Tromsø-based shipowner, Troms Offshore Supply announced the receipt of a newbuild offshore supply boat delivered by STX Søviknes shipyard in Norway today. The ship will be given the name MV Troms Sirius in a naming ceremony to be arranged tomorrow in Stavanger.
Troms Sirius is a Clean Design diesel electric PSV (Platform Supply Vessel) with a deck area of 1.020m2 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.