Northern Osprey III named at Tersan

14 Nov 2017
Northern Osprey III named at Tersan

Northern Osprey III's naming ceremony took place at the Tersan yard in Turkey

The new Arctic shrimp trawler Northern Osprey III is close to completion at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey.

Owners MV Osprey of North Sidney, Nova Scotia ordered the new vessel, built at the Tersan shipyard in Turkey to Skipsteknisk ST-118 design, in November 2015 after intense design development with Skipsteknisk.

Northern Osprey III is the third vessel built by the Norwegian emigrant Ulf Snarby at MV Osprey based on ST-design. The first was the Northern Osprey (1992) and the second was the newly sold Northern Eagle (1996).

Northern Osprey III has a length of 80,25m and a beam of 17m. The vessel is designed with a high ice-class for operation in challenging ice-conditions outside Newfoundland and Labrador. It is arranged with high standard accommodation for 38 persons which also includes facilities for the crew as media/movie room, gymnasium and sauna.

The vessel is outfitted with a processing and freezing plant with a capacity of 125 tonnes per day. Processing is arranged for grading, cooking and packing of different sizes of shrimps as well as for processing of head and gutted white fish.

Northern Osprey III is arranged for palletised cargo in two separate cargo holds with individual freezing.

The vessel represent the very latest development and technology available within energy conservation and pollution reduction, within the DNV-GL's Clean Ship Designation.

The vessel is powered with a Tier III MAN main engine of 6000kW coupled to a gearbox with PTO/PTI capacity of 3200kW.

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