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    Stril Pioner named in Stavangar

    Vessel & ROV News // September 1, 2003
    The name giving ceremony for Stril Pioner, built by Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway, took place at Skagenkaien in Vågen, Stavanger on 16th August.Stril Pioner is a large Platform Supply Vessel (PSV), and the world's second vessel to use LNG as fuel, in a duel fuel solution. Stril Pioner is the sister vessel of Viking Energy, delivered by Kleven for Eidesvik of Bømlo, Norway on 25th April this year.

    The vessel is 94.9m long, 20.4m wide and has a deadweight of 4,000 tonnes. Having been delivered, the vessel went straight to work for Statoil on a 10 year charter.

    The hull for Stril Pioner was built in Romania, and outfitted at Kleven's yard at Ulsteinvik. Major suppliers include Wärtsilä, Kongsberg Simrad, Hareid Elektriske, Rolls-Royce, ABB and Hydrakraft.

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