A Fincantieri unit Vard Aukra has delivered the LNG-powered PSV, Stril Barents to Simon Møkster Shipping.
The LNG-powered platform supply vessel is built for operations in arctic areas and will start working for Eni at the Goliat field in the Barents Sea on a ten-year contract.
Cooperation between VARD, Simon Mokster Shipping and Eni, has resulted in a unique custom built vessel that meets all requirements for operation under extreme conditions in the Barents Sea.
The PSV features Vard 1 06 design and has combined platform supply and emergency response capabilities.
The ship’s ten-year contract in the Barents Sea starts
this month. Anne Jorunn Mokster, CEO of Simon Mokster Shipping, said that they were pleased with the cooperation with VARD.
The ship’s naming ceremony was held at Skagenkaien in Stavanger, on Last Thursday.