STX Canada Marine is pleased to announce the contract award from Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) for the design of a modified version of the diesel-electric PSV 23DE design. Six (6) vessels of this design shall be built at the ESG facilities in Panama City, Florida for Harvey Gulf International Marine.
The vessels are 89.0m LOA x 19.5m x 7.5m Offshore Support Vessels with approximately 5650 DWT and are well suited for world-wide operations, meeting all of the latest Marpol and IMO regulations. Delivery of the first vessel is scheduled for August 2011 with the follow-on vessel delivered at 5 month intervals thereafter. The project will result on a 4 month design effort at STXM to prepare the detail design package for the modified vessel.
A picture of the vessel is available at www.stxeurope.com - media centre - download centre
For further information please contact:
STX Canada Marine
Direct: +1 604 730 4251
Mobile: +1 604 671 0468
STX Europe AS is an international shipbuilding group which aims to be the leading builder of cruise and offshore vessels. The group has a strong position in terms of developing state-of-the-art concepts, technology, processes and products for customers around the world. STX Europe AS comprises 15 shipyards in Finland, France, Norway, Romania, Brazil and Vietnam. STX Europe has approx. 16 000 employees. Formerly known as Aker Yards, the group changed its name to STX Europe in November 2008.
STX Europe's principal shareholder, the international industrial group STX, has approximately 40 000 employees and aims to be a global top player in its core areas; shipping and trade, shipbuilding and machineries, plant and construction, and energy.