June 9, 2005
Brazilian order for Damen PSV
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands and Brazil's Wilson, Sons have signed a contract and license agreement for the construction of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel 7216.
The nearly 72 meter long vessel will be built by Wilson. Sons at its shipyard in Guaruja (Santos), Brazil.
Damen will provide engineering, construction drawings and a material package.
The vessel, operated by Wilson, Sons, will enter into a charter contract with Petrobras and fully complies with its requirements.
The total deadweight is 3,100 ton, the available deck area 630 sq.m with a maximum deck load of 1,000 tons.
The tank lay-out includes fuel oil, potable water, ballast/drilling water, liquid mud and dry bulk.
Propulsion is based on a diesel - electric propulsion system, comprising four main generators, two electric motors and two 1,500 kW CPP Azimuth Rudder Propellers.
Twin 600 kW electric bow thrusters are provided with CPP.
Fully air-conditioned accommodations are provided for 24 persons.
The PSV 7216 will enter into service during the second half of 2006.