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Offshore oil drilling vessel Blue Guardian heads to North Sea
By PennEnergy Editorial Staff



Ship builder Ulstein delivered the platform supply vessel Blue Guardian to the North Sea June 28, where it is contracted for offshore oil drilling work. According to the World Maritime News, the Blue Guardian is the fifth of six platform supply vessels of the PX121 design from Ulstein.

The platform is contracted by Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA and Repsol Exploration to support the Maersk Giant rig on the Norwegian continental shelf. It will begin work in mid-July. 

"It will be exciting to see the new ship at work," said chief engineer Jens-Kristian Rusten. "We expect her to be at least as good as Blue Fighter, which we are very satisfied with. That vessel is a marvelous ship, with good seakeeping qualities, high comfort and good facilities."

The Blue Guardian's is more than 273 feet long and has a maximum speed of 16 knots. The ship can hold 4,200 tonnes, and in addition to carrying oil, water and drilling fluids the ship can also transport flammable liquids. There are accomodations for 23 people onboard, World Maritime News reported. 

Source: Offshore Magazine and PennEnergy 
June 28, 2013





 


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