Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder, has announced it won an order to build a multipurpose offshore construction vessel (MOCV) from Toisa Ltd.
The contract includes an option exercisable by the owner for an additional same class MOCV.
With a 900 tonne and a 200 tonne offshore crane, the vessel will be capable of undertaking ultra deepwater installation and construction activities including subsea pipeline and cable laying, and topside construction support work for FPSO and drilling rigs.
The MOCV, measuring 150 m in length, 32 m in width, and 13 m in depth, with a service speed of 15 knots, also features a dynamic positioning system, five 3,350 kW thrusters, and two 2,500 kW thrusters for improved stability while operating.
The Safety for Special Purpose Ships Code-abiding vessel is scheduled to be delivered by the second half of 2015.