Singapore-based Ultra Deep Solutions has signed a letter of intent to build a SALT 310 well intervention vessel at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in Shenzhen.
The vessel, 162 meters by 32 meters, will be capable of well intervention, flex lay and rigid pipe lay in 3000 meter water depths. The 3-in-1 tower designed by Huisman is said to be the first of it’s kind ever built.
The crane is Huisman built 600t to 1000t which can work in depths of 3000 meters. Also on the vessel is a 650 msw hydrogen saturation system. In addition, there are 2 WROVs 250 HP built into hangars. The vessel comes with 2 hydrogen refineries built into the design.
Shel Hutton, CEO of UDS, said: “I would like to thank all of you who were involved to make this deal come together. CMHI, SALT and Huisman for their ongoing creativity for design. Also I would like to thank FTE, JFD, Fathom Systems and DNV-GL for their hard-work to get us this far with Hydrogen. We will continue to go forward with technology and hybrid ships now. Our goals continue to remain the same bring our end clients low cost, fuel efficient and high technology products.”