BERGEN, Norway – The new lay vessel CSV North Ocean 105, jointly owned by Oceanteam Shipping and J Ray McDermott (Norway) has started a five-year time charter immediately upon delivery from Metalships.
The North Ocean 105 construction vessel offers a 440-ton top-tension vertical reel system capable of depths to 3,000 m with a reel payload of 2,975 tons. It is 145 m (475 ft) long with a beam of 27 m (89 ft) and has heave-control cranes of 440-ton and 110-ton capacities. Two winch systems have a capacity of 496 tons and 165 tons, respectively.
The charter is with Eastern Marine Services Inc., a subsidiary of McDermott.