ROMANIA -- GSP Drilling has awarded Sea of Solutions the design contract for a new DP3 multipurpose construction vessel. The new vessel will combine three offshore operating capabilities in one design: pipelaying, heavy-lift operations, and tender assist drilling operations.
Sea of Solutions will partner with Finnish engineering company Deltamarin for the contract. Both companies were involved in the concept design of the vessel and are currently working on the basic design. The vessel will be classed DP3 with eight thrusters and a mooring system.