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EIDESVIK OFFSHORE

Eidesvik have been in the business a long time, and have a history of building innovative vessels, mainly in conjunction with Vik Sandvik. Notably they have purchased the first of the all aft VS493s. In 2008 a second all aft supply vessel entered service for this company and then a third. The second was named Viking Queen, after the groundbreaking VS469.

In addition to the anchor-handler owned by the company they also manage one for Trico, but since it is still in Trico colours that is where it can be found. The four subsea vessels are included here, and in addition Eidesvik operates 8 seismic vessels, none of which are currently detailed on this page. However, just for interest the Viking Veritas II, now Oceanic Viking is included.

The seismic fleet changes a bit in 2010. The Oceanic Viking has returned to the fleet from Australia and the original Viking Poseidon has been converted into a seismic ship and is now called the Viking Vanquish. There are twelve seismic vessels in the fleet, not included here except for one.

Additions since 2011 include two Vik Sandvik LNG platform ships and an Ulstein SX type which is chartered long term to Subsea7. Departures include two vessels apparently to Brazil.

At the time of the 2014 update I have tried to include a few more of these seismic ships but several of them have had their names changed and I just ran out of enthusiasm, so the seismic fleet is incomplete. There have been a couple of sales of platform ships.

19th May 2014.

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CONSTRUCTION VESSELS AND OTHERS

  TYPE: VS 495 NAME: Acergy Viking   PHOTO: Jan Plug

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 97.6 m Engines 4 x MAK 8M25 Workdrum pull  
Breadth 19.6 m BHP 11970 Capacity 1  
DWT - kW 8800 Capacity 2  
Deck area 750 m2 For'd Thruster 2 x 1500 kW Accomm beds 60 (single cabins)
Fuel 1250 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 1200 kW Flexible Capacity  
Pot water 527 m3 Azipul 2 x 3500 kW ROVs  
Mud   Bollard pull - Sharks Jaw -
Brine   DP II Kongsberg SDP22 Cranes 1 x 100 t
Dry bulk   Joystick C-Joy OT Tank cleaning  
Year built 2007     Shipyard Flekkefjord
Previous names -
Comments  

 

  TYPE: VS 4103 MPSV NAME: Subsea Viking   PHOTO: George Craigen, Vic Gibson

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 103.0 m Engines 4 x MAK 9M25 Workdrum pull  
Breadth 22.0 m BHP 14200 Capacity 1  
DWT 6870 t kW 10440 Capacity 2  
Deck area 1100 m2 For'd Thruster 2 x 1200 kW Towdrum pull  
Fuel 2652 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 1200 kW Capacity 1  
Pot water 549 m3 Aft Az Thrusters 2 x 2750 kW Capacity 2  
Helideck Super Puma Bollard pull - Sharks Jaw  
Accommodation 70 people DP Simrad SDP 22 Cranes 1 x 100 t
    Joystick   Tank cleaning  
Year built/due 1999     Shipyard Sterkoder MV
Previous names  
Comments -

 

  TYPE: ULSTEIN SX 148 NAME: SEVEN VIKING   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 106.5 m Engines - Workdrum pull -
Breadth 24.5 m BHP - Capacity 1 -
DWT 5125 mt kW - Capacity 2 -
Deck area 830 m2 For'd Thruster - Accomm berths 90
Fuel 2100 m3 Az Thruster - Storage capacity

-

Pot water 1300 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV 2 x Work class
1 x Obs class
Mud/Spec Prod 450 m3 Bollard pull - Diving Capability -
Brine 600 m3 DP II Yes Cranes 1 x 135 t
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2012     Shipyard Ulstein
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: ULSTEIN SX 121 NAME: Viking Poseidon   PHOTO: Jan Plug

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 130.0 m Engines 6 x Cat 9M25/20C Workdrum pull  
Breadth 25.0 m BHP 18632 Capacity 1  
DWT 10,000 t kW 13700 Capacity 2  
Deck area 1620 m2 For'd Thruster 2 x 1800 kW Towdrum pull  
Fuel 3280 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 1500 kW Capacity 1  
Pot water 990 m3 Aft Thrusters 1 x 1800 kW Capacity 2  
Mud   Bollard pull - Sharks Jaw  
Brine   DP K-POS DP3 Cranes 1 x 250 t
Dry bulk   Joystick   Tank cleaning  
Year built/due 2009     Shipyard Ulstein Verft
Previous names  
Comments This is an X-bow.

