Stay Connected

Bumi Armada orders new-concept PSV

Offshore staff

HELSINKI, Finland -- Nam Cheong Dockyard in Miri, Malaysia, is to build a Wärtsilä Ship Design (WSD) multi-purpose platform supply vessel (MPSV).

The WSD 800 MPSV design features four generating sets producing over 6 MW of electric power. This is distributed, via Wärtsilä's patented Low Loss concept for diesel electric propulsion, to two Wärtsilä main azimuth steerable thrusters aft, and two tunnel thrusters forward.

The WSD 800 MPSV is 81.6 m (268 ft) long, with a beam of 18.4 m (60.4 ft), and a summer draught of 6.8 m (22.3 ft). It includes an ROV mezzanine deck, a crane, and an 800-sq m (8,611-sq ft) deck area.

Malaysian offshore support specialist Bumi Armada will own and operate the vessel, which is due to be launched and commissioned by fall 2012.

04/21/2011

Related Articles

Mad Dog Platform. Photo courtesy BP

BP adds two drilling rigs in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Nov 20, 2013

BP has added two drilling rigs to the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, bringing its fleet there to a company record of nine rigs.

CLOV FPSO reaches port in Angola

Nov 20, 2013

Total says the FPSO for its CLOV project in Angola’s deepwater block 17 has reached Porto Amboim in Angola.

Trending News

Chevron drillship Pacific Sharav arrives in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 20, 2014

Chevron Corp. reports that the deepwater drillship Pacific Sharav has arrived in the Gulf of Mexico to work under a five-year contract with Pacific Drilling.

BOEM proposes Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease sale

Oct 20, 2014

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer 40 million acres offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama for oil and gas exploration and development in a sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Central Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.

SBM Offshore launches Imodco Terminals and Imodco Services

Oct 20, 2014

SBM Offshore announces that, to meet the challenges of the dynamic market for catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) terminals and after sales services, two independent entities – Imodco Terminals SA and Imodco Services SA – have been created.

Songa Offshore SE provides Songa Dee SPS update

Oct 20, 2014

Songa Offshore SE says that the scope of work for the Songa Dee special periodic survey has progressed according to plan, including the budget of 60 days and $90 million.

COSCO offers update on Sevan 650 drilling unit

Oct 20, 2014

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd. reports that COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd. and Sevan Drilling Rig VI Pte. Ltd. (shipowner) have agreed to defer delivery date of Sevan Developer for 12 months, with options exercisable at six-month intervals, to extend the delivery date up to a total of 36 months from Oct. 15.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

View more Job Listings >>