Eidesvik newbuilding, Viking Prince, was named in an official ceremony in Aalesund, Norway, on 23 March.
Following the declaration of an option granted to Subsea 7, Eidesvik has sold 50% of the subsea vessel that is under construction at Ulstein Verft (Hull 295).
The Viking Lady is not like any other offshore supply ship. The three-year-old LNG-fuelled vessel, which is owned by Eidesvik Offshore, was the very first merchant ship to use a fuel cell as part of its propulsion system.
A strong focus on operation has resulted in stable and good results for 2011 and Increased profitability in 4th Quarter
Increasing energy efficiency in offshore shipping. A project has been established to identify energy efficiency and fuel saving initiatives for the offshore shipping industry. The partnership involves a collaboration of seven Norwegian offshore shipping companies.