SEISMIC SHIPS

  TYPE: SEISMIC SHIP NAME: VIKING VISION   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 105.0 m Engines 2 x Wartsila 6L32 Streamers No 16
Breadth 24.0 m BHP 7724 Guns No 60
DWT 5539 t kW 5680 Workboat Norpower 25 ft
Deck area - For'd Thruster 1 x 2000 kW Data transfer -
Fuel 2700 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 2200 kW Accomm berths 70
Pot water 657 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull 108 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2008     Shipyard -
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: VS 492 NAME: VIKING VANQUISH   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 93.35 m Engines 2 x Wichmann 12v Streamers No -
Breadth 22.0 m BHP 10770 Gunstrings No -
DWT 6000 mt kW 7920 Workboat -
Deck area 1270 m2 For'd Thruster 1 x 1200 kW
1 x 735 kW
Data transfer -
Fuel 1355 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Accomm berths 68
Pot water 1233 m3 Aft Thruster 2 x 1000 kW ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull - Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II Simrad SDP22 Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2007     Shipyard -
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: VS 492 NAME: VERITAS VANQUISH   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 93.35 m Engines 2 x MAK Streamers No 8
Breadth 22.0 m BHP 11664 Gunstrings No -
DWT 3984 mt kW 8640 Workboat -
Deck area - For'd Thruster 1 x 1200 kW Data transfer -
Fuel 2783 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 1200 kW Accomm berths 60
Pot water 417 m3 Aft Thruster 1 x 800 kW ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull 97 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2001     Shipyard Mjellem & Karlsen
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: VS 492 NAME: VERITAS VIKING II   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 93.35 m Engines 2 x MAK 9M32 Streamers No 8
Breadth 22.00 m BHP 11664 Gunstrings No -
DWT 4100 mt kW 8640 Workboat -
Deck area - For'd Thruster 1 x 100 kW Data transfer -
Fuel 2044 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 1200 kW Accomm berths 60
Pot water 421 m3 Aft Thruster 1 x 736 kW ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull - Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick Simrad Tank cleaning -
Year built 1999     Shipyard Mjellem& Carlsen
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: VS 492 NAME: VERITAS VIKING   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 93.35 m Engines 2 x MAK 9M32 Streamers No 8
Breadth 22.00 m BHP 11664 Gunstrings No -
DWT 4833 mt kW 8640 Workboat -
Deck area - For'd Thruster 1 x 100 kW Data transfer -
Fuel 2044 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 1200 kW Accomm berths 60
Pot water 1261 m3 Aft Thruster 1 x 736 kW ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull 97 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick Simrad Tank cleaning -
Year built 1998     Shipyard Mjellem& Carlsen
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: SEISMIC SHIP NAME:GEOWAVE ENDEAVOUR   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 105.0 m Engines 2 x Wartsila 6L32 Streamers No 16
Breadth 24.0 m BHP 7724 Guns No 60
DWT 5539 t kW 5680 Workboat Norpower 25 ft
Deck area - For'd Thruster 1 x 2000 kW Data transfer -
Fuel 2700 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 2200 kW Accomm berths 70
Pot water 657 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull 108 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2008     Shipyard -
Previous names -
Comments -

 

  TYPE: NAME: Oceanic Viking   PHOTO: Bob Darnell, Bruce Ray

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 105.6 m Engines  2 x Wartsila Workdrum pull -
Breadth 22.0 m BHP - Capacity 1 -
DWT 6700 t kW - Capacity 2 -
Deck area - For'd Thruster 3 Accomm berths 60
Fuel - Az Thruster 1 Storage capacity

-

Pot water - Aft Thrusters 2 ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull - Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II - Cranes -
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 1996     Shipyard Flekkefjord
Previous names Veritas Viking
Comments Apparently originally constructed as a cable laying vessel. It is included here because unusually it has been chartered by Australian Customs and Excise for patrolling Antarctic waters to combat poaching.

