Norway’s Simek yard has delivered a new platform supply vessel to GulfMark Offshore.
The naming ceremony for the vessel took place on Saturday, February 15, in Simek’s yard in Flekkefjord, Norway. The vessel, of the ST – 216 Arctic design, was named ‘North Cruys’.
The 92.6 meters long ‘North Cruys’ is designed by Skipsteknisk for operations in northern cold waters. Its low resistance hull lines ar optimized for speed and low fuel oil consumption.
The platform supply vessel takes its name by Cornelius Cruys (1655 – 1727) who was a Dutch Vice Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy and the first commander of the Russian Baltic Fleet. He was born in Norway.