87m X-PSV Exterior / Interior Concept Design: Pastrovich Studio 87m X-PSV concept design is based on the reconversion of Platform Supply Vessel (PSV). This expedition yacht concept is addressed to private customers that require big spaces with reduced costs. New Build or Psv Reconversion? While “Superyacht” and “Large expedition cruise ship” categories have been conceived as new construction, the category “Small expedition” has both the opportunity to be built as the result of a conversion of a standard Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) or a brand new construction. …Read More Contingencies in the oil industry, have resulted in the availability of several supply vessels offered in the sale market at very interesting prices. Due to the particular configuration of the layout, the Supply Vessel is a very suitable platform for a conversion. The typical PSV configuration, in fact, is based on a forward superstructure occupied by the crew space and the engine trunk. The remaining 2/3 of the main deck is fully free. This configuration is suitable for the positioning of a new superstructure above the aft 2/3 of the vessel which is dedicated to the guest cabins and common areas. Mostly none of the original superstructure is affected by the conversion unless covered with new elements, resulting in a cost saving during construction. PSV Vessel Converting an old cruise ship is preferable due to the following factors: PSV conversion only requires addition of structure, very limited demolition and rebuild of sections;There are PSV’s on the market with only a couple years of service containing the latest technology, machinery and drive systems.Conversion project is likely to be realised within 18 – 24 months, with a better control of delivery time moment into the market, while the build time of a new build cruise ship can range between 3 – 4 years depending on the vessel and shipyard.