ABERDEEN, UK – Sentinel Marine has christened the new vessel Cygnus Sentinel at Aberdeen Harbour as the ship began its five-year contract to serve Gaz De France in the southern sector of the UK’s continental shelf.
The Cygnus Sentinel is the second of four emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) that Sentinel has on order.
The Cygnus Sentinel is 61 m (200 ft) long has a gross tonnage of 1,890 metric tons (2,083 tons) and cargo capacity of 1,400 metric tons (1,543 tons). It is expected to operate with a 12 man crew working 28 days on, 28 days off.
Sentinel’s fleet of new vessels can serve as ERRVs and also perform platform supply roles. The company currently operates five vessels, with another seven on order.