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    Rederi AB TransAtlantic takes delivery of ice strengthened AHTS

    Vessel & ROV News // February 10, 2011

    Marine log reports that Rederi AB Transatlantic in Sweden has taken delivery of the ice strengthened AHTS Njord Viking from Astilleros Zamakona shipyard in Spain.

    Njord Viking is the second newbuild in a series of four ships that are being built by the Spanish shipbuilder and that are designed to meet demands for efficient, safe and environmentally friendly offshore management in areas with severe ice conditions. 

    Njord Viking has the following technical data: AHTS, bollard pull 230 tonnes, ice class 1A, deicing, stand by vessel, oilrec, clean design, deck area 750m2m, length 85m, beam 22m, 4,500 deadweight tonnes and complies with the most up-to-date regulations pertaining to oil clean-up.

    Njord Viking has been contracted by the Norwegian oil company, ENI, to support exploration and expansion of the operations in the Barents Sea, including the Goliat Field, which lies 52 nautical miles north of the coast of Norway.

    The assignment is scheduled to commence during the summer of 2011.


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