Norway: Newbuilding 129 Nears Launch at Simek

Newbuilding 129 Nears Launch at Simek

Simek Shipyard has completed the hull assembly of the platform supply vessel “Newbuilding 129”. The vessel of Skipsteknisk ST-216 Arctic design, being built for Gulf Rederi AS, is based on its very successful ST-216L CD predecessor.

This vessel is designed for harsh environment operations, and will be ice classed and winterized for cold climate conditions. In addition, the vessel will have a green profile and will be fitted for rescue and oil recovery capabilities.

Principal Particulars of Newbuilding 129:

Length o.a.: 92,60 m

Length p.p.: 82,40 m

Beam:19,20 m

Depth, main deck: 8,50 m

Draught, loaded: 6,95 m

Speed: 16 knots

Engine: Diesel-electric, total 8,400 kW

Accommodation: 40 men

Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for June 2013.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, December 17, 2012