|Photographer:||Clyde Dickens [View profile]||Title:||RAMFORM STERLING||Added:||Jan 24, 2011|
|Captured:||January 24, 2011||IMO:||9413303||Hits:||1,489|
||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.