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.

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