NDM has been selected to supply a large winch package for Kreuz Subsea’s newbuild vessel.
The vessel will be of VARD 3 17 design, with a total length of 91.2 meters and a beam of 21.5 meters, and has been developed especially for diving support and subsea construction duties.
Designed by Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway, and with hull construction to be carried out at Vard Tulcea in Romania, delivery is scheduled from Vard Søviknes in Norway in 2Q 2017.
The DP2 class vessel will have a 100-ton active heave compensated offshore crane, a 4-point mooring system (delivered by NDM), and is prepared for Remote Operating Vehicles (ROVs).
The diving system features a single bell system for a maximum of 12 divers, and can operate in water depths of up to 300 meters with a surface diving spread suitable for air diving in up to 50 meters depth. The diving accommodation is divided into three saturation living chambers.
The vessel will be built according to latest SPS regulations, and can accommodate up to 105 persons, the company informed.
NDM’s scope of supply for this vessel includes:
– Two off combined windlass/mooring winches;
– Two off chain stoppers;
– Two off capstans;
– Four off 60T mooring system winches (4-point mooring system);
– One off remote control system (bridge mounted) for the 4-point mooring system;
– Two off HPU’s.
The equipment is scheduled for delivery in Q2 2016.