Skip to main content

Van Oord takes delivery of Oceanus

Van Oord performed the naming ceremony for its new Multi Cat Oceanus. A sister vessel Cronus is to be delivered April 2012.

The Multi Cats were ordered by Van Oord in November 2010 with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (The Netherlands). Their main purpose will be assisting the Athena and Artemis, Van Oord's new, self-propelled cutter suction dredgers. Therefore Van Oord and Damen designed a new, larger Multi Cat.

Characteristics
As Athena has heavy anchors, the Oceanus has a 340 ton-metre fore crane and a 80 ton-metre aft crane. The workboat has an enlarged depth, allowing the working deck to be 1.10 m above the waterline (normally: 80-90 cm). In addition to anchor handling, the Multi Cat will deliver supplies, water and fuel oil.


Specifications
Length: 32.68 m
Breadth: 13.40 m
Depth moulded: 4.52 m
Installed propulsion power: 1,640 KW
Anchor winch: 150 tons

 

6645_430x170_0-30.jpg

 

6645_430x170_0-217.jpg

Press contact

Contact Media Relations

Robert de Bruin

31 88 8268234
31 6 53440890
robert.debruin@vanoord.com

Robert de Bruin deals with all media enquiries relating to Van Oord's corporate and international activities. For non press related questions we kindly redirect you to our contact form.

Attachments can be used copyright free.