In 2010 this ship returned to being a seismic ship.

PLATFORM SHIPS
 

TYPE: VS 470 Mk II NAME: Viking Athene PHOTO: Jan Plug
   
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 73.4 m Engines 2 x MAK 8M25 Fuel   1050 m3
Breadth 16.6 m BHP/kW 6530/4800 Pot water   775 m3
DWT 3550 tonnes For'd Thrusters 2 x 1000 bhp Mud   1070 m3
Deck area 700 m2 Az Thruster   Base oil   210 m3
    Aft Thrusters 2 x 1000 bhp Brine   1070 m3
Year built 2006 Joystick Kongsberg Dry bulk   340 m3
Shipyard Westcon DP Simrad SDP 22 Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments -

 

TYPE: VS 493 AVANT NAME: Viking Avant PHOTO: Robert Nilsen
   
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 92.2 m Engines 4 x Cat 3516B Fuel   1440 m3
Breadth 21.0 m BHP/kW 10340/7600 Pot water   995 m3
DWT 6064 t For'd Thrusters 2 x 1000 kW Mud   740 m3
Deck area 1000 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Base oil   260 m3
    Aft Azipods 2 x 2200 kW Brine   810 m3
Year built 2004 Joystick   Dry bulk   410 m3
Shipyard Aker Langsten DP Kongsberg Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments This is the first "Avant" all aft supply ship

 

TYPE: VS 490 PSV NAME: Viking Dynamic PHOTO: Vic Gibson, Rasmus Christoffersen. Terj Moen
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 90.2 m Engines 5 x Cat 3516 BTA Fuel 1403 m3
Breadth 19.0 m BHP/kW 12925/9505 Pot water 882 m3
DWT 4505 tonnes For'd Thrusters 2 x 1000 bhp Mud 731 m3
Deck area 985 m2 Az Thruster   Base oil 239 m3
    Aft RR Azimuths 2 x 1200 bhp Brine 731 m3
Year built 2002 Joystick Kongsberg Dry bulk 350 m3
Shipyard Aukra AS DP Simrad SDP 22 Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments -

 

TYPE: VS 4403 PSV NAME: Viking Energy PHOTO: Oddgeir Refvik, Eric Ask
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 94.9 m Engines 4 x Wartsila Fuel/LNG 1100/209 m3
Breadth 20.4 m BHP/kW 10936/8040 Pot water 1100 m3
DWT 6500 tonnes For'd Thrusters 2 x 1000 bhp Mud 860 m3
Deck area 1030 m2 Az Thruster   Base oil 220 m3
    Aft RR Azimuths 2 x 1200 bhp Brine 815 m3
Year built 2003 Joystick Kongsberg Dry bulk 430 m3
Shipyard Kleven AS DP Simrad SDP 22 Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments This vessel is capable of operating on LNG.

 

TYPE: STX PSV 08 CD NAME: Viking Fighter PHOTO:
     
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 81.7 m Engines 2 x Wartsila W9L20
2 x wartsila W6L20
Fuel 900 m3
Breadth 18.0 m BHP/kW 7520/5530 Pot water 993 m3
DWT 4000 mt For'd Thrusters 2 x 850 kW Mud 1250 m3
Deck area 840 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 800 kW Base oil -
    Aft Aziprops 2 x 1600 kW Brine 1250 m3
Year built 2012 Joystick   Dry bulk 300 m3
Shipyard STX Brattvaag DPII Kongsberg DP22 Tank Cleaning -
Previous names  
Comments -

 

TYPE: VS 493 AVANT NAME: Viking Lady PHOTO: Jan Plug
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 92.2 m Engines 4 x Wartsila Fuel   1001 m3
Breadth 21.0 m BHP/kW 11000/8040 Pot water   1035 m3
DWT 5900 t For'd Thrusters 2 x 1200 kW Mud   1030 m3
Deck area 1000 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Base oil   213 m3
    Aft Azipulls 2 x 2200 kW Brine   823 m3
Year built 2008 Joystick   Dry bulk   318 m3
Shipyard Westcon DP Kongsberg Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments This is the third "Avant" all aft supply ship, and is apparently fuelled by LNG

