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|Fugro Discovery (IMO 9152882) seen here outbound from the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 23rd August 2007. |
Photograph taken from Tyne Street, North Shields.
She is a Multi-role Geophysical and Hydrographical Survey Vessel, owned by Fugro Survey Ltd.
Fugro has recently acquired KV Tromso fromTroms Offshore AS. This vessel, which was purpose built for the Norwegian Navy, was renamed M/V Fugro Discovery, and converted during the first half of 2007 to provide multi-role survey capabilities, under the operatorship of Fugro Survey Limited of Aberdeen, UK.
An ex-coastguard vessel, M/V Fugro Discovery has permanently mobilised geophysical and hydrographical survey spreads, ready for rapid deployment to survey locations worldwide.
Built: Naval Shipyard, Gdynia, 1997
Gross Tons: 1991 gt
Dead Weight Tons: 1350dwt
Top Speed: 17 knots
Owners: Fugro Survey Ltd
http://www.fugrosurvey.co.uk Ships Manager: Troms Offshore AS http://www.tromsoffshore.no/