Offshore shipowner Polarcus (Western Geco) has ordered drying system for the first two of six new ships of Ulstein design. The ULSTEIN SX124-, ULSTEIN SX133- and ULSTEIN SX134-type vessels are all to be built at Drydocks World Dubai. Polarcus is building up a fleet of the most modern and sophisticated seismic vessels in the world. We are, of course, pleased that they want the drying systems on their six new vessels.

On these vessels there will be a multipurpose drying system, made from stainless steel 316, for 6 survival suits or 6 work overalls, splash suits, various jackets & trousers, etc. The two new designs are for Artic waters, ULSTEIN SX133 and ULSTEIN SX134, are the first vessels with the ULSTEIN X-BOW to receive DNV’s ICE-1A class notation.