M/V Advancer

Advancer is a 23m DNV Classed state of the art vessel built in Norway. Designed for high quality and demanding situations.

Besides the large passenger area with suspension seats and a galley with a well dimensioned sofa, all passengers has a front view and the vessel could take up to 10 tons of cargo on the well dimensioned fore deck and still make a comfortable voyage out to the field. With two 8V MTU main engines and Controllable Pitch Propulsion she reaches speeds of 26 knots and cruises around 23 knots.

Vessel specification

Built 2013, Hull 93 Grovfjord Mek Verksted AS, Norway

Class notification

  • DNV +1A1 HSLC R1 Windfarm Service Vessel 1,
  • DMA (Danish Maritime Administration) cargo ship notice B


  • Trading area: World wide
  • Call sign: OWMI2
  • Complement total: 12 pax + crew
  • Range: 650 Nm
  • Gross tonnage: 131,5 t
  • Hull: Aluminium
  • Displacement (light ship): 58 t
  • Length o. a.: 22,40 m
  • Breadth: 7,6 m
  • Draught (base to DWL): 1,3 m
  • Bunker capacity, diesel oil: 8400 liters
  • Fresh water capacity: 2000 liters
  • Total forward deck capacity: 63 m2
  • Slop tanks: 660 liters
  • Forward deck dimensions: 8,5 m X 7,5 m

Cargo handling

  • Max cargo capacity on deck: 15 t
  • Deck crane: One
  • Maker: Palfinger
  • Model: PK12000M
  • Max lifting capacity: 6000 kg
  • Max lifting capacity @ max outreach: 380kg@16,4m
  • Max winch capacity: 2000 kg

Main and auxilary machinery

  • Main engines: 2 x MTU 8V2000M72
  • Power: 2 x 720/980 kW/HP
  • Propulsion type: Controllable pitch propellers (CPP)
  • Propulsion equipment: Servo gear HD220HR/Servogear eco flow
  • Auxiliary engine: 2 x Perkins/Stamford
  • Output: 2 x 27,7 kVA 230V/400V
  • Bowthruster: Sleipner 2x37kW

Navigation and communication equipment

  • Radar: 2 x Furuno X band radar FR-2117BB
  • El. chart system: Furuno ECDIS fully classified Telchart
  • AIS: Furuno class A FA-150
  • GMDSS: A2
  • Heading system: Furuno Satellite Compass SC-50
  • GPS/DGPS: Furuno GP-150
  • Autopilot: Simrad AP-50
  • Depth sounder: Furuno FCV-620
  • Crew finder: Taiyo Musen TDL1550 VHF DF Reciever
  • Navtex: Furuno NX-700B