Norway: STX OSV Brevik Shipyard Hands Over PSV Island Captain

On Thursday the 16th of February, Island Offshore (IO) took delivery of the MV Island Captain, the newest addition the growing IO fleet. The godmother for the vessel is Mrs. Tonje Tiley from ConocoPhillips.

The MV Island Captain’s sister vessel, the MV Island Centurion was delivered in October 2011. The two vessels are number 5 and 6 in the series of UT 776 CD design vessels built at STX OSV Brevik.

The two vessels will commence a 7 year firm contract plus options with Schlumberger as well stimulation vessels in 2013, and will undertake a major mobilization prior to this. Island Patriot and Island Commander are currently engaged as well stimulation vessels.

Vessel Particulars:

Type: PSV – DP 2

Design: UT 776 CD

Yard: STX OSV Brevik AS

Class: DNV +1A1, E0, SF, Supply Vessel Basic, DK(+), HL(+), LFL*, DYNPOS AUTR, CLEAN DESIGN, COMF-V(3), ICE-C, OILREC, NAUT-OSV(A)

L.O.A.: 93,0 m

Width: 20,0 m

DW: 4.000t

Deck area: 1.000 m2

Accommodation: 39 persons

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, February 20, 2012; Image: islandoffshore

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Posted on February 20, 2012