U.S. Navy’s First John Lewis-Class Oiler Launched at NASSCO
The first ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego. The John Lewis-class oilers will provide underway...
Kleven Shipyard’s build number 365, a SALT 301 OCV-design, was launched on 11 May 2014.
The ship was designed by Salt Ship Design and mostly built in separate blocks (modules) in Poland where they were shipped via barge to Norway and assembled on the slipway at Kleven.
Once built, this ship will perform flexible pipe and cable lay as well as deepwater offshore construction work.
Length over all: 145 m
Beam: 31 m
Deadweight: 13,500 tons
Complement: 150 persons
2x offshore cranes, 400 tons and 100 tons capacity. Cranes supplied by Cargotec.
Fitted with a below deck carousel from Maats Tech Ltd, 26 m diameter, 8 m high, 4500 tons capacity.
8 main generators, total capacity about 22 000 kW.
A total of 11 thrusters, including fixed propellers, tunnel and azimuth thrusters.
Classification: DnV +1A1,E0,Dynpos AUTRO, Comf V(2)C(3),DK(+),Clean Design,BIS, Naut OSV (A),DK(+),TMON,HELDK-SH,SPS2008
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