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Green Marine Technology
Italian Navy Renewal
The steel cutting ceremony of the vessels used for liquids (diesel fuel,
LSS logistic support unit’s bow sec- jet fuel, fresh water) and solids (emer- tion was held at Fincantieri’s shipyard gency spare parts, food and ammuni- in Castellammare di Stabia. Construc- tions) and to perform at sea repairs and tion works of? cially started on the ? rst maintenance work for other vessels. unit, as provided in the renewal plan of The defense systems are limited to the the Italian Navy’s ? eet, which has been capacity of command and control in commissioned to Fincantieri. tactical scenarios, communications and
The section is 94 x 24 meters x 16.3 dissuasive, nonlethal defense systems. m, weighing about 4,100 tons. In the The vessel is also capable of embark- coming months it will be launched and ing more complex defense systems and transported by sea to the shipyard in becoming an intelligence and electron-
Muggiano (La Spezia), where it will ic war platform.
www.? ncantieri.com be assembled to set up the entire unit with the stern section, whose steel cut- ting ceremony took place on February
Vessel Main Particulars 9 in the shipyard of Riva Trigoso (Se-
N-KOM stri Levante, Genoa). The delivery of
Speed 20 knots the LSS is scheduled in 2019.
Capacity 200 people
N-KOM Delivers Newbuild Liftboat
The LSS is a vessel that provides
Replenishment stations 4 abeam, 1 astern logistics support to the ? eet, endowed • Capacity to provide electricity to land with 2500
Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) reports that it has delivered its ? rst with hospital and healthcare capabili- kw of power liftboat unit, Al Sa? iya, to Qatari rig operator Gulf Drilling International (GDI).
ties thanks to the presence of a fully
Al Sa? iya is the ? rst liftboat to be wholly constructed in Qatar at the Erhama Bin • Possibility of embarking up to eight residential and equipped hospital, complete with op- healthcare modules
Jaber Al Jalahma shipyard The self-propelled and elevating unit has been customized erating rooms, radiology and analysis for operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in water depths • Capacity to perform rescues at sea, through recov- rooms, a dentist’s of? ce and hospi- ery and seabed operations (the ship is equipped with of up to 65m. Al Sa? iya liftboat is equipped with four tubular legs, a unique 200 ton tal rooms capable of hosting up to 12 an 30 tons offshore stabilized crane stabilized) leg encircling crane and a 50 tonne pedestal crane, a large open deck space of around seriously injured patients. The ship 800 sq. m., a helideck, and accommodation capacity for 130 persons. It can under- • Base for rescue operations through helicopters and is capable of combining capacity to special vessels.
take a wide range of services such as well servicing, commissioning, maintenance transport and transfer to other transport and decommissioning of offshore platforms. The liftboat also allows for a specially designed gangway bridge to be used for emergency and other safety purposes.
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