Austin Offshore commissions three intervention vessels

Offshore staff

SHANGHAI, China – OSD-IMT is designing two 120-m (393-ft) long IMT9120 riserless light well intervention/IMR vessels for Austin Offshore, the shipping branch of Singapore-based Upstream Drilling.

The 9,500-dwt diesel-electric propulsion vessels will perform riserless light well intervention, light construction, subsea installation, inspection, maintenance, and repairs.

They will be able to deploy three ROVs, and will include a 250-metric ton (275-ton) capacity AHC crane, and a traveling gantry well intervention tower system.

The vessels will be built by China Merchants Industry Holdings in Hong Kong.


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