COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard has delivered the third Stingray-class subsea support vessel “Maersk Inventor” to offshore marine contractor Maersk Supply Service (MSS).
The two vessels are part of the $470-million contract a subsidiary of COSCO Shipyard Group secured back in August 2014 to build four subsea support vessels.
The keel laying ceremony for all four SSVs took place in December 2015.
The vessels are of MT6027 Marin Teknikk-design with length of 137 metres, and a beam of 27 metres. The DP3 vessels feature a 400 t active heave compensated crane and 2 work class ROVs capable of operating in up to 3,000 meters water depth.
The delivery of the fourth and final ‘Stingray SSV’ is also planned for 2018.
Subsea World News Staff