The vessel will replace Aker BioMarine’s existing support vessel, La Manche (Photo: Aker Biomarine)
Aker BioMarine celebrates the launch of its new, state-of-the-art support vessel at the ceremony at CIMC Raffles’ Yantai yard, as the vessel is ready for commissioning and final outfitting, just in time for the 2021 krill harvesting season.
Antarctic Provider was built by China’s CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd. The 168-meter vessel is powered by the award-winning Wärtsilä 31 engine, which is designed for best-in-class fuel efficiency. In addition, the vessel is enhanced with Dynamic Positioning (DP) capabilities, which prevents the need for anchoring during transshipment.
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