ZWIJNDRECHT, Belgium– DEME has contracted COSCO in China to build an offshore installation vessel.
Scheduled to be delivered in 2019, theOrion will feature a combination of high transport and load capacity, lifting heights, and green technology.
With a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW the vessel will be equipped with a crane with lifting capacity of 3,000 metric tons at more than 50 m (164 ft). The loads will be able to be lifted to a height of more than 170 m (558 ft).
The 216.5-m (710.3-ft) long vessel will feature DP-3 capability, dual fuel engines, accommodate a crew of up to 131 people, and will have a Green Passport and Clean Design notation. It will also have a waste heat recovery system that converts heat from the exhaust gasses and cooling water to electrical energy.
In addition,DEME has contracted Royal IHC in the Netherlands to build a cutter suction dredger.
Scheduled to be delivered in summer 2019, the 164-m (538-ft) longSpartacus is said to be the world’s first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger. It will be able to dredge in water depths of up to 45 m (148 ft).
TheSpartacus will also have a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW, a Green Passport and Clean Design notation.