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Tidewater Subsidiary Orders Wärtsilä-Designed Ice-Class MPSV

Rob Almeida
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August 7, 2014

The new Wärtsilä Ship Design multi-purpose platform supply vessel features a compact design yet with a high deadweight giving maximum cargo capacity.

Wärtsilä signed their second design contract today with Tidewater subsidiary Troms Offshore Supply for their new VS 4530 series of arctic multi-purpose platform supply vessels.  The vessel will be built by Tersan Shipyard in Turkey and includes an option for three additional vessels. First delivery is scheduled for 2016.

Vessel particulars:

  • Length over all 89.10 m
  • Length between p.p. 80.10 m
  • Breadth moulded 22.00 m
  • Depth to 1st Deck 9.00 m
  • Powerplant: (3) 2720 kW Wärtsilä 8-cylinder in-line 26 main engines
  • Main propulsion: 2 x 3000 kW Azimuth thrusters, plus tunnel and retractable thrusters
  • Class: DNV ice class ICE 1A, DEICE
  • Crane: Outfittable for a 150-ton active heave compensated
  • Helipad: Can be retrofitted later if needed
  • Ballast water management system
  • Inert gas generators


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