Norwegian shipbuilder and designer Ulstein has launched its hull number 302 offshore construction vessel the Island Venture.
The largest offshore vessel so far from Ulstein Verft, measures 159.9 meters in length and 30 meters in the beam.
The Ulstein SX165-design vessel, which has been redesigned and increased in both length and beam during the engineering phase, is jointly owned by Island Offshore and Edison Chouest Offshore.
The DP3 vessel features a main offshore AHC crane 400t, secondary offshore AHC crane 140t, main moon pool, 11.2m x 12.0 m, 450t SWL top hatch and two work class ROVs, launched through dedicated moon pools.
Island Venture is powered by an 19,400 ekW diesel electric engine and will be fit to accommodate 200 people.
Delivery is scheduled for Q4 2015.