Troms Offshore’s New PSV Troms Sirius Christened (Norway)
Troms Offshore Supply, after receiving its last newbuild vessel on 29th of May from the STX Søviknes shipyard, held the naming ceremony of MV Troms Sirius. Troms Sirius is a Clean Design diesel electric PSV (Platform Supply Vessel) with a deck area of 1.020 m2 and consequently one of the largest PSV ships operating in the North Sea.
Engines and propulsion in combination with advanced catalyst technologies ensure low fuel consumption, efficient operations and reduced emissions to air. In addition, she carries the most advanced equipment for oil recovery services and fire fighting (FiFi II).
MV Troms Sirius is a STX PSV 09 design similar to one of the other ships in the Company’s fleet, MV Troms Capella, while the other ships owned by Troms Offshore have a VS 485 CD design. The ship will fly the Norwegian NOR flag with a crew of 28 split on two shifts. MV Troms Sirius will primarily be positioned for operations in the North Sea and in the Barents Sea.
Gross tonnage / 4201 t
Net tonnage / 1799 t
Length overall / 93,5m
Length between PP / 84,74 m
Breadth, Molded / 19 m
Depth, Molded / 8,0 m
Draught max / 6,50m
Dead weight at max draught / 4868,1 t
The vessel was named by the godmother Gunn Salbuvik.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, June 7, 2012; Images: tromsoffshore