NORDIC EXPLORER SPECIFICATIONS

M/V Nordic Explorer
SHIP DESIGN Seismic Vessel
CLASSIFICATION Rina
BUILDER Langsten Shipyard, Tomrefjorden, Norway
IMO NUMBER 8517449
PORT OF REGISTRY Nassau
FLAG Bahamas
DELIVERY 21.02.1986
CALL SIGN C6TU3
OWNER: ØSTERVOLD SEISMIKK AS
N-5384 TORANGSVÅG
MANAGER: VESTLAND MANAGEMENT AS
N-5384 TORANGSVÅG
MAIN DIMENSIONS CLASS NOTATIONS
Length O.A 81,1m *1A1 E0 HELDK Ice(1A) PMS
Length P.P 73,0 m
Breadth 16,5 m
Draft 8,1 m when fully loaded
Gross Tonnage 3861T

Full compliance with SOLAS, Marpol 73/78 and other relevant maritime and industrial standards, E&P Forum and IAGC
requirements. Further documentation and certification available on request.

Deck Machinery

MACHINERY AND PROPELLER PLANTS
Machinery
Propulsion type: Wickman 12Wx28 3960kw
12V28B Two step RPM 600-660 MGO
Propeller: Wickman variabel pitch propeller 9 PR4-12, 4 blade Volda Gear reduction 4.41-1
Thrusters Bow: 1 Brunvoll tunnel thruster 360 kW
Stern: 1 Brunvoll tunnel thruster 590 kW
Secondary propulsion: 2 Azimuth thruster Brunvoll 800 kW, contr pitch 0-364rpm
Power Plant: 2 x Stamford MHC 734 F2 1072kw
2 x Stamford MHC 734 H2 1448 kw
Other Machinnery: 1 x CAT 3516
2 x CAT 3512
Seismic Compressors: 3 x LMF. 420E/VCS2413W14, 42,4 m3 / min. 138 bar
Compresossor with frequency converter
Deck Crane: 5 Cranes located on Hangar, around the Helideck
Navigation Equipment
Auto Pilot: Robertson AP 9 MK III, Robtrack
Radar : 1 x Furono FR 2827 X-band ice radar
JRC JMA 5332-12m S-band ice radar
Echosounder: Furuno FE 700 Depth 800 meter
Simrad EA 600 Depth 9000 meter
Water speed log: FURUNO Doppler speed log DS-80
Gyro Compass Meridian Surveyo
Ecdis: TECDIS 1, C-MAP, w/ ARPA, AIS connected
Dopler log: Furuno DS-80
Helideck: 19 m Super Puma 332 L1/Bell 212ST, Bell 412Capacities)
DGPS: FURUNO GP-150
Navigation Echo Sounder: FURUNO FE-700
GMDSS
Simplified VDR Kongsberg
AIS FURUNO FA-150
Speed Log FURUNO DS-80
Fac-Simile
DP System N/A
Gyrocompass SIMRAD GC-80
Seismic Equipment
Seismic Compressors: 3 x LMF. 420E/VCS2413W14, 42,4 m3 / min. 138 bar
Compressor with frequency converters
Energy source
Manufacturer and type Bolt 1900 LLXT
Effective volume 2×3090 cu.in / 2 x 4130 cu.in -GeoSource
(standard array(s))
Maximum numb. of sub-arrays 6
Standard array depth(s) 5 – 9 mm + 9m
Position of depth transducers Front and tail of subarray
Working pressure 2000 psi
Type of firing sensors Pressure activated
Position of firing sensors Each gun
Type of firing synchronizer unit RTS BigShot
Timing resolution 0.1ms ms
Timing accuracy +/- 1.0ms
Position of near field phones Each single gun and cluster,
7 per sub-array
Air compressors capacity 3×1483 cfm
Number of air compressors 3 x LMF electric driven, 1 LMF is RPM
controlled for fuel saving
SPEED AND FUEL CONSUMPTION
Speed: Max 12 knots
Endurance seismic days: 31/38 depending on fuel consumption
CAPACITIES
Fuel: 1400 m3
Lube Oil: 24 m3
FW: 110 T
Fresh water maker: 16 m3/day (Alfa Laval)
15m3/day (Reversed Osmosis
Sewage treatment plant: Marinfloc AB, ASTS 24, Max. 24m3 / 24
liter
Incinerator: Teamtec OG 400C 580kw
LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT
Fireman’s outfits Breathing apparatus 8
Life rafts 11×20 people, 1×12 people
Life jackets 116
Survival suits 64
Life buoys 17
MOB/FRC Norsafe LOA 7,70 m, 10 person, 28
knots
Seismic Work Boat Jemar Norpower 22’ 5 pax
Fire detection system: Eltek
Pumps: 3 engine room,
1 Azimuth room (bridge /local control)
Portable Fire Extinguishers: 52 x powder, 10 x water, 22 x CO2, 2 x
foam
Hydrants and hoses: 28x hydrants 28 x 15 meter hoses
Inert gas / fixed systems: CO2 engine-, cable store-, compressor-, incinerator-room,paint locker and galley ventilation duct,
Foam deluge system: Gundeck, Pop-up system for Helideck
Engine room system: CO2 and dry powder
Compressor room system: CO2 and dry powder
Instrument room system: Portable Fire extinguishers
Cable store system: CO2 + dry powder & powder for fire in
metal.
Galley system: CO2 in ventilation duct
Accommodation System: Fire hose, water, portable fire ext
COMMUNICATION
Portable VHF: 3 x XH851 and 6x SP 3520 SAILOR GMDSS
Portable UHF: 15 x Motorola, GP 340 and 5 x Motorola, GP328
and 9 x GP 344
Inmarsat B: 00870 764920165
00870 764920166
FAX 00873 764920167
GSM Tel. +47 90 54 16 58 bridge
Vessel E-mail: captain.nordic@vestlandoffshore.no
ACCOMMODATION
Accomodation: 54 person on Shelter Deck,
Forecastle
Deck and Tween Deck
Gymnasium: On Main Deck
Gun Control Room: Tween Deck
Wash And Change Room: Tween Deck
Instrument Room: Main Deck
Offices/Conf.room for client: Main Deck and Forcastle Deck
Workshop: Main Deck

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