PHOTO: THOR MODI Nearing Sea Trials and Delivery

THOR MODI, the second Seismic Support Vessel built by Besiktas Shipyard for Faroe Islands-based PF THOR is closing the sea trials and delivery.

The vessel is a part of the order of four seismic support vessels that will be on a long-term charters with Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS).

PGS has agreed to take the ships for ten-years each with options to extend the charter for an undisclosed period.

The vessels offer a wide range of capabilities, including ice class 1A, passenger capacity for transporting a full seismic crew, extra workboat, towing capability and ability to carry and transfer fuel oil at sea.

The vessels represent ST-204 SSV design by Skipsteknisk, and will provide support for PGS’ fleet of seismic vessels during operation, covering offshore bunkering, crew change assistance, supply of provision and spare parts, as well as support during in-sea maintenance of the seismic equipment.

Delivery of the vessels has started with the delivery of THOR MAGNI after naming ceremony that was held in Turkey.

Subsea World News Staff; Images: Şafak Kaya

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