Wilson Sons InksTwo PSV Contracts with Damen

By Eric Haun
Thursday, July 10, 2014
From left to right: Erik Hertel (Sales Manager Damen), Bram Verwijs (Project Manager Damen), Michael Schröder (CEO Ultratug), Federico Irrgang (President Wilson, Sons Ultratug), Arnaldo Calbucci (Vice-President Wilson, Sons), Martín Brau (CEO Antares Naviera), |René Berkvens (CEO Damen), Adalberto Souza (Director Wilson Sons Shipyard), Frits van Drenth (Product Director Damen), Arnout Damen (COO Damen), Rutger Dolk (Sales Manager Damen) [Photo: Damen]

At the International Tug, Salvage and OSV Convention on June 19, Wilson Sons (Brazil) and Damen Shipyards Group (Netherlands) signed a contract for two Damen PSV 5000s. This contract further strengthens cooperation between the two companies, where Wilson Sons builds vessels locally using a Damen design, engineering and material package.

The PSV 5000s, measuring 85 meters in length and 19 meters in width, will feature a diesel-electric propulsion line with DP2 station keeping capabilities. The vessels will comply with the specifications of the sixth round of the program for the renovation of the offshore support fleet of Petrobras, including a travelling gantry crane for offshore operations. Next to this, future upgrades like bulk handling systems have been taken into account in the design.

The vessels will be built at Wilson Sons Guarujá II (Spain) and delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug, who will operate the vessel on a 6 + 6 year charter contract with Petrobras. Damen and Wilson Sons have been working together for more than 20 years.

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  • PSV 5000 rendering [Image: Damen]

    PSV 5000 rendering [Image: Damen]

  • From left to right: Arnaldo Calbucci with Rene Berkvens [Photo: Damen]

    From left to right: Arnaldo Calbucci with Rene Berkvens [Photo: Damen]

  • From left to right: Arnaldo Calbucci with Rene Berkvens [Photo: Damen]

    From left to right: Arnaldo Calbucci with Rene Berkvens [Photo: Damen]

  • From left to right: Adalberto Souza with Frits van Drenth [Photo: Damen]

    From left to right: Adalberto Souza with Frits van Drenth [Photo: Damen]

  • From left to right: Adalberto Souza with Erik Hertel [Photo: Damen]

    From left to right: Adalberto Souza with Erik Hertel [Photo: Damen]

  • PSV 5000 rendering [Image: Damen]
  • From left to right: Arnaldo Calbucci with Rene Berkvens [Photo: Damen]
  • From left to right: Arnaldo Calbucci with Rene Berkvens [Photo: Damen]
  • From left to right: Adalberto Souza with Frits van Drenth [Photo: Damen]
  • From left to right: Adalberto Souza with Erik Hertel [Photo: Damen]
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