 

TYPE: UT 755L NAME: VIKING NEREUS PHOTO:Vic Gibson
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 72.2 m Engines 2 x Bergen KRMB9 Fuel 1045 m3
Breadth 16.0 m BHP/kW 5450/4007 Pot water 797 m3
DWT 3302 mt

For'd Thrusters

2 x 800 bhp Mud 992 m3
Deck area 690 m2 Az Thruster - Base oil 208 m3
Year built 2004 Aft Thrusters 1 x 800 m3 Brine 396 m3
Shipyard Aker Aukra Joystick - Dry bulk 595 m3
Berths 24 DPI Kongsberg Tank Cleaning -
Previous names Malaviya Nineteen
Comments -

 

TYPE: VS 489 PSV NAME: VIKING PRINCE PHOTO:
     
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 89.6 m Engines 2 x Wartsila 6L34
2 x Wartsila 6L20
Fuel
LNG
824 m3
233 m3
Breadth 21.0 m BHP/kW 7332/5390 Pot water 1036 m3
DWT 6150 mt

For'd Thrusters

2 x 1000 kW Mud 1392 m3
Deck area 1021 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Base oil 243 m3
Year built 2012 Aft Aziprops 2 x 2450 kW Brine 1667 m3
Shipyard Kleven Joystick - Dry bulk 412 m3
Berths 28 DPII Kongsberg KPOS22 Tank Cleaning -
Previous names -
Comments Powered by LNG apparently

 

TYPE: VS 489 PSV NAME: VIKING PRINCESS PHOTO:
     
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 89.6 m Engines 2 x Wartsila 6L34
2 x Wartsila 6L20
Fuel
LNG
824 m3
233 m3
Breadth 21.0 m BHP/kW 7332/5390 Pot water 1036 m3
DWT 6000 mt

For'd Thrusters

2 x 1000 kW Mud 1392 m3
Deck area 1021 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Base oil 243 m3
Year built 2012 Aft Aziprops 2 x 2450 kW Brine 1667 m3
Shipyard Kleven Joystick - Dry bulk 412 m3
Berths 28 DPII Kongsberg KPOS22 Tank Cleaning -
Previous names -
Comments Powered by LNG apparently

 

TYPE: VS 493 AVANT NAME: Viking Queen PHOTO: Jan Plug
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 92.2 m Engines 4 x Wartsila Fuel   1001 m3
Breadth 21.0 m BHP/kW 11000/8040 Pot water   1035 m3
DWT 6064 t For'd Thrusters 2 x 1200 kW Mud   1030 m3
Deck area 1000 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Base oil   213 m3
    Aft Azipulls 2 x 2200 kW Brine   823 m3
Year built 2008 Joystick   Dry bulk   318 m3
Shipyard Westcon DP Kongsberg Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments This is the second "Avant" all aft supply ship

DISPOSALS

  TYPE: VS 469 NAME: Viking Queen   PHOTO: Vic Gibson

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 75.04m Engines 4 x Wichmann Workdrum pull 250 t
Breadth 16.01 m BHP 12390 Capacity 1 1100m x 70mm
DWT 3200 t kW 9110 Capacity 2 1100m x 70mm
Deck area 598 m2 For'd Thruster 2 x 1000 bhp Towdrum pull 250 t
Fuel 1350 m3 Az Thruster - Capacity 1 1400m x 70mm
Pot water 520 m3 Aft Thrusters 1 x 1000 bhp Capacity 2 -
Mud 300 m3 Bollard pull 186 t Sharks Jaw -
Brine - DP - Cranes -
Dry bulk 188 m3 Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 1984     Shipyard Hellesoy
Previous names -
Comments -

 

TYPE: UT 735 NAME: Viking Fighter PHOTO: Oddgeir Refvik
   
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 69.3 m Engines 2 x Bergen KVMB12 Fuel 488 m3
Breadth 15.5 m BHP/kW 6000/4400 Pot water 1000 m3
DWT 2630 t For'd Thrusters 1 x 500 bhp Mud 250 m3
Deck area 500 m2 Az Thruster - Base oil -
    Aft Thrusters 1 x 500 bhp Brine -
Year built 1986 Joystick - Dry bulk 170 m3
Shipyard Ulstein Hatlo DP - Tank Cleaning -
Previous names Tender Fighter
Comments -

