TransAtlantic takes delivery of ice class AHTS

Sweden's Rederi AB TransAtlantic has taken delivery of Magne Viking, the third in a series of four newbuild AHTS vessels from the Astilleros Zamakona S.A shipyard in Spain. The vessel will be flagged in the Danish Register of Ships, DIS.

The four AHTS series on order at Zamakona is specifically designed to meet demands for efficient, safe and environmentally friendly offshore management in the Barents Sea and areas with severe ice conditions. The last vessel in the series, TransBarents, is expected to be delivered in 2012. T
Magne Viking has the following technical data:

AHTS, ice 1A, stand by vessel, oilrec, clean design. Deck area 750 sq.m, length 85 m, beam 22 m, 4,500 deadweight tons and complies with the most up-to-date regulations pertaining to oil clearing.

July 29, 2011