Spanish yard completes latest North Star rescue vessel

Balenciaga Shipyard in northern Spain has launched the last of four new D class emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) commissioned by Craig Group.

Grampian Defiance by North Star
Grampian Defiance by North Star

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – Balenciaga Shipyard in northern Spain has launched the last of four new D class emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) commissioned by Craig Group.

TheGrampian Defiance will be managed by Craig Group division North Star Shipping, and will start supporting DONG E&P’s North Sea operations in September.

Forerunners theGrampian Don, Grampian Dee, and Grampian Discovery are all on long-term contracts in the North Sea.

The NSS-IMT 950 vessels, designed by IMT in Montrose, eastern Scotland, are each equipped with one or two daughter crafts, and one fast rescue craft.

5/24/2012

Grampian Defiance

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