Owned byPearl Bidco AS
Designed byUlstein Design & Solutions AS
Ordered byBlue Ship Invest
Operated byRemøy Shipping AS
- 83.4 m
- 18 m
- Dead weight:
- 4234 tonnes
- 6.7 m
- 16.23 kn
- 24 people
- Deck area:
- 850 sqm
Note: Subject to selected variant configuration
- Fuel oil (MDO):
- 1474 cbm
- Fresh water:
- 1033 cbm
- Ballast water / Drill water:
- 1676 cbm
- Liquid mud (sp. gr.2,8 t/m3):
- 1307 cbm
- Brine (sp. gr.2,5 t/m3):
- 1307 cbm
- Cement (4 tanks):
- 254 cbm
- LFL* (4 tanks):
- 153 cbm
- Base oil:
- 259 cbm
- DnV 1A1, Offshore Service Vessel Supply, SF, E0, DYNPOS-AUTR, CLEAN DESIGN, COMF-V(3), COMF-C(3), LFL*, NAUT-OSV(A), DK(+), HL(+), ICE-C
The ship investment company Blue Ship Invest, a part of Ulstein Group, ordered ten platform supply vessels of the PX121 design in the period 2010-2014. Eight were acquired by Nordic American Offshore (NAO).
'Blue Prosper' was contracted in 2010, and delivered to BSI on 6 September 2012. Named at Ulstein Verft by lady sponsor Ingerid Ulstein.
Ulstein’s decision to focus on this ship type resulted from careful market analysis. The vessels have an optimum combination of fuel efficiency and deadweight, and a capacity and performance that approaches those of larger PSVs. They can take on most of the tasks usually handled by slightly larger PSVs, but at a lower operating cost.
2013: The first six vessels were acquired by Nordic American Offshore (NAO) on 1 November 2013. Blue Prosper was renamed NAO Prosper.
2015: Two more vessels of the same design, Blue Storm and Blue Viking, were acquired by Nordic American Offshore (NAO) on 26 January 2015.
2019: Nordic American Offshore changed name to Hermitage Offshore Services Ltd, which became effective on June 4, 2019. All the vessels will change name to "Hermit" prefix.
2020: All vessels in the Hermitage Offshore fleet have been acquired by Pearl Bidco AS, a company owned by DNB and SEB.
Overview all eight BSI vessels now owned by Hermitage Offshore Services Ltd:
Yno 289 Hermit Fighter - delivered January 19, 2012, original name Blue Fighter.
Yno 294 Hermit Prosper - delivered on September 6, 2012, original name Blue Prosper.
Yno 296 Hermit Thunder - delivered May 13, 2013, original name Blue Thunder.
Yno 297 Hermit Power - Delivered on March 6, 2013, original name Blue Power.
Yno 298 Hermit Guardian - delivered June 28, 2013, original name Blue Guardian.
Yno 299 Hermit Protector - delivered September 23, 2013, original name Blue Protector.
Yno 303 Hermit Storm - Delivered January 19, 2015, original name Blue Storm.
Yno 304 Hermit Viking - Delivered January 19, 2015, original name Blue Viking.
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