Seabed Prince

Type of vessel:  ROV & DSV
Design:  ST-253

85.3 m Inspection Maintenance and Repair / ROV for owner Volstad Shipping AS


"GSP Prince", designated ST-253, is a purpose built ROV Survey Vessel built at Båtbygg AS, Norway, yard no. 007 for owner Volstad Shipping AS. It was delivered in 2009.

The vessel is specially designed for high maneuverability and station keeping capabilities.

The vessel is outfitted and prepared for the following duties:

  • •ROV operations like pipeline/route surveys.
  • •IMR (Inspections, Maintenance & Repair)
  • •Sub-sea installation works
  • •Geo-technical surveys
  • •Light construction works
  • •Crane operations

Main Characteristics

Length over all  85.30 m
Length between p.p.  75.00 m
Beam  18.00 m
Depth to main deck  9.10 m
Max draft approx.  6.80 m
DWT at SWL / 6.80 m  approx. 2200 tons
Deck area aft of hangar  650 m2
Gross tonnage  4398 tons
Speed  14 knots
Accommodation  62 pers+ hospital
IMO  9489651