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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.