Gulf Offshore takes delivery of North PomorVessel & ROV News // August 5, 2013
Seabrokers reports that Gulf Offshore Norge has taken delivery of the first of two sister vessels, North Pomor, from Simek Shipyard in Norway. A naming ceremony for the newbuild PSV was held on July 27, 2013.
North Pomor is a ST-216 Arctic PSV designed by Skipsteknisk. Sister vessel North Cruys was launched at Simek in early July, with delivery scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.
North Pomor has an ICE-1B classification, which is applicable for vessels that can operate in ice floes of 0.6m level ice thickness. This notation verifies that the vessel has sufficient strength, engine power and equipment to enable it to work in northern Baltic ice conditions or similar areas.
North Pomor has an overall length of 92.60m, and a moulded breadth of 19.20m. She has a deadweight of 5,000 tonnes at a draft of 6.95m, and comes with a cargo deck area of 1,050mē. The vessel has an accommodation capacity for 40 persons. She has now entered service in the North Sea spot market.