 

  TYPE: VS 473 AHTS NAME: Viking Troll   PHOTO: Vic Gibson, Jan Plug

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 73.9 m Engines 2 x Wartsila 12V32 Workdrum pull 300 tonnes
Breadth 16.0 m BHP 15000 Capacity 1 1390m x 76mm
DWT 2881 t kW 11030 Capacity 2 1390m x 76mm
Deck area 550 m2

For'd Thruster

2 x 816 bhp Towdrum pull 300 tonnes
Fuel 779 m3 Az Thruster   Capacity 1 1560 x 76mm
Pot water 616 m3 Aft Thrusters 1 x 816 bhp Capacity 2  
Mud 427 m3 Bollard pull 158 t Sharks Jaw 2 x Karmfork
Brine 534 m3 DP   Cranes  
Dry bulk 135 m3 Joystick Kongsberg SJ01 Tank cleaning  
Year built/due 2000     Shipyard Fergusons
Previous names Stirling Iona, Havila Force
Comments

Extract from article in Offshore Support Journal when the ship was Stirling Iona. May 2000.

The Stirling Iona is a sensible ship in a world populated by exotica, and it is possibly a move back towards those basic requirements which motivated the British ship-owners in the 1970s. They wanted to provide ships which would carry out all the tasks which might be required of them by the fledgling North Sea oil industry. And since most of the objects out there were floating, anchor handling and towing was the first requirement followed by an ever increasing supply capability.

The progress of the floating objects out into the deeps has encouraged numerous ship-owners to built larger and more powerful vessels with the capacity to store thousands of meters of large diameter wire on their work drums; or in some cases sufficient rope to tie said objects to the seabed with a variety of unusual anchors. However there is still a need for medium sized ships capable of moving semi-submersibles from one point to another in water depths of less than 700 meters and capable of towing and supplying both semi-submersibles and jack-ups in areas less well served with marine support than the Shetland Basin. Presumably this the market that the Stirling Iona is intended to serve, and even though the winch appears to take up little space on the deck, the work drums are sized for 1390 meters of 76mm wire.

In a style which reflects the earliest anchor-handlers the winch is completely exposed, allowing those at the controls of the ship and the winch to see exactly what is happening down there.

Although the VS473 first appeared in about 1983 this ship is only a little like the original. The design benefits from the developments in engines, and the prime movers are shoe-horned in under the accommodation with long shafts to the gearboxes and the screws. In what seems to be accepted as the British approach, mud and brine tanks are ranged down either side of the underdeck space aft of the engine room - designed to avoid internal framing, and the dry bulk tanks are set down the centre. Fuel and water are mainly contained with the double hull and the forward and aft tanks.

The two Wartsila 12V32 engines develop 15,000 bhp between them giving the ship a maximum bollard pull of 172 tonnes and a maximum speed free running of 16 knots.

The wheelhouse is particularly impressive, and it is obvious that some-one within either Stirling or Fergusons or both have taken the trouble to think out the layout of the controls so as to provide the ship driver and the winch driver with the means of carrying out their function without having to have arm extensions fitted. The design of the forward controls is particularly interesting, grouping the dials and levers on two consoles to allow the driver to step forward to see what is happening outside.

 

 

 

TYPE: VS 470 PSV NAME: Viking Surf PHOTO: Jan Plug
   
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 70.4 m Engines 2 x MAK 8M25 Fuel   1070 m3
Breadth 16.6 m BHP/kW 6530/4800 Pot water   857 m3
DWT 3800 tonnes For'd Thrusters 1 x 1000 bhp Mud   674 m3
Deck area 700 m2 Az Thruster 1 x 816 bhp Base oil   1321 m3
    Aft Thrusters 1 x 800 bhp Brine   1070 m3
Year built 2002 Joystick Kongsberg Dry bulk   340 m3
Shipyard Westcon DP Simrad SDP 22 Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments Sold or transferred to Petro Santos

