Kreutz Challenger

Diving Support and Construction Vessel for Kreuz Subsea

839 Kreuz Challenger UA Vpic

Kreutz Challenger is specially designed and equipped for diving and subsea operation duties with a high focus on good sea-keeping abilities, excellent station keeping performances and low fuel consumption. It is environmental friendly, with focus on low fuel consumption in accordance with and precautions equivalent to DNV-GL’s CLEAN DESIGN requirements.

Vard Design’s new optimized hull form and bow shape is incorporated in the design. With its highly optimized hull form and bow shape together with the specified propulsion configuration, the vessel will have particularly good sea- keeping abilities, station keeping performance and fuel economical operations.

The vessel is fitted with: offshore crane, dive moonpool, DSV deck house for diving, saturation and air diving arrangements, helicopter landing platform, working deck aft with possibility to launch ROV on starboard and port side and four point mooring system. The vessel is equipped for DP operations as per DNV DYNPOS-AUTR.

Build specifications

Kreuz Subsea

ship owner

Vard Søviknes

outfitting yard

November 2017


Vard Design

ship designer



VARD 3 17


Diving Support and Construction Vessel

type of vessel


yard no.

Technical specifications

91.2 m

length overall

82.8 m

length between p.p

21.5 m

breadth moulded

6.6 m

max scantling draught

3000 t


105 pers