Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Limited today announced an order for 4 Platform Supply Vessels. The vessels will be built by Universal Shipbuilding Corporation in Japan. The 5,000 DWT vessels will be classed with DP2 capability and have diesel electric propulsion systems. The vessels will be delivered progressively from early 2014.
This order follows on from an order earlier in the year for 4 sister vessels from the EISA shipyard in Brazil.
Neil Glenn, Managing Director of Swire Pacific Offshore, said, “We are excited to announce the orders for our H Class series of large PSVs. We see large PSVs as an important market segment moving forward which will meet with the requirements of our key customers.”
Source: Swire Pacific Offshore