SINGAPORE -- Keppel Singmarine Pte., a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd., has delivered the anchor handling tug/supply (AHTS) vessel Sea Cheyenne to Gulfmark Offshore Inc.
The 140-metric ton (154-ton) bollard pull vessel is the third of eight vessels Keppel Singmarine is building for Gulfmark. The vessels are designed by Keppel O&M's Marine Technology Development arm. The five remaining vessels will be delivered in 2008.
Sea Cheyenne, which will be deployed in Vietnam, is the fourth vessel that Keppel Singmarine has delivered this year. The yard is expected to deliver one more vessel before year-end.
Keppel Singmarine is currently building 17 vessels: 13 offshore support vessels, an FSO, two ice-breakers, and a derrick pipelay vessel. The yard is also building the hull of three jackup rigs for Keppel FELS. Keppel O&M has a total order book of 50 ships, with contract obligations stretching into 2011.