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polarcus amani

Nope, just the latest super high ice class seismic vessel, POLARCUS AMANI .   She’s due for delivery Q1 2012 and is receiving her Polarcus green’s at the Ulstein Verft.

POLARCUS AMANI is the first of two 12 – 14 streamer 3D seismic vessels ordered in November 2010 from Ulstein Verft AS of Norway. The vessels are being built to the ULSTEIN SX134 design and feature a high ice class (“ICE 1A super”).  She will be amongst the most environmentally sound seismic vessels in the market with diesel-electric propulsion; a high-specification catalytic reactor; double hull; and advanced ballast water treatment and bilge water cleaning systems. The vessel complies with the stringent Det Norsk Veritas DNV CLEAN DESIGN notation.