Vard books repeat order at Vietnam yard

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FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — Vard reports that it has secured a second platform supply vessel order from Carlotta Offshore Ltd.

Like the first, ordered in September 2013, the vessel will be be built in Vard's Vung Tau, Vietnam, shipyard and will be a a multifunctional PSV of Vard 1 08 design with a total length of 81 meters, beam of 18 meters and a cargo deck area of 830 sq.m.

At the time that order was placed, Vard described Carlotta Offshore as a newly established player in the offshore support vessel market.

The approximately 4,000 dwt vessel will be prepared for standby, rescue, firefighting and oil recovery operations and is scheduled for second quarter 2015 delivery.

The VARD 1-SERIES comprises a wide range of Platform Supply Vessels designed by Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway. The vessels are designed with high focus on cargo capacity and excellent maneuvering capabilities combined with low fuel consumption.