Rolls-Royce to deliver mooring system for Sleipnir

Offshore staff

LONDON Rolls-Royce has signed an £8-million ($11-million) contract to supply the mooring system for semisubmersible crane vessel, Sleipnir. The vessel will be built in Singapore by Sembcorp Marine for Heerema Offshore Services.

For Sleipnir, Rolls-Royce will deliver an equipment package for its specific operations, comprising a 12-point mooring system including electric driven winches, fairleads, wire sheaves, and also a control system.

When completed the vessel will be 220 m (721 ft) in length, have a width of 102 m (334 ft) and a displacement of 273,700 metric tons (301,702 tons) at maximum operational draft.

It will be equipped with two cranes of 10,000 metric tons (11,023 tons) lifting capacity each, providing the heavy lifting capacity to install and remove offshore facilities and install subsea structures, foundations, moorings, and floating structures in deepwater.

Sleipnir will be self-propelled with a transit speed of 10 knots, and will operate on dual-fuel. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered from the yard in 2H 2018.


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