Norway: Myklebust Yard Names Multipurpose Support Vessel Olympic Electra
Olympic Shipping, Norway based owner and operator of offshore vessels, announced that the naming ceremony for new multipurpose field support vessel Olympic Electra took place at Myklebust Yard November 18th and it was performed by Godmother Merete Kvalsund
Olympic Electra is equipped with diesel electric frequency controlled propulsion, azimuth thrusters and a dynamic positioning system.
The design is optimized for low fuel consumption. Comfort for the crew is ensured by low noise and vibration in hull and superstructure. Total 40 persons accommodation. The vessel is designed according to the class notation “Clean Class” and focus is given to limit fuel consumption, which reduces emission to the environment.
Its design fulfills the following duties: Supply and transport of equipment between offshore platforms and offshore installations such as: Pipes, Cargo/Containers, Cement, Liquid Mud, Brine, Fuel Oil, Fresh Water, Drill Water, Base Oil, Methanol, etc.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, November 24, 2011; Image: olympic