Vroon orders subsea support vessel in China

VOS-Sugar 344JANUARY 24, 2013 —Vroon B.V. has ordered of a newbuilding subsea-support vessel (SSV) at Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China. The order includes an option for a second vessel.

The vessel follows the two SSVs that were built at the shipyard in 2012 for Vroon Offshore Services (VOS Shine and VOS Sweet).

The new vessel, to be named VOS Sugar, is a modern SSV with retractable thruster and super-silent tunnel thruster, providing a high standard of comfort for both passengers and crew. She is scheduled for delivery in early 2015 and will be operated by Vroon Offshore Services B.V. in Den Helder, Netherlands.


Length o.a. 68 m

Beam 14.95 m

Special Class Notations (ABS) GREENPASSPORT, ENVIRO, SPS, MLC 2006


DP Class 2, ABS

Accommodations, total 50