With a number of other vessels she was preparing to pull alongside the accommodation ship Wind Solutions to take on personnel before heading out to the new wind farm being constructed off the North Wales coast.
She is a Bayard Class vessel and can accommodate 12 personnel and 3 crew as well as up to 8 tonnes of cargo on the 51m2 foredeck which has a
maximum loading of 2t/m2.
For cargo handling she is equipped with a Meydam TMP900K deck crane which has a 3t maximum lift capacity although this reduces to 1.1t at maximum outreach (7.6m).
Powered by twin MAN D2842 LE 410 V12 diesel engines each with an output of 749kW engines she can make 25 knots with a 5t cargo. The vessel is also equipped with two 20kW auxiliary engines and a pair of 32kW bow thrusters.
She is 20.9m long with a 7m beam and 2.1m maximum draught.
Range is 775nm and she is able to operate up to 100nm from shore.
The vessel can undertake a multitude of roles and have been specifically built for supporting offshore operations including fuel transfer operations
She is one of a number of Bayard Class vessels operated by Fred Olden Windcarrier which was established in 2008 to meet market demands for
offshore installation and support vessels.
She is one of four vessels ordered in January 2011 at a cost of NOK 25 million each.
REG - DK, Fredericia
IMO - 9646132
Call Sign - OIY2
Built - Baatservice Holding, Mandal, NO
Yard No. - 96
L 20.9m W 7m
Year - 2011
Liverpool, 9 April 2014