Polish shipbuilder Remontowa has laid the keels of two multipurpose platform supply vessels it is building under a contract with Lewek Shipping Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Ezra Holdings of Singapore.
The MMC 887 CP design vessels will be entirely constructed in Remontowa's Northern Shipyard in Gdansk with delivery dates set for first quarter and second quarter 2012.
Measuring 87.90 m in length and 18.80 m across the beam, the 5,200 dwt vessels have a deck area exceeding 900 sq.m and accommodations for 60 persons.
The vessels are equipped for carriage of dry bulks, general supplies and liquid mud, general cargo on the open deck as well as special products like methanol .
The vessels are DP2 equipped, comply with Fi-Fi 1 and are equipped for oil recovery and safety standby assignments. They are designed so that they can carry out towage and anchor handling duties.
In the supply mode, the vessels operate on electric drive. However, the main engines can provide additional directly via shaft lines to the CP propellers when extra power is required.
The vessels are being built to the requirements for the ABS ENVIRO class notation and in accordance with the latest SPS code.
Dwcember 15, 2010