Havyard's newbuild 115 'African Inspiration' to be named in Fosnavåg on 6 November
Havyard's newbuild 115 'African Inspiration' will be named in Fosnavåg on 6 November. Minister of Finance Siv Jensen will be godmother, the company said in its press release.
In April 2013, the Nigerian company Marine Platforms Limited ordered a Havyard 857 Subsea vessel. On 5 November, Havyard's shipyard in Leirvik in Sogn will hand over the ship to the Nigerian company, and on the following day the ship will be named and duly celebrated in Fosnavåg in Møre og Romsdal county.
When the contract between Havyard and Marine Platforms was signed, many years had passed since the last time a Norwegian shipyard delivered a vessel to an African shipping company.
Marine Platforms Limited is a Nigerian company that offers a range of services to the Nigerian and international offshore oil industry. Their services include well services, deepwater subsea solutions and the leasing of ships for various offshore assignments.
A Havyard 857 Subsea IMR (Inspection Maintenance and Repair) ship that will be used for installation, maintenance and repair work on oil installations on the seabed. Designed by Havyard Design & Solutions in Fosnavåg and built at Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik in Sogn.
Length: 113 m
Breadth: 22 m
Cabin capacity: 120 persons
Cargo deck: 1,200 sq. m
Offshore crane with active heave compensation: 250 tonnes