Kleven Gets Green Light for De Beers’ Newbuild

De Beers Marine Namibia, part of diamond company De Beers Group, has lifted all subjects, thus confirming its contract with Norwegian ship builder Kleven on the building of a highly specialised vessel for deep water mineral exploration.

 

The contract was initially announced in October 2014, but subject to final approval within May 2015.

The first of its kind vessel will be of MT 6022 design from Marin Teknikk.

“This design is well proven within the offshore construction segment, but the new build for De Beers will include a wide range of tailor made equipment and features,” said Kleven in a press release.

According to the company, the vessel will be built at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway, and is to be delivered in June 2016.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Oct 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

BLACK SEA OIL AND GAS

Black Sea region continues to impose as a key area for the future of energy in Europe in reaching the diversification of supply and the energy…

read more >

SUBSEA POWER CABLES

2-day seminar covering best practice and emerging technologies for cost-efficient subsea cable projects from conception to installation…

read more >

24th Annual Africa Oil Week 2017

The Conference portraying five days of senior-level executive insights, with rich-content on corporate strategies and portfolio, exposure…

read more >

OTC Brasil 2017

OTC Brasil is organized by the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) and Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)…

read more >