Wednesday 22nd of May 2013
The Seven Viking has been nominated for the Ship of the Year award. This state-of-the-art IMR vessel, built by Ulstein, features several innovative technologies that enhance not only the ship’s efficiency but also the safety and comfort of all onboard. Steerprop Ltd. is proud to have delivered SP 35 CRP high efficiency propulsors as main propulsion for this exceptional vessel.
The Seven Viking, co-owned by Subsea 7 and Eidesvik has been operating in the demanding conditions of the North Sea since its delivery in January.
The winner of the Ship of the Year award will be announced at Nor-Shipping 2013 in Oslo, Norway.
Tuesday 22nd of January 2013
Steerprop Ltd. has received orders from the Severnaya shipyard in Russia and the Bharati shipyard in India. The orders are for the new generation ECO CRP propulsors that are designed to provide the finest efficiency and maneuverability at even the highest speeds. The combined value of these orders is approximately 10 million euros.
The multi-purpose vessel ordered by the Russian Federation will be powered by two SP 120 ECO CRP -propulsors. The vessel will operate at speeds of roughly 18 knots. The units have a power rating of 6 000 kW per propulsor and will be classified according to the Arc4 ice class of the Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping (RMRS) classification authority. The vessel will be built in the Severnaya shipyard in Russia, where Steerprop Ltd. will deliver the propulsors in March 2014.
The technical multi-purpose vessel due to be built at the Bharat shipyard will be powered by two SP 60 ECO CRP propulsors. The units will have power rating of 5 000 kW per propulsor. The vessel has been ordered by the Republic of India. The units will be delivered to the Bharati shipyard in autumn 2014.
For more information, please contact Mr. Petri Tolonen by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at +358 40 722 0372
Tuesday 8th of January 2013
Steerprop Ltd. has been contracted to deliver main propulsion systems for three icebreakers of the Russian Federal Agency of Marine and River Transportation from United Shipbuilding Corporation. Two of these icebreakers will be built in the Vyborg shipyard in Russia and one in the Arctech shipyard in Helsinki, Finland.
These new multi-purpose icebreakers will be operating in the Gulf of Finland. They will be built to operate in up to 1.5 meter thick ice and their operational capabilities will include assisting tankers and cargo vessels as well as acting as towing and rescue vessels.
Steerprop Ltd. will deliver two SP 110 ARC PULL - propulsors to each new icebreaker. These units will have a power rating of 9 000 kW per propulsor and each propulsor will be classified according to the Icebreaker 7 ice-classification of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. These units will be the most powerful mechanical azimuth propulsors in the world at their time of delivery. The first shipset will be delivered to the shipyards in Vyborg in the spring of 2014 and the following two shipsets three months and six months later, respectively.