Zamakona Launches North Sea Emergency Vessel

Posted by Michelle Howard
Monday, February 03, 2014

The Zamakona Yards Group said it has successfully launched the vessel Ocean Marilin in its installations in Pasajes in Northern Spain on January 31.

The vessel is the second which Zamakona Yards has launched of the three vessels contracted with the Norwegian shipping company, Atlantic Offshore A.S. The principal mission of the vessel will be to provide immediate attention in emergency situations to Offshore Oil Rigs and Installations. Being especially adapted to the severe climatic conditions of the North Sea, it will commence operations for the Oil Company TOTAL in the second semester of 2014.

The vessel, built in Pasajes, is a Field Support Vessel (FSV) of Havyard HY820 Design. With a price of nearly €25 million, the vessel incorporates the latest technologies including: dynamic positioning, fire control systems, machinery, towing pins on deck, stern roller, etc.

With a length of 66.8 meters, a breadth of 16 meters and two MAN motors with a capacity of 2,500 KW each, the vessel has the capacity to rescue 300 persons.

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