Ulstein delivers offshore construction vessel

Offshore staff

ULSTEINVIK, Norway – Ulstein Verft has delivered the offshore construction vessel Island Venture to Island Ventures 5 LLC, a joint venture between Edison Chouest Offshore and Island Offshore.

Designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions AS, the vessel is 159.8 m (524.3 ft) long and 30 m (98 ft) wide.

It features a 400-metric ton crane for operations at 4,000-m (13,123-ft) depth as well as a 140-metric ton crane with 3,000-m (9,842-ft) wire. The vessel has three moonpools - two for work ROVs and one construction moonpool of 12 x 11.2 m (39 x 36.7 ft). It has accommodation for 239 people, a deck area of 2,250 sq m (24,219 sq ft), and three separate engine rooms.

The SX165 design offshore construction vessel will be used for operations such as IMR, ROV services, well intervention, and drilling.


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