Normand Cutter Ready for Repair at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Multi-Purpose Offshore Vessel ‘Normand Cutter’ has arrived at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam for repair and modification work.

The 127, 5 m long deepwater subsea construction and umbilical lay DP vessel has been dry-docked at the repair and conversion yard, Damen informed through social media.

The scope of work on the vessel includes: overhaul of all four main engines, overhaul of the 300-ton SWL National Oilwell offshore crane, hull cleaning and painting, inspection / repairs of thrusters and installation of a grillage on main deck.

After the repair “Normand Cutter” will resume her charter with the Italian offshore contractor Saipem.

The “Normand Cutter” is capable of conducting offshore operations in shallow and deep water.

The operations include laying of flexible pipes/umbilical, subsea installation and construction work, ROV operations etc.

The vessel has the ability to continuously work at sea for 40 days.

Subsea World News Staff, April 28, 2014;  Image: Damen

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