Norwegian offshore vessel proprietor Eidesvik Offshore will certainly take care of the building and construction assistance vessel Viking Neptun it lately consented to market to DEME.
The business has actually currently authorized a two-year ship monitoring arrangement with DEME under which Eidesvik will certainly supply complete technological monitoring, crewing and also procedure of the vessel.
Viking Neptun was developed for Eidesvik in 2015.
In January 2022, Eidesvik entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (“MoA”) with DEME to sell the vessel. The MoA is anticipated to finish in the 4th quarter of 2022, after the conclusion of the existing agreement with the overseas installment companyHavfram
The ship monitoring arrangement will certainly begin when Viking Neptun is supplied to DEME.
The Viking Neptun presently has a turntable efficient in taking care of 4,500 tonnes of wires listed below deck. DEME strategies to enhance the vessel’s capability by including a 2nd, 7,000-tonne wire turntable on deck.
The 145 m long vessel is geared up with a big, unhampered deck and also a 400-tonne Active Heave Compensated Knuckle Boom crane, which, DEME stated previously this year, makes ‘Viking Neptun’ perfect for the building and construction of drifting wind ranches.
Gitte Gard Talmo, President & & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of Eidesvik Offshore, stated: “We are very pleased with the confidence DEME is showing us and are confident that our skilled crews offshore and onshore will continue to deliver high-quality services and operations”.
Koen Vanderbeke, Strategic Operations Director at DEME, commented: “Eidesvik has a strong track record for safe and reliable shipping operations. DEME’s strategy is to deploy the most versatile, sustainable and high-tech fleet in the industry, and we have great confidence in Eidesvik’s ability to ensure optimal operation of this advanced vessel. The deployment of Viking Neptun ensures that we are ready to serve our client’s needs now and in the future, and that we take a proactive role in further facilitating the energy transition.”