VARD Delivers 280 Tons Of Bollard Pull To NorSkan

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Skandi Urca, via DOF AS

DOF AS reports today the 280 ton bollard pull anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Skandi Angra was delivered yesterday from Vard Niterói shipyard to its owner, NorSkan Offshore Ltda and has since commenced an 8-year contract for Petrobras. NorSkan Offshore is a wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary of DOF AS.

The vessel is a VARD AH11 design and features a conventional 18,000 BHP propulsion configuration with twin controllable pitch propellers, each powered by a two diesel engines through a twin input single output gear box.

Skandi Angra is the second vessel in a series of three vessels from the same yard. The first vessel, Skandi Urca, was delivered last year and the third vessel, Skandi Paraty is scheduled for delivery early 2016. All vessels have secured long term contracts with Petrobras.

Vessel Particulars:

  • Length overall: 93.5 m
  • Length between p.p.: 84.9 m
  • Breadth moulded: 22.0 m
  • Depth main deck: 9.5 m
  • Design draught midship: 6.2 m
  • Max. scantling draught midship: 7.5 m