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Brunvoll propulsion and maneuvering package for FSV’s new stun and bleed vessel

Tuesday, 22 August 2023 | 16:00

Brunvoll has secured a contract with Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted AS for the delivery of a propulsion and maneuvering package for a stun and bleed vessel. FSV’s new vessel is designed in corporation between Sirius Design & Integration and Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted AS, which also are building the vessel.

The 50-meter-long stun and bleed vessel will be fitted with a twin-screw configuration, featuring controllable pitch shaft lines propellers and reduction gears with electrical motors for propulsion. The vessel will also be equipped with two tunnel thrusters, one forward and one aft, for maneuvering. FSV Group chose the twin-screw configuration in combination with the two tunnel thrusters to meet the operational requirements of the vessel. The vessel is designed to operate in shallow waters with strong currents and is based on the Aurora series developed by Sirius Design & Integration (Sirius DI) and Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted (FMV). The vessel will also be constructed by FMV in Fitjar, Norway.

FSV Group is a Norwegian service provider mainly within the aquaculture industry and operates a large fleet of multifunctional vessels, including vessels for towing, ROV inspection, salmon lice treatment, and more. FSV Group is based in Molde and Brunvoll are grateful that they are choosing local suppliers, which is positive for the local community.

Brunvoll is a part of Brunvoll Holding AS and is a leading maritime system supplier. The group has extensive experience in the development, in-house production, and service of propulsion, positioning, and manoeuvring systems for advanced ocean-going vessels. Brunvoll is a Norwegian family-owned company with a high export share and excellent financial stability. The group is experiencing strong growth and achieved a turnover of approximately 1.2 billion NOK in 2022. The company was established in 1912 and has over 500 employees in Norway, located in Molde, Volda, Ålesund, Porsgrunn, and Dalen. Brunvoll is represented through a sales and service network in over 20 countries worldwide.


Source: Brunvoll

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