Pipe-laying equipment from the Dutch company Huisman Equipment has been ordered by Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven for CEONA's new ship.
Work has started at Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven AG on the multi-functional offshore construction vessel and pipelaying platform Ceona Amazon for London-based shipping company Ceona.
The 33,000 gt DP2-equiipped newbuilding, 199.4 m long, 32.2 m wide and drawing 7.5 m, will be part of a new generation of vessels in the Ceona fleet, and she is due to enter service in late 2014.
The vessel will carry pipe-laying equipment from Huisman Equipment in the Netherlands and boast extensive under-deck storage capacity for line pipe or umbilicals as well as a deck area of 4,600 m2 for further pipe and reel storage, making it independent of costly logistics bases.
Two on-board 400 t mast head cranes and a single 30 t knuckle boom crane – all heave-compensated – enable heavy lift operations including ing installation of large subsea structures singly or in tandem in water depths to 3000 metres.
Two on-board work-class ROVs will be for operation down to the same depth and Ceona Amazon will also boast a helipad and 7 thrusters.
Capable of laying rigid or flexible pipelines and umbilicals, it will have accommodation for 200 personnel in 114 high standard, comfort- class cabins. The combination of pipe-laying, lifting and mobile asset flexible installation along with remote operation if required make it extremely well-suited to overall offshore field development.