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  • 2015 June 8 16:40

    VARD secures contract for one diving support and construction vessel for Kreuz Subsea

    Vard Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured a contract for the design and construction of one Diving Support and Construction Vessel for Singapore-based Kreuz Subsea group, the company said in its press release.
     
    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, 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.
     
    Established in 2008 as a provider of integrated offshore subsea services to the oil and gas industry, Kreuz Subsea has multipurpose support vessels, remotely operated vehicles and saturation & surface-supplied diving systems under ownership, and is well placed to offer the industry innovative, safe and productive subsea solutions, with a competitive edge. Recognized by its clients as an experienced, ethical and reputable integrated subsea services provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, Kreuz Subsea is progressing towards becoming an established deep-water SURF installation service provider.




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