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Photographer:Bruce Sutherland [View profile]Title:Island ConstructorAdded:Aug 08, 2008
Captured:June 30, 2008IMO:9390678Hits:11,056
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
Length:121 m
Beam:26 m
Draught:7 m

Additional Information
Home port:Aalesund
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2008
Builder (*):Ulstein Verft
Ulsteinvik, Norway
Owner:Island Offshore Group
Ulsteinvik, Norway
Manager:Island Offshore Management
Ulsteinvik, Norway
AIS Information
Last known position:
63°50’7.13” N, 9°18’9.31” E
Speed, course (heading):
13.0kts, 19° (18°)
Arrival:23rd Nov 2015
14:00:53 UTC
Last update:
1 day 21 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2015 November 23rd, 14:00:53 UTCKristiansund
2015 November 10th, 16:00:51 UTCDraugen
2015 October 10th, 18:30:14 UTCRandaberg
2015 October 10th, 00:30:43 UTCTananger
2015 October 6th, 05:00:12 UTCTjalve
2015 October 2nd, 08:00:11 UTCTananger
2015 September 18th, 16:00:56 UTCTananger
2015 September 18th, 16:00:27 UTCRisavika
2015 September 17th, 14:00:43 UTCStavanger
2015 September 5th, 08:00:48 UTCSchiehallion
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Photo Comments (3)

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Rogério Cordeiro on May 10, 2009 16:44 (6 years ago)
She is a FCS 5009 class (X-bow project) :-D
T.Richard on Jul 01, 2008 11:18 (7 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 (7 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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