Offshore Support Vessel Goliath

New Vessel Design: Offshore Construction Vessel “Goliath” - The Goliath Rides the Waves


Image Caption: Offshore Construction Vessel Goliath

The vessel Goliath is true to its namesake, being one of the largest offshore construction vessels in the world today. GB Marine’s scope of work included the complete design and engineering of the hull and superstructure, piping system design, crane structures and finite element analysis, intact and damage stability computations for compliance with ABS Class requirements.

This behemoth of a vessel is a new build diesel electric vessel, DP III, capable of multiple functions, and is equipped with one massive 1600 MT revolving crane, two additional 100 MT supporting cranes on deck, anti-heeling and anti-rolling systems, a helideck, and is capable of heavy lifting and saturation diving activities in supporting of the oil and gas industry. The vessel has also been fitted with an “A” frame, a provision for future pipelaying operations.

This highly specialized offshore support vessel also has extensive accommodation space for the crew in the form of 299 high-quality berths, recreational facilities such as a fully fitted gym and sauna, swimming pool above the bridge, one large 150 seat mess room, a recreation room and a cinema hall.  There are also multiple offices and conference rooms available for the crew in support of vessel operations.


General Specifications  
Designer : GB Marine
Vessel Type : Offshore Construction Vessel
Speed : 14 Knots
Positioning System : DP3
Principle Characteristics  
Length Overall : 180.00 m
Length Waterline : 168.00 m
Breadth Moulded :   32.00 m
Depth Moulded :   12.00 m
Draft :     7.50 m
Deadweight :  21100 MT
Complement :      296 Persons
Decks and Mission Equipment  
Deck Equipment Anchors : Stockless Anchor
Capstan : Rated Pull 107/10M/Min
Crane 1 : 1600 MT
Crane 2 : 100 MT
Crane 3 : 100 MT
Systems : Anti Heeling and Anti Rolling Systems
Helideck : S61N and S92 ABS Approved