Kongsberg Maritime will deliver Integrated Vessel Control Systems for two new Siem Offshore owned, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. chartered Well Intervention Vessels (WIV) being built at German shipyard Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG). Both vessels are due for delivery in 2016, and will provide well-intervention services offshore Brazil for Petrobras, for an initial period of 4 years with options to extend.
Based on the Salt 307WIV design, the new WIVs (FSG 765 and 766) will have a length of 158 metres, a beam of 31 metres and max. service speed of 17 knots. The vessels are compliant to MODU code and well-Intervention 2 notation, and will provide accommodation for 150 persons.