Vard upgrades Simon Møkster supply vessel

Vard Electro has installed new energy-saving equipment on the 2015-built platform supply vessel Stril Barents for owner Simon Møkster Shipping.

The SeaQ Energy Storage System was installed on the platform supply vessel Stril Barents in August 2019.
The SeaQ Energy Storage System was installed on the platform supply vessel Stril Barents in August 2019.
(Photo courtesy Vard)

Offshore staff

TENFJORD, Norway – Vard Electro has installed new energy-saving equipment on the 2015-built platform supply vessel Stril Barents for owner Simon Møkster Shipping.

During August, the dual-fuel vessel was equipped with Vard Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System and SeaQ Shore Connection.

According to Vard, these measures will reduce fuel consumption and emissions for all the vessel’s operating modes, while also enhancing redundancy.

Vard Electro’s scope covered engineering, steel pre-fabrication, installation, integration, testing, and commissioning. Planning and installation were performed in co-operation with Simon Møkster Shipping, allowing installation to be completed without off-hire days for the vessel.

The Stril Barents will now receive the class notation “Battery Power” from DNV GL.

09/30/2019

Vard delivered the Stril Barents to Simon Møkster Shipping in 2015.Vard delivered the Stril Barents to Simon Møkster Shipping in 2015.(Photo courtesy Valderhaug)

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