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...]