Groen Orders Two SRSV's
Maaskant has broad experience in maintenance and repair of Offshore Support Vessels. However, an order for SRSV-newbuilds is a first. Director Frits van Dongen says: ”The vessels have been designed in cooperation with Saltwater Engineering (Netherlands) to meet the needs and experiences of Shipping Company Groen. The vessels’ all-weather chase and support tasks will focus on seismic activity research. Both SRSV’s will be 40 m long with a 9.30 m beam. Two Caterpillar propulsion units of in total 1940kw (2640pk) will give the vessels a design speed of 14 knots. They can be deployed worldwide and have accommodation for 14 people.