Far Sentinel

Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel for Farstad Shipping

829 Far Sentinel

Far Sentinel is of VARD 3 07 design, with a high level of operability and innovative solutions to make it safe and environmentally friendly. It is specially designed and equipped for subsea operation duties with a high focus on good sea-keeping capabilities, excellent station keeping performances and low fuel consumption.

The vessel has an optimized hull form, and bow shape optimized for all weather conditions together with the specified propulsion configuration. Catalytic converters are installed on all main diesel generators for reducing emissions.

The vessel is fitted with:

• ROV hangar with possibility to launch ROV through moon pool and on both sides, to 3 000 m water depth

• Two AHC offshore cranes (350 t & 50 t) to 3 000 m water depth

• Large steel cargo deck with cofferdam below

• Moon pools with damping zones, according to Vard Design’s R&D Sea Keeping Capabilities Program

• SeaQ cabins, high standard accommodation with low noise levels

• Optimized hull form and bow shape

• One fast resque craft, four lifeboats

• 100% lifeboat coverage each side

• Helicopter landing platform 26.1 m, 15

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Build specifications

Farstad Shipping

ship owner

Vard Langsten

outfitting yard

June 2015


Vard Design

ship designer



VARD 3 07


Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel

type of vessel


yard no.

Technical specifications

142.6 m

length overall

132.8 m

length between p.p

25 m

breadth moulded

8 m

max scantling draught

8700 t


130 pers