Cammell Laird Bibby Sapphire
Commercial Marine

Bibby Sapphire

Conversion of Offshore Construction Vessel to 15 man, 300m Saturation Diving Support Vessel for Bibby Line Ltd.

  • Fabrication, installation and integration of two moon pools through existing vessel and conversion of existing moon pool to gas store area.
  • Fabrication, installation and integration of full length Sponsons.
  • Fabrication, installation and outfit of new Dive Area Deck-house.
  • Major removals and relocation of existing ships equipment.
  • Approximately 500 tonnes of new steelwork added.
  • Approximately 450 tonnes of new equipment and outfit fitted and fully commissioned.
  • Installation and integration of 5 chamber living complex complete with full life-support and emergency systems.
  • Installation of HLB, manufacture and installation of escape tube system.
  • Installation and integration of 21000m2 Gas Storage, supply and reclaim system.
  • Installation and integration of two-bell diving and handling system.
  • Upgrade of DP and navigational systems including installation of new taut wire system.
  • DNV Classification.