Norway: Northern River MPSV Sails to New Owner

Norway: Northern River MPSV Sails to New Owner

Seabrokers reported that UT745L ‘Northern River’ multi purpose support vessel with overall length of 92.8 meters has been delivered to its new owners Serco Ltd on December 20.

Seabrokers Ltd said they “were pleased to act as sole broker in this transaction.”

Formerly owned by Deep Ocean Shipping AS, Northern River is a modern vessel with a large general deck capacity for support of remotely operated vehicle, survey and diving operations. She is equipped with a class-2 dynamic positioning system and is certified for subsea operations. The vessel was extended by 10m in 1999. The vessel is equipped with a 50 ton crane, a 20 ton knuckle boom deck feeder crane.

A Supporter WROV system is permanently mobilised on this vessel along with it’s own launch and recovery system / tether management system TMS.

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Offshore Energy Today Staff, December 21, 2011; Image: Seabrokers