DCV Aegir

DCV Aegir
Aegir cad new monohull vessel.jpg
Impression of DCV Aegir
Name: DCV Aegir
Namesake: Ægir (Norse sea God)
Operator: Heerema Marine Contractors
Awarded: 2010
Builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, South Korea[1]
Cost: US$ 600-700 million
In service: expected 2013
Status: In construction
General characteristics
Class and type: Deep Water Construction Vessel
Length: 210 m (690 ft)

DCV Aegir is a Deep Water Construction Vessel being built for Heerema Marine Contractors.


In December 2010, Heerema Marine Contractors announced that the Deep Water Construction Vessel being built in South Korea is to be named Aegir.[2] Huisman are providing the cranes, tower and reels. The vessel is expected complete trials by mid-2013.[1]


The vessel will be equipped for J-lay and reel pipelaying, with a payload of 4,500 metric tons.[1] A crane will have a lift capacity of 4,000 metric tons and lowering equipment will reach a depth of 3,500 meters. The vessel will be equipped with class 3 dynamic positioning system.

The monohull is designed for fast transit speed and optimum motion characteristics in operation.[1] The vessel will accommodate 289 persons.


  1. ^ a b c d "Heerema Marine Contractors To Build New Vessel". Heerema Marine Contractors. 19 July 2010. http://hmc.heerema.com/tabid/1798/language/en-US/Default.aspx. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "HMC's New Vessel named "Aegir" after Norse God of the Sea". Heerema Marine Contractors. 20 December 2010. http://hmc.heerema.com/tabid/1838/language/en-US/Default.aspx. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 

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