Wärtsilä picked to design four PSVs

Offshore staff

HELSINKI, Finland – Wärtsilä Corp. has been awarded a contract to design four multi-purpose platform support vessels for Bumi Armada Berhad subsidiary Armada Offshore MPSV, a Malaysian vessel operator.

The four vessels will be built by a subsidiary of Nam Cheong Limited in China’s Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding yard. The contract’s value was not disclosed.

The PSVs will be based on the WSD 1000 design and will measure 88.8 m (291 ft) in length by 20 m (66 ft) in breadth. Wärtsilä will also supply main power generation systems, propulsion systems, electrical systems and automation systems.


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