Davie has revealed that the have received the go-ahead to convert a commercial ship to a new Interm replenishment ship.
To be called the Resolve, She is the former 1708TEU Containership Asterix, which Davie purchased in July for 20 million dollars. The conversion is expected to cost 350 million, and the vessel will be leased to the Navy.
the Converted vessel will carry 2 helicopters, 40teu, 10,000ton fuel tanks. the ship has a cruising speed of 20.5 knots.