IMO : 9390460
Build : 2008 by STX Norway Offshore AS Langsten, Tomrefjord in Norway, nr 360
Usually seismic survey vessels are either converted ships of any other type or based on regular ships designs, this one is a bespoke designed one. And a rather strange looking….nee, ugly looking for that matter. The hull is triangle-shaped, widest at her stern, her funnels are located near the bow and resemble a church organ from hell.
And because of the triangle-shaped hull her “arse” looks pretty hugh!!
Here are some pics of her sister the Ramform Sterling while under tow to the outfitting yard, looking even more sinister in her unpainted form.
I wonder what the windows on the deck above the bridge are for….a penthouse for the captain???