Ask and You Shall Receive: Arctic OSV’s To Be Delivered Ahead of Schedule to Russian Owner

Arctech said Wednesday that it plans to deliver the harsh-environment offshore supply vessel Vitus Bering four months ahead of schedule at the request of it's eager Russian owner. Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, which is a 50/50 joint-venture between STX Finland and United Shipbuilding Corporation, is building two identical icebreaking OSV's for Russias largest shipping group and … [Read more...]

Russia Asks for Badass Arctic Supply Boats, Helsinki Shipyard Delivers

The hull assembly of arctic offshore vessel NB 507 was started at the Keel Laying Ceremony at Helsinki Shipyard 3 July 2012. The ship is the sister vessel of NB 506 that was launched on Saturday 30 June. Both offshore vessels are being built for Russian shipowner,¬†Sovcomflot, and will be delivered in spring 2013. Both vessels for Sovcomflot will be similar measuring 99.9 … [Read more...]