Ship-owner and operator, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (SPO) welcomed its fourth L Class Platform Supply Vessel (PSV), Pacific Liberty at a naming ceremony held in Kyoto, Japan on 3 February 2015. The L Class vessel series, with their fuel-efficient modern design and high specification, is the latest addition to SPO’s fast-expanding fleet.
The naming ceremony was held at Maizuru Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in Kyoto. Graced by Lady Sponsor Sylvia Maria Z. Pertierra, the wife of Eduardo Pertierra, president of Anscor Swire Ship Management Corporation, the event was attended by 30 people including Rupert Bray, marine services director of SPO and Yoshio Otagaki, representative director and vice president, Ship and Offshore Division, JMU.
“The naming of Pacific Liberty marks the completion of our successful partnership with JMU for the L Class series, our new generation of large PSV vessels. This fuel efficient and technically advanced vessel will join her sisters, Pacific Leader, Pacific Legacy and Pacific Legend, in providing safe, reliable and high quality services to our clients around the world”, says Managing Director of SPO, Mr Neil Glenn.
Pacific Liberty is the fourth and final vessel of a series of L Class vessels that SPO has commissioned JMU to build.