Vroon sheds emergency rescue and recovery vessel

Dutch shipping company Vroon has sold one of its emergency rescue and recovery vessels to an unknown buyer.

According to information provided by VesselsValue, Vroon sold the VOS Northwind ERRV on Tuesday, January 3, for an undisclosed sum.

The vessel was built by Japanese Shimoda Dock Yard in 1972 and converted in 1977.

The VOS Northwind is a Survivor Class group B vessel equipped to handle up to 300 survivors and has an accommodation capacity of 16 persons.

It is 50.33 meters long, 11.58 meters wide, with a net registered tonnage of 252 tonnes and a gross tonnage of 645 tonnes.

Offshore Energy Today Staff