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May 30, 2012

Maritime Propulsion

Troms Offshore Receives PSV from STX Søviknes Shipyard

Troms Offshore Supply has received its new build Platform Supply Vessel no 773 at STX Søviknes shipyard in Norway

The ship will be given the name MV Troms Sirius in a naming ceremony to be arranged in Stavanger

Troms Sirius is a 'Clean Design' diesel electric PSV (Platform Supply  Vessel) with a deck area of  1.020m2 and consequently one of the largest PSV ships operating in the North Sea.  Engines and propulsion in combination with advanced catalyst technologies ensure low fuel consumption, efficient operations and reduced emissions to air.  In addition, she carries the most advanced equipment for oil recovery services and fire fighting (FiFi II).

MV Troms Sirius is a STX PSV 09 design similar to one of the other ships in the Company’s fleet, MV Troms Capella, while the other ships owned by Troms Offshore have a VS 485 CD design.  The ship will fly the Norwegian NOR flag with a crew of 28 split on two shifts. MV Troms Sirius will primarily be positioned for operations in the North Sea and in the Barents Sea.

Troms Offshore operates a fleet comprising 11 ships from its home port in Tromsø in Northern Norway.  The Company owns 4  large Clean Design PSVs with a deck area in excess of 1.000 m2 and a new build Clean Design PSV with a deck area of 850 m2.  The Company is in the process of expanding its fleet of large, environmentally friendly ships for operations in the North Sea and in arctic waters.

 

 

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