The boilers will be delivered as combined boilers for both hot water production and steam production. The boiler plants will be equipped with a complete steam injection system for ORO tank heating. The oil fired boiler is of three-pass design, which less space demanding than a standard boiler design and with additional high steam production capacity.
The buildings, designed by Skipsteknisk AS are of ST-216 design with a length of approx. 85 meter, width of 19,2 meter and will be furnished for approx 20-25 crew members. Both buildings, contracted by Gulf Offshore will be delivered the middle and the end of 2013.
The ST-216 is designed with low resistance hull and high efficiency propellers in order to achieve low fuel oil consumption.