Norway: SIMEK to Build PSV of Skipsteknisk ST-216L CD Design for Gulf Offshore

Gulf Offshore Norge, a subsidiary of Gulfmark Offshore, Inc. has exercised an option to build another PSV of Skipsteknisk design, at SIMEK in Flekkefjord Norway. The vessel designated ST-216 Arctic, is based on the successful ST-216L CD design, but will have new modified bow shape and a new improved tank configuration.

This vessel is designed for harsh environment operations, and will be ice classed and winterized for cold climate conditions. ST-216 Arctic will have over 1000 square meters of deck area and large cargo carrying capacity. In addition, the vessel will have a green profile and fitted for rescue and oil recovery capabilities.

It will be the second vessel of ST-design ordered by Gulf Offshore Norway.

Delivery of this vessel is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Main characteristics:

Length O.A.: 93.40 m

Beam: 19.20 m

Depth: to main deck 8.4 m

Speed: 18 knots

Deadweight: 5100 tons

Accommodation: 28 persons

Deck area: 1060 m2

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, January 31, 2012; Image: skipsteknisk

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Posted on January 31, 2012

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