GORINCHEM, the Netherlands – Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam, part of Damen Shipyards Group, has signed a contract to build a third seismic research support vessel (SRSV) for Rederij Groen.
The contract follows last month’s order of two new SRSVs due for delivery in 3Q 2014. This third vessel will be delivered in 2015. The new SRSV will be identical to the first two: 35 m x 8.70 m (115 ft x 29 ft) and propelled by two Azimuth thrusters, each powered by a 500-kW electric motor. Three Caterpillar gensets will provide electrical power.