TransAtlantic has received the delivery of Brage Viking, an AHTS vessel from the Astilleros Zamakona S.A shipyard in Spain. The vessel will be flagged up in the Danish register of ships, DIS.
Brage Viking is the last new-built ship in a series of four, which have been built at the Spanish shipyard. The vessel 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.
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 complies with the most up-to-date regulations pertaining to oil recovery.
Offshore Energy Today Staff, January 13, 2012; Image: Cisionwire