Octomar takes delivery of Damen CTV

Angolan diving services company Octomar Serviço Marítimos has taken delivery of a 22-metre crew transfer vessel (CTV) from Damen Shipyards Group.

Built at Damen Shipyards Singapore, the aluminium-hulled OctoStar is the first vessel to be ordered by Octomar from Damen.

The CTV has a speed of 30 knots, an external firefighting system, dedicated davits for the launch and recovery of divers and ROVs, and night observation gear.

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