W38 package to serve largest semi-sub Taken from: Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery June/July 2012
An innovative heavy lift vessel – reportedly the largest semi-submersible ever built – is completing at Hyundai Heavy Industries for delivery in fourth-quarter 2012 to Dutch operator Dockwise Shipping, which currently fields a fleet of 19 semi-subs. The 275m-long x 70m-wide/117,000 dwt Type o design Dockwise Vanguard will be powered by an outfit of Wärtsilä medium speed engines promising a speed of 14 knots.
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