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Double christening ceremony for Gulfmark AHTS vessels at Northern Shipyard

On June 19, 2010, Stocznia Północna S.A. (Northern Shipyard, member of REMONTOWA Group) saw the ceremony of two AHTS vessels nearing completion for Houston, US based Owners Gulfmark Offshore.
The ships have been named Sea Valiant and Sea Victor, with Godmothers (sponsors) being Ms. Pamela Kenney and Ms. Victoria Benbow Kneen (see in the picture below).



The 70 m long ships, each propelled by two Caterpillar engines rated at 3800 kW, enabling the ship to reach the service speed of 15 knots and bollard pull of 120 T are designed and equipped for DP-2 dynamic positioning standard. The ships are suitable for offshore platforms support and supply operations, deep-sea towage and as salvage and fire-fighting support operations.
The main part of anchor handling equipment constitutes the low-pressure hydraulically driven 300 T winch with two drums each with a capacity of 1500 m of 72 mm dia wire rope - one for towage and one for anchor handling. Additional storage drum accommodates 1000 m or 64 mm dia wire rope. The anchor handling and towing equipment is supplemented with two tugger winches and, retractable towing pins and stern roller 4 m long and 2.5 m in diameter with 400 T SWL.
Open deck with area of 400 sq m and 1000 t loading capacity facilitates supply operations. Under the deck there are 55 tanks for water, fuels, drilling fluids and dry bulk material.



The ships are equipped for fire fighting system with 1200 m3/h capacity (FiFi-1 class).
Both ships have been built according to design developed in-house at REMONTOWA Group - by NED consulting naval architects and marine engineers office, conforming the rules of ABS.
After delivery, expected soon, the ships will be transferred to offshore Vietnam.

Principal particulars:
Owner: Gulf Marine Far East Pte Ltd
Manager: Gulf Marine Far East Pte Ltd
Built at: REMONTOWA Group, Poland
Classification: ABS + A1 (E) Offshore Support Vessel, FiFi1, AMS, DPS-2
Flag: Panama

Dimensions:

  • LOA 70 m                                                                                
  • Breadth (moulded) 15.5 m                                                                                
  • Depth (mould to sh.dk) 6.6 m
  • Draft (max) 5.3 m                                                                                

Speed & Consumption: At 5.0 M draft = 14Kts
Bollard Pull: 120 T


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