Oct. 17, 2012
OSV Greatship Rachna ready for delivery
-- Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) successfully delivered the 2nd of a series 3 Platform/ROV Support Vessels (ROVSV) for Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte Limited of Singapore, at the auspicious time of 1008 am on 12th October 2012.
The signing of the Protocol of Delivery was done by Mr. P.R. Naware (Executive Director, GGOSL) and Mr. Mangala P.B. Yapa (MD/CEO, CDPLC) witnessed by Mr.V.K.Chandrasekaran (General Manager New Building Offshore Logistics), Mr. Jeewaka Gunadheera (Project Manager). Also in attendance were the Classification Society Surveyors Mr. Sirinath Herat (Lloyds Register), Mr. DVD Prasadrao (Indian Register of Shipping), Ms. Jolene Chew and Mr. Tormod Riple representing the DNB Bank, the financiers of the project.
From the Shipyards side, Mr. Akihiko Nakauchi (Chairman, CDPLC), Mr. N. Nishida (Alt. Director), Senior Managers and Special Projects Managers participated at the event.
This Vessel is designed by Seatech Solutions International (S) Pte Ltd of Singapore and it incorporates an oil recovery arrangement and has the capability to operate as advanced PSV, as well as, light construction support vessel, complying to SPS Code 2008, Clean Design requirements.
Greatship Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited. With the delivery of Greatship Rachna, the Group currently own and operate four PSVs, nine AHTSVs, two MPSSVs, five ROVSVs and two Jackup Rigs.