SMC is pleased to report Steel Cutting Ceremony in Crist SA (Contractor of Ulstein Verft), Gdynia, Poland for Hull No. NB-309, the 1st unit from the series of 2 x SX175 Service Operation Vessel (SOV), an Ulstein X-Bow design ordered by Windea Offshore.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 88.0m, B = 18.0m, D = 8.0m, T d/s = 6.0/6.4m. Propelled by 2(two) Azimuth type propellers driven by frequency controlled electric motors together with 2(two) Bow Thrusters & 1(one) retractable Azimuth Thruster the vessel will operate at the speed of 13.5 knots at 5.0m draught & 12.5 knots at 6.0m draught. All vessels in the series are classed by DNV-GL and will be built to Gibraltar flag requirements.
Classification notes: DNV +1A1 SF, E0, Offshore service vessel, DYNPOS AUTR, CLEAN DESIGN, COMF-V (3)C(3), DK(+), BIS, NAUT-AW. LCS-DC, BWM-T, HELDK.
Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for middle of 2016.