Norwegian Deck Machinery (NDM) has signed a contract with VARD Søviknes for supply of a winch package to their NB 801, a Diving Support and Construction Vessel being built for Harkand Group.
The vessel is of VARD 3 03 design, specially designed and equipped for diving and subsea operation duties with a high focus on good sea-keeping abilities, excellent station keeping performances and low fuel consumption.
The vessel will be fitted with a 250 ton offshore crane, a ROV hangar, and a Twin Bell 18 Man Saturation Diving System, supporting split level.
The following equipment will be delivered:
- Two combined windlass/mooring winches
- Two chain stoppers
- Two capstans
The winches will be delivered with electrical drive, frequency controlled.
Press Release, March 7, 2014