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Photographer:Bruce Sutherland [View profile]Title:Island ConstructorAdded:Aug 08, 2008
Captured:June 30, 2008IMO:9390678Hits:12,409
Location:Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Well Stimulation/Testing Vessel
Island Constructor entering Aberdeen Harbour 30-06-08
Ulstien X-Bow Design.
Currently working in Norwegian/British North Sea

Name: Island Constructor
MMSI: 259749000 [NO]
IMO: 9390678
Callsign: LACW7
Type: Other (90)
Size: 121m x 26m x 6.2m

Wednesday 24 September, Island Constructor, an ULSTEIN SX121 design and built by Ulstein, received the Offshore Support Journal's (OSJ) prestigious 2008 'Ship of the Year' award at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. OSJ is the most important offshore magazine in the branch for offshore vessels world wide, and has subscribers in 105 countries.
Vessel Identification
Name:Island Constructor
Technical Data
Vessel type:Multi Purpose Offshore Vessel
Gross tonnage:11,602 tons
Summer DWT:8,700 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Aalesund
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2008
AIS Information
Last known position:
57°33’17.32” N, 1°35’39.63” W
Speed, course (heading):
13.4kts, 43° (41°)
Arrival:22nd May 2018
21:00:14 UTC
Last update:
1 month 1 day ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 May 22nd, 21:00:14 UTCFloroe
2018 May 21st, 13:00:44 UTCPeterhead
2018 May 15th, 23:00:36 UTCBanff Field
2018 May 3rd, 15:00:43 UTCAberdeen
2018 May 1st, 19:00:59 UTCPeterhead
2018 April 19th, 12:00:41 UTCFoinaven
2018 April 2nd, 12:00:16 UTCPeterhead
2018 March 25th, 14:00:53 UTCKristiansund
2017 November 7th, 14:30:17 UTCVestbase
2017 November 6th, 08:30:53 UTCTalgsjoen
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Photo Comments (3)

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Rogério Cordeiro on May 10, 2009 16:44 (9 years ago)
She is a FCS 5009 class (X-bow project) :-D
T.Richard on Jul 01, 2008 11:18 (9 years ago)
Ship of the year...!
who are they kidding ?, aint for the look I hope !...ugly,ugly,ugly !
Thanks for sharing
Leigh MacKay on Jul 01, 2008 05:56 (9 years ago)
Thanks for sharing this trio of excellent photos showing this interesting new vessel.

The X-bow seems to work. Is it the bow shape of the future? Stay tuned to

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