Eekels | TBI Launching of Esnaad 228

On Saturday May 22nd 2016 the “Esnaad 228”, building number YN477, was successfully launched at Shipyard De Hoop Foxhol.

The Platform Supply Vessel Esnaad 228 has a length of 70.4 metres and a width of 15.8 metres and is the 8th of a series of ten vessels for which Eekels has been commissioned. Eekels provides the complete electrical installation, including the Main and Emergency switchboard, MCC’s, Wheelhouse Desks, the alarm and monitoring system and all frequency drives including their electrical motors for the two propulsion propellers and the three bow thrusters. The Esnaad 228 will be built as a “design of the future”, complying with the highest international classification standards with respect to both operational as well as environmental objectives. The ten vessels will be deployed in the oil and gas fields in the Arab Gulf and will be operated by ESNAAD, an ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) subsidiary.

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