Far Samson to begin five-year contract for Saipem

The construction support vessel Far Samson has been delivered to Farstad Construction.

Offshore staff

ALESUND, Norway -- The construction support vessel Far Samson has been delivered to Farstad Construction. The vessel will begin a five-year contract for Saipem UK after final offshore testing.

With a bollard pull of 423 metric tons (466 tons) the vessel is the strongest construction vessel in the world, according to Farstad Construction. Far Samson is 122 m (400 ft) long and has a 26-m (85-ft) beam. The vessel is designed for trenching pipelines offshore.

03/26/2009

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