Sweden’s Rederi AB TransAtlantic (STO:RABTB) has taken delivery of Brage Viking, the fourth in a four vessel AHTS series from Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Zamakona S.A. The vessel will be flagged up in the Danish register of ships, DIS.
The Zamakona-built AHTS series is specifically designed to meet demands for efficient, safe and environmentally friendly offshore management in areas with severe ice conditions such as the Barents sea.
“We already have a strong operational presence in these waters and expect a continued increasing demand for our services, says Christian W. Berg, Head of Business Area Offshore/Icebreaking at TransAtlantic.
Brage Viking has the following technical data: AHTS, ice 1A, stand by vessel, oilrec, clean design. Deck area 750 m2, length 85 m, beam 22 m, 4,500 deadweight tons and complying with the most up-to-date regulations pertaining to oil recovery.
January 13, 2012