Marin Teknikk AS are performing a large reconstruction of the MT6015 for Malaysian based IES Pioneer Ltd.
The reconstruction will include lengthening the vessel with 9 meters, plus adding a moon-pool and life boats.
The vessel is supposed to be ready for duty by December 20, 2015.
Prior to this variation order (VO), in July 2014, Marin Teknikk signed a shipbuilding contract with Kleven for design of a MPSV MT 6015. According to the first specifications, vessel had a length of 93,8 meters, a beam of 20,0 meters, a working deck of more than 1,000 sq. meters, and will feature a 150 MT active heave compensated offshore crane, accommodation for 60 persons, CAP 437 compliant helideck , fire-fighting capabilities as well as provisions for ROV operations.
The vessel is expected to be contracted by oil & gas operating companies in the ongoing development of deep and newly discovered ultra deep-water hydrocarbon fields of Asia and the Middle East.