Wärtsilä to design latest Subsea 7 construction vessel

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has contracted Wärtsilä to design a large heavy construction vessel (HCV) for Subsea 7.

Subsea 7 Wartsila
Subsea 7 Wartsila

Offshore staff

HELSINKI, Finland – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has contracted Wärtsilä to design a large heavy construction vessel (HCV) for Subsea 7.

The new VS 4285 design HCV will be deployed globally and will work year-round in deep and ultra-deepwater and in harsher environments. Features will include strong DP capability and an efficient hull form.

Huisman will supply the crane and vertical laying system, and MAATS the carousel.

Main dimensions of the VS 4285 HCV are as follows:

Length:160 m (525 ft)
Breadth:32 m (105 ft)
Depth:13.5 m (44 ft)
Service speed:15 knots
Under deck Carousel:7,000 metric ton (7,716 ton)
VLS:325 ton tension
Crane:600 ton
Accommodation:132 POB R
ROV:2 work ROVS

6/07/2013

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