Boskalis has acquired Southern Ocean, a DP2 construction support vessel capable of executing a wide range of projects
The vessel will be renamed Boka Ocean and deployed on offshore projects such as the installation of array and export cables, mooring systems for floating structures and other subsea construction and decommissioning work.
The vessel, delivered by a European yard in 2010, has an overall length of 134 m, beam of 27 m, deck space of 2,400 m2 and is equipped with two large heave-compensated cranes and a 7.2 m x 7.2 m moonpool. The vessel has accommodation for 120 people.
The deal to acquire the vessel was first announced in late March 2021. The vessel was previously owned by Oceanteam Bourbon 4 AS, a joint venture company between Oceanteam and Bourbon Offshore Norway.
The transaction was formally completed in late April 2021.
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