Norwegian Deck Machinery (NDM) has signed a new contract with VARD Søviknes for delivery of deck machinery.
The new contract is for the supply of a winch package for VARD’s NB 801, a Diving Support and Construction Vessel being built for Harkand Group.
The vessel is of VARD 3 03 design, specially designed and equipped for diving and subsea operation duties with a high focus on good sea-keeping abilities, excellent station keeping performances and low fuel consumption.
It will be fitted with a 250 ton offshore crane, a ROV hangar, and a Twin Bell 18 Man Saturation Diving System, supporting split level.
NDM will deliver the following equipment for the vessel:
– Two combined windlass/mooring winches;
– Two chain stoppers;
– Two capstans.
The winches will be delivered with electrical drive, frequency controlled.
“We are honored to once again being selected as the supplier of deck machinery to a newbuilding at VARD Søviknes,” NDM said.
Press Release, March 07, 2014; Image: VARD