Cochin Shipyard Delivers Second AHTS Craft

Press Release
Friday, April 06, 2012

Shipping Corporation of India takes delivery of an AHTS (anchor handling, tug, supply vessel) for offshore rigs, oil platforms

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) delivered the AHTS, “SCI Kundan”, bearing the Hull No. BY-78, to Shipping Corporation of India, Mumbai (SCI), the second of the series of four being built by CSL for them

The protocol documents of the ship were signed by Capt Devadas, Sr Vice President (Technical & Offshore Services) for Shipping Corporation of India, Mumbai and Mr P Vinayakumar, Director (Technical) on behalf of Cochin Shipyard.

The function was attended by Cmde K Subramaniam, CMD, CSL and senior officials from CSL and SCI.

The vessel is of AH03 type, designed by STX OSV, Norway (ex- Aker Yards) and is certified under dual class by American Bureau of Shipping & Indian Register of Shipping and is registered under the Indian flag.

This 65.2 x 16.0 m vessel is a high end anchor handler with a capacity of 120 T Bollard pull, equipped with 2 x 4000 KW Diesel Engines and 2 x controlled pitch propeller in Kort Nozzles. The vessel is equipped with Grade I Dynamic Positioning and complies with ERRV class ‘C’, having  Fire Fighting class I capabilties.

These vessels are used as support platforms to rigs/oil platforms. The shipyard is presently constructing another four vessels for Shipping Corporation of India which are all in advanced stages of construction.

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