Norwegian Simek shipyard has announced that the Yard no. 127 vessel was successfully launched at Angholmen last weekend. After being launched, two tug boats towed the ship to Simek.
At Simek, the ship will be further outfitted and completed before its sea trials and delivery in May 2014 to Krúnborg Offshore.
The vessel is a 85.45 m long Subsea vessel of MM 85 MSV design. The contract provides work for Simek and Flekkefjord Elektro until delivery in May 2014.
The vessel was designed by Multi Maritime AS in Førde and is a development of two existing vessels the company has taken delivery of from another Norwegian shipyard. The ship will be able to perform various subsea operations worldwide.
The newbuilding will have a diesel-electric propulsion system of 4 generators with approx. 6.490 kW. These supply power to two electric-powered propellers each of 1,600 kW aft. Estimated speed is approx. 14,5 knots. In addition, the ship is equipped with one bow thruster and two azimuth thrusters.
The accomodation is designed for a total of 90 people, divided into 20 single and 35 double cabins, all with shower and toilet.