Island Offshore has taken delivery of M/V Island Dawn from the Vard Brevik shipyard in Norway. This is the third platform supply vessel in a series of four Rolls-Royce UT 717 CD designs, delivered from the same yard.
On this occasion Managing Director of Island Offshore, Håvard Ulstein said: “It is always a pleasure to welcome another vessel to our fleet, and with this being the third in a row we know that we receive quality. We look forward to further strengthen our fleet as we complete the series later this year.”
As her sister vessels, M/V Island Dawn has an overall length of 84.45 metres and a breadth of 17 metres with a dead weight of 3.800 tonnes and a deck capacity of 800m2. M/V Island The vessel will be transporting pipes and general deck load, liquid cargo as well as cement and barite to drilling rigs in the North Sea. She is also equipped for duties as standby/rescue vessel.
M/V Island Dawn was christened during a ceremony at the yard in November 2013, with Mimmi Ulstein as a godmother.
The Island Offshore group comprises 25 vessels in operation including the vessel segments PSV, AHTS, Well stimulation, Subsea Construction and Light Well Intervention. The new building program includes an additional five vessels to be added to the fleet in 2014 and 2015.
Island Offshore, January 21, 2014