Sunday, February 25, 2024

MOTUS to equip two Multi-Purpose Patrol Vessel for Finnish Border Guard with Offshore Subsea Crane.

Motus has secured a contract with Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku to supply two states of the art offshore subsea cranes for two new advanced multi-purpose patrol vessels of the Finnish Border Guard.

The Motus offshore subsea cranes are to be delivered with extensive operational functions to maintain the vessels high requirements for safe and reliable lifting and handling operations under various conditions and in potential low temperature areas.

Motus offshore subsea crane will be certified according to Bureau Vertias (BV) and have a high degree of technology and innovation for oil recovery functions, dacon rescue scope and personnel rescue.

“We are proud to have been chosen by the Finnish Border Guard for the delivery of the state-of-the-art offshore subsea crane that will play a significant role for the function of the new innovative Multi-Purpose Patrol Vessels for the Finnish Border Guard. A project team with experienced senior personnel in Motus will make sure that this project will be conducted in a professional way that make this a success for all involved stakeholders,” said Kjell Hollen, CEO, Motus

The 98-meter ships will replace the outgoing Tursas and Uisko patrol vessels. Alongside the existing Turva, they will be guarding Finland’s borders, performing maritime rescue operations and helping mitigate environmental impacts. The new vessels will also serve as command bases for other vessels, helicopters, rescue swimmers, divers, and, when necessary, other public security authorities during joint operations. With them, the ability to carry out mass evacuations will grow to more than 400 people and the capacity to collect spilled oil will approximately double from the present level.

Delivery of MOTUS offshore subsea cranes to take place during 2025 and 2026.

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