Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. held a christening ceremony for the platform supply vessel (PSV) GEMSBOK on February 5th 2014.
The vessel, of MMC 887 L design, was built for one of the biggest worldwide offshore fleet owners, the Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). Like the previous ones, the vessel is designed for servicing offshore industry and support to the proper functioning of drilling platforms. She is equipped with Diesel – Electric power system allowing efficient exploitation, reduction of fuel consumption and lower emission of NOx and SOx to the atmosphere.
On the same day, the eight in the series of the same vessels was launched at Remontowa. Yet to follow are complex sea trials, after which the vessel will be delivered to the owner in July this year.
All vessels are built under supervision of American Bureau of Shipping according to the project elaborated by MMC Ship Design & Marine Consulting Ltd from Gdynia, Poland.
Source:, February 10, 2014