Van Oord’s new flexible fallpipe vessel, the Stornes, was christened on 24 September. The event, which was attended by hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees, took place at the Wilhelmina dock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The christening ceremony was performed by Mrs J. van Vonno, wife of former Supervisory Director W. van Vonno.
|Type||Flexible fallpipe vessel|
|Total Power Installed||16,182 kW|
|Loading capacity||27,000 tonnes|
The growth of the global economy and the expanding world population are generating a rising demand for energy worldwide. The offshore infrastructure necessary to transport fuel is being extended and improved all the time. By deploying this vessel, Van Oord is enhancing its position as a leading offshore marine contractor.
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