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Gondan Shipyard to build second SOV for Østensjø Rederi

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Gondan Shipyard has reported that Østensjø Rederi AS (Haugesund – Norway) has declared the option for building a second Service Operation Vessel (SOV) which is a sister vessel of the one under construction at the Shipyard facilities in Figueras. Both vessels will be chartered by Dong Energy AS (Fredericia – Denmark) for a period of 5 yrs firm with an option for 5 additional yrs.

Currently, in addition to this new SOV and her sister vessel, Gondan shipyard is building Ostensjo Rederi's new three dual fuel tugs.

The 81.10 m long and 17.0 m beam vessel will be a sister vessel of the SOV signed in October 2015.

The vessel will be equipped with an UPTIME 23 m length heave compensated “walk-to-work” gangway, a cutting edge technology 3D compensated crane and a CTV landing system with bunkering facility. In addition to the gangway, the on-board-fitted 11 m daughter craft will allow the safe transfer of maintenance technicians to the wind farm installations.

The second vessel is expected to be delivered in 3Q18.

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