FAR SOLITAIRE elected Ship of the Year 2012

By Peter Pospiech at September 20, 2012 12:12
Filed Under: Company News
Built by STX OSV Langsten for owners Farstad Shipping ASA, the unique offshore platform service vessel FAR SOLITAIRE was declared Ship of the Year 2012 by the Norwegian state secretary of trade and industry Halvard Ingebrigsten.FAR SOLITAIRE is a chemical tanker-compliant supply vessel according to IBC Code 2, which is the main reason why the jury elected it Ship of the Year 2012. It is capable of undertaking all aspects of offshore platform services. The technologically advanced vessel was developed by Farstad Shipping ASA in close cooperation with Rolls-Royce Marine and is the first PSV of this type ever built (SOLITAIRE: one of a kind). Delivery will take place in October 2012.Over the years, the offshore oil industry has become more and more dependent on chemicals and noxious liquids in order to improve operational efficiency and maintain safety standards. At the same time, restrictions on offshore disposal of the same have become more stringent for environmental reasons. These liq... [More]

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