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Singapore’s STX OSV Holdings (STX OSV) has won contracts to design and build a pair of offshore subsea construction vessels (OSCV) for Norway’s Siem Offshore and one anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel for Iceman .
The vessels planned to be built for Siem Offshore will be based on the company’s OSCV 11 design.
Each of the OSCV will have a length of 121m, a beam of 22m and will be equipped with a 250t AHC crane.
STX OSV Tulcea in Romania will deliver the hulls of the vessels, which are scheduled to be delivered from STX OSV Brattvaag in Norway in third and fourth quarter of next year.
The Singapore-based shipbuilder also has two platform supply vessels (PSVs) under construction in Brazil for Siem Offshore.
Under the contract with Iceman, STX will design and build an AHTS vessel which will have an overall length of 94m and beam of 24m.
Built on the AH 12 design, with wide beam and according to ice class, the vessel will be used for multi role operations in harsh and arctic areas.
The vessel’s hull will be delivered from STX OSV in Romania, while the AHTS is scheduled to be delivered from Norway in mid-2013.
Siem Offshore owns and operates modern support vessels for the global oil and gas service industry, with a current fleet of 44 vessels with five are under construction.
Image: The OSCV pair will be built on STX’s OSCV 11 design having an overall length of 94m and beam of 24m. Photo: STXOSV