Otto Marine Limited, a leading offshore marine company which owns and operates a large fleet offshore support vessels, shipyard and offers specialized offshore services, today at its Batam Shipyard, Indonesia, held a naming ceremony for drilling vessel ‘Norshore Atlantic’.
The Norshore Atlantic is one the first of its kind to be successfully constructed by an Asian yard. It is an efficient and environmental friendly multi-purpose drilling vessel built to the MT6022XL Norwegian design.
The highly complex vessel classed by DNV is equipped with dynamic positioning 3 (‘DP3’) capability, and is primarily designed for riserless operation utilizing known and field proven technology.
Norshore Atlantic is equipped to perform riserless drilling operations, plugging and abandonment of old wells, well completion work, well intervention and subsea construction work.
It has an ROV system installed onboard, and is equipped with a 150T AHC, offshore cranes, and a drilling derrick. The vessel is suitable for work in both shallow and deep water, ranging from 70 to 3000 meters.
ottomarine, February 28, 2014