Pelican Offshore expands fleet with four new AHTS vessels

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Pelican Offshore Services Pte. Ltd. has acquired four new anchor handling, towing, and supply (AHTS) vessels scheduled for delivery between 4Q 2009 and 2Q 2010.

Each 60-m (197-ft) AHTS will be equipped with a pair of 3,000 bhp main engines exerting a minimum bollard pull of 70 metric tons (77 tons), along with two bow thrusters and one stern thruster.

The AHTS will also have dynamic positioning to DP-2 standard, enabling less than 1-m (3.2-ft) accuracy in offshore station keeping; class 1 fire fighting pumps; accommodation for 26 people; 360-sq m (3,875-sq ft) clear deck area, complete with towing pins and shark jaws; 235-cu m (8,299 cu ft) storage capacity for liquid mud / brine; 295-cu m (10,428 cu ft) storage capacity for potable water; and 500-cu m (17,657-cu ft) storage capacity for fuel.

The vessels will be built in Malaysia.

Pelican Offshore is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penguin International Ltd.

06/13/2008

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