GSP Marks a New First with a Triple Naming Ceremony
Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has organized today, in the Passengers Terminal of the Port of Constanta, the naming ceremony of the three new vessels, GSP Altair, GSP Centaurus and GSP Pegasus. Thus, the GSP`s naval fleet reaches thirteen offshore support vessels, becoming the largest private fleet of this kind in the Black Sea area.
The three vessels were built this year in China by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding; they have been acquired through a financial leasing contract (bareboat) and have been ABS classified.
Equipped with latest technology, GSP Altair, GSP Pegasus and GSP Centaurus will enter service in the Black Sea, where they will provide supply services to the offshore oil and gas industry. The GSP fleet includes AHTS, PSV, OSR, crew and MedEvac vessels. The company also operates eight drilling rigs, three construction vessels and two heavy lift crane barges.
„The acquisition of the three new vessels is part of our strategy regarding the development and the modernization of our fleet. This will allow us to maintain our position among the top players in the oil and gas industry in the Black Sea, and, in the same time, to access new clients”, said Gabriel Comanescu, GSP`s President and CEO
Each vessel measures 87,02m in length, 18,80m in breadth, with a total deck surface of 1.000 sqm and 52 POB. The Platform Supply Vessels are equipped with a DPS-2 positioning system. Additionally, GSP Pegasus is equipped with with a 100T DNV class knuckle boom electro hydraulic crane, perfectly suitable for subsea services. The crane is able to operate in extreme weather conditions, at temperatures ranging from -20°C to +45°C.