Norway: Bourbon Offshore Takes Delivery of Ulstein PX105 Design PSV
Bourbon Front, the first of four platform supply vessels of the PX105 design from ULSTEIN built at Zhejiang Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., was delivered to Bourbon Offshore Norway at 6 September 2011.
The vessel features an overall length of 88.80m, breadth of 19.00m, DWT of 4250T, and maximum speed of 15.5 knots. Bourbon Front is designed with a hotel complement with permanent capacity for 25 persons.
The hull with ULSTEIN X-BOW® combined with diesel-electric propulsion systems ensure outstanding performances with regards to fuel consumption, sea-keeping, station-keeping, speed and cargo capacity.
The cargo system ensures safe and efficient loading and discharging of the vessels. The Multi Application Cargo Solution (MACS) and product tank configurations give a major increase and flexibility in cargo capacity.
The vessel is equipped, built and certified according to IMO Class II for Dynamic Positioning.
ULSTEIN PX105 is designed to minimize the environmental impact and built according to Det Norske Veritas CLEAN DESIGN class notation. Catalytic reactors for minimum NOX emissions are installed. The vessel has a Green Passport complying with IMO ship recycling recommendations.
Source: Ulstein, September 7, 2011.