• Launching of the ship OCEAN FALCON in Pasajes

    On November the 6th, Zamakona Yards Group successfully completed the launch of the ship “Ocean Falcon” at its facilities in Pasajes (San Sebastian, northern Spain).

     

    The ship is the third Zamakona Yards launches, of all three signed with the Norwegian shipping company Atlantic Offshore A.S. The primary mission of the ship is to provide prompt attention to emergencies on oil rigs, being specially adapted to the harsh conditions of the North Sea. It is there, where it will begin operations for the oil company SHELL in the second quarter of 2015.

    The ship constructed in Pasajes is a Field Support Vessel (FSV) with Havyard HY820 design and incorporates the latest technologies including systems for towing operations with a pulling capacity of 65 tons. With 66.80 meters length and 16 meters beam, it has the capacity to rescue 300 people. It has 2 MAN main engines with a power of 1935 kW each.

     

    The Zamakona Yards Group has facilities in Santurce (Vizcaya), Passages (Guipúzcoa) and Las Palmas (Canary Islands), with over 41 years of experience in shipbuilding and repair of all types of vessels.

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  • Launching of the vessel Ocean Marlin in Pasajes

    The past 31st of January, the Zamakona Yards successfully launched the vessel “Ocean Marilin” in its installations in Pasajes in Northern Spain.

     

    The vessel is the second which Zamakona Yards has launched of the three vessels contracted with the Norwegian shipping company, Atlantic Offshore A.S. The principal mission of the vessel will be to provide immediate attention in emergency situations to Offshore Oil Rigs and Installations. Being especially adapted to the severe climatic conditions of the North Sea, it will commence operations for the Oil Company TOTAL in the second semester of 2014.

     

    The vessel, built in Pasajes, is a Field Support Vessel (FSV) of Havyard HY820 Design. With a price of nearly 25 million Euros, the vessel incorporates the latest technologies including: dynamic positioning, fire control systems, machinery, towing pins on deck, stern roller, etc.

     

    With a length of 66.8 meters, a breadth of 16 meters and two MAN motors with a capacity of 2500 KW each, the vessel has the capacity to rescue 300 persons.

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  • Atlantic Offshore orders third vessel with Zamakona Yards

    Atlantic Offshore has ordered a new vessel valued EUR 25 million from the Spanish shipyard Zamakona Yards in Bilbao. The ship is the ninth newbuilding and Atlantic Offshore expects that there will be more new vessel in the fleet over the next few years.

     

    This is the third time the Bilbao based shipyard constructs vessels for Atlantic Offshore. The contract is part of a modernisation program. Atlantic Offshore has recently signed agreements for a total of nine new vessels, four of which are already delivered. The fleet consists of a total of 24 ships, of which 19 are company-owned, and five are on management.

     

    The vessel under construction in Pasajes is a Field Support Vessel (FSV) with Havyard Design HY820, which will operate for Shell UK over a period of five years, and the corresponding option. The ship will be completed and in operation in the second quarter of 2015. Overall, Atlantic Offshore has invested 2.2 billion in fleet renewal, and the newbuildings from Zamakona Yards involves approx 40% contract participation of Norwegian subcontractors.

     

    Oil Producers places great emphasis on modern ships that meet the most stringent requirements and regulations. Additionally, the new ships contain features beyond the emergency response they perform, such as towing, loading and storage capacity, says CEO Roy Wareberg Atlantic Offshore.

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