NPCC Orders PLV from Chinese Shipyard

21 June 2010 (Last Updated June 21st, 2010 18:30)

Abu Dhabi's National Petroleum Construction has ordered a pipe-laying vessel from Chinese shipbuilder Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry. The company placed the order to build the DLS-4200 for an undisclosed amount. Designed by Ulstein Sea of Solutions, the DLS-4200<

Abu Dhabi’s National Petroleum Construction has ordered a pipe-laying vessel from Chinese shipbuilder Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry.

The company placed the order to build the DLS-4200 for an undisclosed amount.

Designed by Ulstein Sea of Solutions, the DLS-4200 will be one of the biggest vessels of its kind.

The vessel has a length of 196.90m, a breadth of 43.40m and depth of 19.60m.

The order is scheduled to be delivered by the third quarter of 2012.