Launching of Esnaad 224
On Saturday 31 October 2015 the “Esnaad 224”, building number YN473, was successfully launched at Shipyard De Hoop Foxhol.
Eekels provides the complete electrical installation, including the coupling switches, bridge control panels, the alarm and monitoring system and all frequency controls including engines for the 2 propulsion propellers and the 3 bow thrusters.
The Platform Supply Vessel Esnaad 224 has a length of 70.4 meters and a width of 15.8 meters and is the fourth of a series of ten vessels for which Eekels has been commissioned.
The Esnaad 224 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.
The expected delivery of the Esnaad 224 is Februari 2016.
The launch can be viewed on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-UkVp7pyfc