The motor yacht ARCTIC SUNRISE is a 50 metre 163 (foot) large steel ship which was created by Vaagen Verft A/S and devised by Vaagen Verft. A generous research boat ARCTIC SUNRISE is a particularily well designed Norway built superyacht which was launched to accolade in 1975. She could be considered a older research boat.
The Greenpeace ship ARCTIC SUNRISE has a special history - from its beginnings as a commercial seal hunting vessel, it is now involved in taking action to stop US Star Wars missile tests, protesting against clear cutting in the Amazon and documenting climate change in the Polar Regions. Before Greenpeace owned the motor vessel ARCTIC SUNRISE Greenpeace had previously confronted the ship while it was delivering equipment for the French government to build an airstrip through a penguin habitat in the Antarctic. Greenpeace bought the Arctic Sunrise in 1995 using a company called Arctic Sunrise Ventures Ltd, because the ship's Norwegian owners would not sell it to Greenpeace. The yacht has a rounded hull with no keel, so that the ship lifts out of the ice instead of being crushed by it.
Vaagen Verft was the naval architecture company involved in the formal vessel composition for ARCTIC SUNRISE. Vaagen Verft is also associated with the yacht wider design collaboration for this yacht. In 1975 she was formally launched to celebration in Kyrksaeterora and post sea trials and detailing was thereafter delivered to the owner who commissioned her. Vaagen Verft A/S completed their new build motor yacht in Norway. The main hull was built out of steel. The motor yacht superstructure is made mostly from steel. With a width of 11.49 m / 37.7 feet ARCTIC SUNRISE has spacious room. She has a deep draught of 5.3m (17.4ft). She had refit improvement and alteration work completed in 1995.
Installed with one MAK diesel-electric engines, ARCTIC SUNRISE is able to reach a maximum speed of 14 knots. She is driven by a single screw propeller. Her total HP is 2495 HP and her total Kilowatts are 1836. Concerning bow thruster maneuverability she was fitted with / Stern.
Her Engine(s) is one 2495 Horse Power or 1836 Kilowatts Mak. Engine Model: 9M452AK diesel-electric. - Overall output: 2495 HP /1836 KW. - Approximate Cruise Speed is 13 nautical miles per hour. - Her top Speed is around 14 knots. - Fuel Capacity: 508000 L. - Potable water capacity: unknown. - Power generation: Deutz 2 times 175kva. - Some locations the yacht has visited: Amsterdam. Netherlands. Gemeente Amsterdam. North Holland. - Bow Thrusters: / Stern. - Yacht Beam: 11.49m/37.7ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 42.37m/139ft. - Draught at deepest: 5.3m/17.4ft. Yacht Type: research boat.
Around Sept 2009 ARCTIC SUNRISE visited Amsterdam, in Netherlands. ARCTIC SUNRISE also traveled the location within Gemeente Amsterdam during the month of October 2009. She has a steel deck.
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