Wärtsilä wins vessel design contract

Sartor Shipping has awarded Wärtsilä a contract for two Vik-Sandvik 465 FSV design vessels that will be built at the Wison Heavy Industry shipyard in China.

Offshore staff

HELSINKI -- Sartor Shipping has awarded Wärtsilä a contract for two Vik-Sandvik 465 FSV design vessels that will be built at the Wison Heavy Industry shipyard in China. Wärtsilä's scope of supply also includes two main engines, gear boxes, and propellers. The vessels are due for delivery in 2010 and 2011.

According to the company, the 65.9-m (216-ft) DP-2 vessels may be used for offshore standby service, emergency towing, oil spill recovery, ROV operations, fire fighting, tanker assistance, and surface surveillance.

03/10/2009

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