Wilson Sons signs two PSV 5000 contracts
Wilson Sons (Brazil) and Damen Shipyards Group (NL) have signed a contract for two Damen PSV 5000 vessels.
The PSV 5000 vessels, measuring 85 m (279 ft) in length and 19 m (62 ft) in width, will feature a diesel-electric propulsion line with DP-2 station keeping capabilities. The vessels will comply to the specifications of the sixth round of the Program for the Renovation of the Offshore Support Fleet ofPetrobras, including a traveling gantry crane for offshore operations. Future upgrades like bulk handling systems have been taken into account in the design.
The vessels will be built at Wilson Sons Guarujá II (SP) and delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug, who will operate the vessel on a six-plus-six-year charter contract with Petrobras.