Utility vessel Samson Supporter sets sail

Samson Maritime’s utility vessel Samson Supporter has launched from Strategic Marine’s yard in Singapore.

Offshore staff

HENDERSON, Australia -- Samson Maritime’s utility vessel Samson Supporter has launched from Strategic Marine’s yard in Singapore.

The vessel has a top speed in excess of 25 knots, business class seating for 50 passengers, accommodation for twelve crew members, 120 sq m (1,292 sq ft) of deck space, as well as a central deck house.

The vessel features dynamic positioning to enable ROV work and a 1-sq m (11-sq ft) moon pool to allow hydrographic survey equipment to be deployed in a secure housing. It also has an A-frame crane installed on the aft of the cargo deck and FiFi 1 for firefighting, including a vessel deluge system.

06/01/2009

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