Norway: Ulstein Verft Holds Naming Ceremony for Vessel Oceanic Sirius

Yard nr. 286 from Ulstein Verft, Oceanic Sirius, was named in an official ceremony in Ulsteinvik, Norway, on 1 October. Lady sponsor of the vessel is Mrs. Danielle Malcor, wife of Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO of CGGVeritas.

Oceanic Sirius, an advanced seismic research vessel of the SX120 type from Ulstein Design & Solutions, will be delivered to the owners Eidesvik and CGGVeritas on 3 October.

Oceanic Sirius is designed and built in accordance with strict environmental standards and equipped with state-of-the-art technology for advanced seismic research operations. She is sister vessel to the Oceanic Vega, delivered from ULSTEIN in July 2010.


Length over all approx. 106.5 m

Length between p.p. 99.3 m

Breadth moulded 24.0/28.0 m

Depth to main deck 10.0 m

Draught max 8.0 m

Design draught 7.0 m

Source: ulsteingroup, October 3, 2011

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Posted on October 3, 2011

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