 

TYPE: VS 470 Mk II NAME: Viking Thaumas PHOTO: Vic Gibson
 
GENERAL PROPULSION CARGO CAPACITY
Length OA 73.4 m Engines 2 x MAK 8M25 Fuel   1070 m3
Breadth 16.6 m BHP/kW 6530/4800 Pot water   1000 m3
DWT 3500 tonnes For'd Thrusters 2 x 1000 bhp Mud   1070 m3
Deck area 700 m2 Az Thruster   Base oil   210 m3
    Aft Thrusters 2 x 1000 bhp Brine   1070 m3
Year built 2005 Joystick Kongsberg Dry bulk   340 m3
Shipyard Westcon DP Simrad SDP 22 Tank Cleaning   Yes
Previous names  
Comments Sold or transferred to Petro Santos

 

  TYPE: NAME: Viking Forcados   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 87.95 m Engines 5 x Cummins KTA38 Workdrum pull 50 t
Breadth 24.4 m BHP - Capacity 1 3500m x 38mm
DWT 3375 t kW - Capacity 2 -
Deck area - For'd Thruster 2 x 600 kW Accomm berths 42
Fuel 1050 m3 Az Thruster - Storage capacity

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Pot water Generated Aft Az Props 2 x 1250 kW ROV -
Mud - Bollard pull 53 t Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II Kongsberg SDP 21 Cranes 2 x 25 t
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 2002     Shipyard Viktor Lenac
Previous names -
Comments This vessel was apparently originally intended to be a submarine mother ship. This ship sold to undisclosed buyers in 2013.

 

  TYPE: NAME:  KINGFISHER   PHOTO:
     

GENERAL

PROPULSION

EQUIPMENT

Length OA 89.98 m Engines 1 x Sulzer Workdrum pull -
Breadth 17.2 m BHP 4350 Capacity 1 -
DWT 2111 mt kW 3198 kW Capacity 2 -
Deck area - For'd Thruster 2 x 735 kW Accomm berths 60
Fuel 611 m3 Az Thruster 1 x 880 kW Storage capacity

-

Pot water 165 m3 Aft Az Props - ROV 1 x Work class
Mud - Bollard pull - Diving Capability -
Brine - DP II Simrad SDP 21 Cranes 1 x 50t
Dry bulk - Joystick - Tank cleaning -
Year built 1989     Shipyard -
Previous names -
Comments this looks like a coring vessel for checking jack-up footings.

 

 

SHIPPING COMPANY INFORMATION UPDATED IN 2014

Abeille Bourbon
ABS Mariine
Acergy
Acomarit
Active Offshore
Adams Offshore
AET Offshore
Aker Solutions
Alam Maritim
Allied Marine
Allseas
Alpha Logistics
Arctia Shipping
Arendal Offshore
Aries Offshore
Arktikmor
Arsvom (New)
Assodivers
Astromaritima
Atlantic Offshore
Atlantic Towing
Augusta
Augustea
Axis Offshore
Barry Towage (New)
Bergen Offshore
Bibby Offshore
Bisso Marine
Blue Star Line
Boa Offshore
Boluda
BOS
Boston Putford
Bourbon Maritima
Bourbon Norway
Bourbon Offshore
BP
Branding Offshore
British Antarctic Survey (New)
Britoil Offshore
Brodaspas
Brovig Offshore
BUE Marine
BUE Viking
Bukser og Bergung
Bumi Armada
CBO
CH Offshore
C&G Boats
Deep Sea Supply
Dolphin Offshore
Deepocean
Delba Maritima
Delta Logistics
DOF
DOF Subsea
DOF Brasil
ESML
Eastern Navigation
Edison Chouest
EDT Offshore
Eide Offshore
Eidesvik
EMAS Offshore
Ensco Marine
ER Schiffahrt
Esvagt
Fairmount
Fairplay Towage
Farstad
Femco Management
Finarge Genova
Finarge Brasil
Five Oceans Salvage
Fletcher Shipping
Flomex Shipping
Fratelli D'Amato
Fugro
Gardline
Geoships
Global Offshore
 

 

 

 

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