Monday, 17 July 2017

British cable layer (ex-Discovery 1990-2006, Acergy Discovery 2006-2013) Seven Discovery 2013-

Schelde, Netherlands 17 July 2017 underway to scrap yard at Gent, Belgium.

Built by Boelwerf Vlaanderen, Temse, Belgium in 1990 and laid up since 2015. On 17 July 2017 towed by tugs Fairplay 27 and Mulstrat 27 towards Gent, Belgium to be broken up. Isle of Man-flagged, homeport Douglas, IMO 8813910, MMSI 235083664 and call sign 2EBF9. Ex-Discovery renamed August 2006 and Acergy Discovery renamed December 2013. Owned by Subsea 7 Offshore Resources UK and managed by Subsea 7 International Contracting, both at Westhill, United Kingdom. Called cable layer and dive vessel.