As a candidate for conversion to a high ice class expeditionary yacht, we suggest considering the Norwegian research vessel "Lance" with ice class 1A, which we can offer for sale.
Built in 1978 in Norway. Accommodation for 40 people. 5 offices of 8-27 sq.m. 2 cargo holds with a capacity of 195 cubic meters. and 230 cubic meters. Two telescopic crane gp 1.8 tons. Cargo boom gp 10 tons. The autonomy of swimming is 14,000 miles at a speed of 13 knots.
The vessel is in good condition and is available for inspection in the port of Tromsø (Norway).
Lance is equipped with a helicopter platform suitable for small and medium-sized helicopters. For normal operations the take off-weight is limited to 5 tons (Bell 212 or equivalent), but the helideck is approved for helicopters up to 8 tons (Super Puma or equivalent) subject to aircraft operators approval. The helicopter platform measures 13,5m x 11,5m and there is parking space for a spare helicopter on top of the wheelhouse. Lance has helifuel tank.
Vessel call sign LGKI
Type of vessel Icegoing research and expedition/ fishing
IMO number 7638351
Ship Owner Lance AS
Ship operator Northshore AS
Port of Registry Tromsø
Building year 1978
Register Norwegian (NOR)
Flag Norwegian (NOR)
Planned maintenance system OCS Premaster
Crew Operations dependent
Deplacement 2370 tons fully loaded
Draught 5,7 m (depending loading condition)
Main engine MAK 453 – 3200 bhp
Thruster 1 bow thruster 400 bhp
1 stern thruster 375 bhp
Fuel capasity (MGO) 550 tonn
Operational range 14 000 nm @ 13 knots
21 000 nm @ 10 knots
Freshwater capasity 70 ton
Freshwater production pr day 10 ton
Lab and offices 1 wetlab 11 m2
1 wet lab 14 m2
1 drawing office 11 m2
1 office/ lab 27 m2
1 general lab 8 m2