The 4,000 dwt VARD 1 08 platform supply vessel will measure 81 meters in length and 18 meters wide. Illustration courtesy VARD Holdings
E.R. Offshore, the offshore arm of Hamburg-based ship owning and management firm E.R. Schiffahrt Group has awarded VARD today a contract for the design and construction of a new 1 08 design platform supply vessel.
The vessel will have a total length of 81 meters, beam of 18 meters and a cargo deck area of 830 m2. Delivery is scheduled from Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam in 2Q 2016.
E.R. Offshore has also taken over the contract for a sister vessel from Carlotta Offshore via a novation agreement. This vessel is currently under construction at Vard Vung Tau with an expected delivery in 3Q 2015.
Established in 2006, E.R. Offshore currently manages a fleet of thirteen Platform Supply Vessels and Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels.
The VARD 1-SERIES comprises a wide range of PSVs designed by Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway. The vessels are designed with high focus on cargo capacity, maneuvering capabilities combined with low fuel consumption.
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