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Photographer:Clyde Dickens [View profile]Title:RAMFORM STERLINGAdded:Jan 24, 2011
Captured:January 24, 2011IMO:9413303Hits:1,463
Location:Sydney, Australia
Photo Category: Research and Survey Vessels
Sydney Harbour, off Garden Island. 24 January 2011.

Call Sign : C6YE5
MMSI : 311029900
Gross tonnage : 13721 (since 01-06-2009)
DWT : 4525
Type of ship : Research Vessel (since 01-06-2009)
Year of build : 2009
Flag : Bahamas

According to its owner, PGS, the ‘Ramform Sterling’ is the most powerful seismic ship in the world, with a power plant supplying 22,370kW. The vessel class features many new innovations, including the world's first roll compensated helideck, steerable sources, dual workboat capacity and unique gear handling systems.
Vessel Identification
Name:Ramform Sterling
Technical Data
Vessel type:Research/survey Vessel
Gross tonnage:13,721 tons
Summer DWT:4,525 tons
Length:103 m
Beam:40 m
Draught:8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Nassau
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2009
AIS Information
Last known position:
7°47’32.52” S, 12°13’3.69” E
Speed, course (heading):
3.5kts, 188° (180°)
Location:Offshore Angola B15
Arrival:30th Nov -0001
00:00:00 UTC
Last update:
12 days 16 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 November 17th, 12:34:17 UTCOffshore
2017 October 13th, 06:00:00 UTCArinaga
2017 July 4th, 08:30:45 UTCBay Bulls
2017 May 18th, 07:00:55 UTCOffshore
2017 May 13th, 07:00:58 UTCIjmuiden
2017 May 9th, 07:00:44 UTCVigo
2015 September 29th, 16:00:50 UTCCadiz Spain
2015 April 16th, 08:00:54 UTCLas Palmas
2014 June 13th, 07:00:19 UTCDurban
2012 August 24th, 07:00:43 UTCSingapore
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Photo Comments (2)

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Clyde Dickens on Jan 26, 2011 10:13 (7 years ago)
Thank you Cody. I spotted her AIS signal on and rushed around to Bradleys Head just in time.
Cody Williams on Jan 26, 2011 08:07 (7 years ago)
Great shot Clyde! That's an incrediable looking ship!
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