PHOTO: Thor Frigg Named

Faroe Islands-based P/F Thor’s third seismic support vessel Thor Frigg was named in Turkey on February 30.

The vessel, built by Besiktas Shipyard, is part of the order of four seismic support vessels that will be on a long-term charters with Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS).

The naming ceremony was held at Besiktas Shipyard, attended by the representatives from both, Thor and PGS.

The SSV Thor Magni and Thor Modi have already been delivered, while the remaining fourth vessel, Thor Freya, is still under construction.

Thor Frigg, just like its sister vessels, is a Skipsteknisk-designed ST-204 SSV with main dimensions 64.4 x 14.5 x 7.2m (L x B x D).

The vessels, which can accommodate 60 persons, enabling also transportation of crew for the seismic mother vessels, will provide support for PGS’ fleet of seismic vessels during operation, covering offshore bunkering, crew change assistance, supply of provision and spare parts, as well as support during in-sea maintenance of the seismic equipment.

Subsea World News Staff; Image: Besiktas Shipyard