Antarctic Research and Supply Vessel
Ordered by the South African department of environmental affairs at STX Finland’s Rauma shipyard.
The newbuilding is a multipurpose vessel that will operate among other things as a supply, research and passenger ship as well as an icebreaker. The ice-strengthened vessel will be approximately 134m long and will accommodate a crew of 45 and some 100 researchers or passengers. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2013.
Triplex received contract for the deck handling systems.