Prosafe orders two advanced semisubmersible accommodation vessels

Prosafe has agreed on a letter of intent with COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd. for the engineering, procurement, and construction of two semisubmersible accommodation vessels, with options for four further units.

Offshore staff

LARNACA, CyprusProsafe has agreed on a letter of intent with COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd. for the engineering, procurement, and construction of two semisubmersible accommodation vessels, with options for four further units. The agreement covers two potential contracts, each in excess of $200 million.

Expected to be in operation in 2016, the vessels will be of Gusto MSC’s Ocean 500 design and will be equipped with 500 beds, DP-3 station keeping systems, 10-point chain mooring, and 300-metric ton (330-ton) cranes.

11/07/2013

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