Femco Group has taken delivery of Newly-Built AHTS "Normann" and "Pomor"
On 15 October 2016 christening and delivery ceremony for a newly built Havyard 843 ICE design icebreaking offshore vessels AHTS “Normann” and “Pomor” was held at quay in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway.
The Godmother, Mrs. Marina Marsakova, christened one vessel as “Normann” and The Godmother, Mrs. Larisa Kim, christened another vessel as “Pomor”.
Icebreaking Anchor-Handling Tug Supply vessels (AHTS) was built Havyard Ship Technology`s shipyard in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway, using HAVYARD 843 ICE design. Both vessels are designed and built to operate under extreme arctic conditions. The vessel has icebreaker class and engine power that allows it to break ice up to 1,3 meter-thick at 3 knots, and a de-icing system so that it can withstand temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius.
Following FEMCO GROUP tradition ice class offshore vessel was named in honor of indigenous population of North – "Normann" and "Pomor". These are the second and third vessels of the three Havyard 843 ICE icebreaking offshore vessels for FEMCO GROUP.
Nowadays FEMCO GROUP owns and operates 15 vessels. In accordance with program of fleet renewal and further market expansion FEMCO GROUP expects delivery of 1 newly-built offshore vessels in 2017: AHTS "Alexei Kuznetsov" (SPA-150 design).