Carlotta back with Vard

Vard has won a contract for a platform supply vessel (PSV) from repeat Vietnamese customer Carlotta Offshore.

The vessel will be prepared for standby, rescue, firefighting and oil recovery operations, with delivery scheduled from Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam in the third quarter of 2015.

The multifunctional VARD 1 08 design is the third newbuilding the Norwegian group has under construction for Carlotta.

It will be 81 meters long, have a beam of 18 meters and a cargo deck area of 830 sq m givign, the builder says, a high focus on cargo capacity and maneuvering capability.

The contract is Vard’s first since the start of the second quarter, and its ninth newbuild since the beginning of 2014.