Jan De Nul taking delivery of twin subsea construction vessels

AVIC shipyard has launched Jan De Nul Group’s new multi-purpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant.

Adhémar de Saint-Venant
Adhémar de Saint-Venant

Offshore staff

WEIHAI, China – AVIC shipyard has launched Jan De Nul Group’s new multi-purpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant. Sister vessel Daniel Bernoulli will be launched from the same yard later this month.

Both have been designed to perform a variety of functions: subsea rock installation through an inclined fall pipe or a flexible fall pipe; subsea trenching, installation of cables and umbilicals; and installation works by means of a heave compensated crane.

Other features are DP-2 dynamic positioning, a fully diesel-electric machinery arrangement, accommodation for 60 crew members, and in theAdhémar de Saint-Venant’s case, a “STRENGTHBOTTOM” class notation: this allows the vessel to be beached, enabling cable installation works in very shallow waters.

03/02/2017

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