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    Far Samson claims bollard pull record

    Vessel & ROV News // March 11, 2009

    Farstad's latest newbuild, the construction support vessel (CSV) Far Samson, which is currently on sea trials, has comfortably exceeded the world record for continuous bollard pull.

    Speaking to Offshore Shipping Online from the CSV, BÝrge Nakken, Head of the Project Department at Farstad Shipping told Offshore Shipping Online: "Last night we made the world breaking record of continuous bollard pull - 423 tonnes. This is far more than anything done before."

    Mr Nakken also said the ship made a maximum speed at service draft of 18.9 knots.

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