Anchor handler Skandi Iceman deliveredVessel & ROV News // November 5, 2013
DOF has accepted delivery of AHTS vessel Skandi Iceman from†Vard Soviknes shipyard in Norway.
The vessel was constructed utilising the VARD 2 12 design, with her hull built by Vard Tulcea in Romania.
Skandi Iceman was designed for worldwide operations, and comes with DNVís ICE-1B class notation. Among other features, she has a low resistance hull shape which is designed for high speed and low fuel consumption, along with good sea and station-keeping performance, excellent manoeuvrability and good stability. The vessel also comes equipped with an ROV hangar with a launch and recovery ROV system.
Broker Seabrokers said†Skandi Iceman has entered the North Sea spot market, with DOF securing her first fixture on the same day that she was delivered.
The vesselís first job is with MLS, to move the semi-submersible Leiv Eiriksson in the Barents Sea offshore Norway.†