Norway: AHTS KL Sandefjord Delivered to K Line Offshore AS
Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel KL Sandefjord was recently successfully delivered to K Line Offshore AS from the building yard STX OSV, Langsten.
With its 34.000 BHP and a bollard pull of 390 tons she is the strongest AHTS in the world. After installation and testing of A-frame in Kristiansand, she is available for operation from 17th January 2011.
“K” LINE OFFSHORE AS is a ship owning and operating company in the Offshore Support Vessel segment founded in Arendal, Norway in October 2007 by the major Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.(“K” Line), together with its joint venture partner ADS Offshore AS (ADS) . “K” Line owns more than 90% of the Company, which is “K” Line’s vehicle in the offshore shipping market, and the ambition is for it to become a significant global player.
Source: K-line, January 19, 2011;