Tuesday, October 18, 2011


BRAND SPANKING NEW, Icelandic Coast Guard Offshore Patrol
Vessel (OPV) THOR alongside Ocean Terminals,Halifax,Nova Scotia on 18th October
2011.The THOR, designated UT 512L, is an enlarged design of the Norwegian
Coast Guard ship Harstand. Thor was scheduled for a June 2010 delivery to
Iceland, but was damaged by a tsunami in the February 2010 Chilean earthquake,
suffering damage to the main engine and seawater in the engine room. Expected
the repairs to take 8 to 10 months with a new delivery date of summer / fall
2011. Vessel type:Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV).IMO No: 9426893Build
year: 2011 Yard:ASMAR Talcahuano, Talcahuano, Chile. Gross tonnage:
4,199 tons Summer DWT: 2,089 tons Length:93.6m (307ft), Beam:16m
(52.4ft),Draft: 6.5m (21.3ft) (Est).Machinery: Diesel , Two Rolls Royce
Bergen B 32 40L diesel engines (10,730 hp); two generators; two reduction gear
sets; two shafts; two Kamewa Ulstein controllable pitch propellers (CPPs); one
Ulstein Aqua Master azimuth thruster; two Ulstein bow thrusters; one Ulstein
736kW tunnel thruster. Speed (Knots):19Range:10,000nm at 12 knots
(Est)Complement:48Owner: Govt. of Iceland Flag: Iceland Call

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