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Urk, 28 October 2016
Braveheart Shipping B.V. assigned Javelin International B.V. to build the Javelin 25.25, big sister of the in 2012 delivered Javelin 22.22. With this new seaworthy and multifunctional work vessel, Braveheart is further expanding its offshore services in the area of crew tendering, hydrographic and seismological research and survey activities.

This Javelin will also be equipped with a gyro stabilization system that ensures a stable position serving a dual purpose: the system decreases swaying so accurate measurements can also be made when waves are high. In addition, it ensures the crew can safely embark or disembark the vessel during a high wave impact. An additional benefit is that the crew, sometimes remaining on board for months, doesn’t have to experience the continuous and extreme sways of the vessel.

Specifications Javelin 25.25
Length:                    25.90 meters
Breadth:                   7 meters
Draft:                      1.45 meter
Gross tonnage:          87 tons
Engines:                   2 x MAN V12 – 2 x 1,400 hp
Max. speed:              25 knots
Sailing area:              Sea Area 3

Fresh water capacity:4,000 liters
Fuel capacity:            25,000 liters
Waste water tank:     600 liters
Water maker:           600 liters/12 hours

Accommodation:      12 crew seats and a lounge seat
                              12 sleeping accommodations
                              2 toilets and shower
                              Complete kitchen

The in collaboration with Vripack designed Javelin 25.25 offers more space and capacity to the crew compared to its almost 5 year older sister. Because of the significant enlargement of the fuel tank the ship is able to remain at sea significantly longer. This is for the mostly large distances that have to be covered in order to carry out offshore activities all over the world.

The stability, comfort and speed are the most important main pillars of the vessel. At the time, the design has been tested by the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) in Wageningen and calculated to optimize the stability (roll and pitch) of the vessel. The ship will be developed in such a way that it can be used for both survey and crew tendering activities as well as construction and maintenance of wind parks.

The expected delivery time is planned in June 2017.

Braveheart Marine BV is a maritime company and has had its registered office in Urk since 2005. It mainly specializes in hydrographic and seismological research, survey activities and crew tendering. Braveheart Marine is active for various clients all over the world. Clients include Port of Rotterdam Authority, Van Oord Nederland NV, BP USA, T&T Marine Houston US, Boskalis, Jan de Nul, DEME and Van der Kamp. For more information

Javelin International BV designs and develops efficient vessels for the offshore industry in cooperation with Vripack. The practical experience Javelin gained in the offshore industry is combined with the wishes and needs from the market in order to design functional vessels that increase the field of activity. For more information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.