Our new vessel Edda Freya, due to arrive Q1 2016, will perform installation work on the Maria development in the Norwegian Sea. DeepOcean writes in their press release today that the work will commence Q3 2016.

Design and specifications

Edda Freya is designed by Salt Ship Design in close cooperation with our Company and DeepOcean. With a length of 149.8 metres, a width of 27 metres and 2300 square metres of total deck space the vessel will be a powerful tool in the offshore construction market. The vessel is equipped with a 150 tons dual tensioner vertical lay system (VLS) located in the moon pool, a 3000 tons carousel below deck and a 400 tons active heave compensated (AHC) knuckle boom main crane that can lift 600 tons in double fall mode.

Revolutionary propulsion system

The ship will be delivered with a new diesel electric hybrid propulsion system. The system (Siemens BlueDrive+C) is developed by Siemens in cooperation with Østensjø Rederi. By using variable rotational speed with optimal operation of the diesel generator in combination with batteries, the system will significantly reduce fuel consumption and the emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and greenhouse gasses (CO2/methane).


Read DeepOcean`s entire press release here:
PRESS RELEASE – DeepOcean awarded surf installation contract for Maria development by Statoil
PRESSEMELDING – DeepOcean tildelf Surf installasjonskontrakt for Maaria utviklingen fra Statoil

DeepOcean - construction vessel - Edda Freya