Blue King (Norside Cetus)

The PX121 designed vessels are medium-sized platform supply vessels (PSVs) with a favourable combination of fuel efficiency and load capacity, and flexible platforms for later conversions to other segments. The Norside Cetus will be converted to a Service Operation Vessel for Offshore Wind.

Vessel type

Platform supply

Design

PX121

Built by

Ulstein Verft AS

Year

2016

Owned by

Blue King (Norside Cetus)

Yard number

306

Designed by

Ulstein Design & Solutions AS

Ordered by

Blue Ship Invest

Operated by

OSM Offshore Bergen/Vestland Offshore

IMO Number

9732216

Principal dimensions

Length:
83.4 m
Beam:
18.0 m
Dead weight:
4065 tonnes
Draught:
6.69 m
Speed:
15.8 kn
Accomodation:
22 people
Deck area:
850 sqm

Note: Subject to selected variant configuration

Capacities

Fuel oil (MDO):
1461 cbm
Fresh water:
1061 cbm
Ballast water / Drill water:
1664 cbm
Liquid mud (sp. gr.2,8 t/m3):
1293 cbm
Brine (sp. gr. 2,5 t/m3):
1293 cbm
Cement (4 tanks):
254 cbm
LFL* (4 tanks):
155 cbm
Base oil:
254 cbm
ORO:
1015 cbm

Classifications

  • DNV 1A1
  • Offshore Service Vessel Supply
  • SF
  • E0
  • DYNPOS-AUTR
  • CLEAN DESIGN
  • COMF-V(3)C(3)
  • LFL*
  • NAUT-OSV(A)
  • DK(+)
  • HL(2.8)
  • ICE-C
  • OILREC

Ship history

In total, 30 vessels of this design have been contracted by different ship owners for construction at various shipyards worldwide. ‘Blue King’ is the 10th being constructed at Ulstein Verft, and is a sister vessel to 'Blue Queen.' Delivered in May 2016. All numbers above relate to the vessel's state at delivery, not after its later conversion (2022.)

June 2019: Taken over by Sverre Farstad & Co. The vessel has been renamed 'Farland', the same name as the first vessel of the original Farstad fleet which was delivered in 1959.

January 2022: The PX121 design has once more proven to be a preferred design for conversions into new segments, and 'Farland' is about to transfer from the offshore oil & gas industry to the offshore wind industry. Sold to Norside, the vessel will be converted to a W2W offshore wind vessel. The accommodation will increase from 22 to 60 persons, a new accommodation module will be installed, as well as a battery package, a gangway and cranes. The vessel will change its name to 'Norside Cetus'.

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