Mainprize Offshore Orders Two Vessels from Buckie Shipyard (UK)
Buckie Shipyard announced confirmation of a two vessel order for Mainprize Offshore Ltd of Scarborough. Thursday, 24.May.2012, 01:38 (GMT+3)
Buckie Shipyard announced confirmation of a two vessel order for Mainprize Offshore Ltd of Scarborough.
Following the recent successful delivery of the South Cat âDalby Derwentâ built in Buckie, Bob Mainprize was keen to return to the yard for a larger vessel.
The 24 metre Offshore Support Vessels will be from the Teknicraft design stable, and be the first to be built in the UK. The foil assisted catamaran with semi-wave piercing bow, will have a multipurpose capability being able to carry up to 36,000 Ltrs of fuel for fuel transfer, up to four 20â containers or deck cargo, with an A-frame aft, two position crane, and moonpool the vessels will also be useful for survey and ROV work, diving operations, and all other offshore supply and support. In crew transfer mode these custom built craft will operate at speeds of over 30 knots.
The first of these vessels will (work schedules permitting) be at Seawork 2013.