Icebreaking newbuilds to be named at HavyardYard News // October 12, 2016
10 October will see a double naming ceremony at Havyard Ship Technology for two icebreaking offshore vessels for Russian shipping company Femco. The vessels, Pomor and Normann, are sister vessels to the first of the class delivered to Femco, Aleut, and will operate under a contract for Exxon Neftegas on oil fields offshore Sakhalin.
The vessels are of Havyard 843 ICE design, and are intended to operate in extremely challenging conditions. They are constructed to DNV's ice class Icebreaker Ice-10, with classification demanding the ability to break 1m thick, one-year old ice. They also bear the class notation Winterized Cold (-30).