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Monday, July 6, 2009

Platform supply vessel "Hellespont Dawn" built by Cochin Shipyard - July 2009

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"Hellespont Dawn" constructed by Cochin Shipyard is the second platform supply vessel delivered to NFC Offshore, Norway on April 8 2009 with the previous one being delivered on March 30. In the featured picture, the vessel is on its way for a trial run into the Arabian Sea. These platform supply ships are of the standard UT 755 LN design for the offshore implementation. The ship is intended for fulfilling the definite requirement of transporting the deck cargo, liquid cargo, cement and offloading to rigs and production platforms. Cochin Shipyard, Kerala is presently building 16 identical ships of this type for several foreign clients. Moreover, the shipyard is also constructing an aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy.

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