The M-class vessels are DP2 deep water anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS) of SALT design. These state-of-the-art vessels are built for deep water anchor handling and oilfield operations with reliability, safety and minimised environmental footprint as a top priority. Powered by five medium speed engines with total output of more than 23,000 horsepower, a fuel efficient and flexible hybrid propulsion system and fixed pitch on all side thrusters, the vessels provide high fuel economy, low emissions and excellent station keeping capabilities (ERN 4 x 99). Also designed for safe deck operations, the vessels are equipped with a multi deck handler system, anchor recovery frame, gypsy handling system and other aids.
I-class SSVs: Tour the vessel below
The I-class vessels have been designed together with Marin Teknikk, and are built as a flexible, stable and reliable platform to carry out a wide range of deep and shallow water operations in challenging offshore environments. With a very energy efficient propulsion set-up, these DP 3 vessels feature a 400 t active heave compensated crane and 2 work class ROVs capable of operating in up to 3,000 m water depth. The large 1,850 m 2 free deck is uniquely designed with hundreds of non-welding, sea fastening features, and cofferdams are built in above all tanks to ensure efficiency and flexibility for client operations. The accommodation features 120 modern single cabins to meet increased comfort level requirements.
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