Atlantic Osprey

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The Atlantic Osprey is an anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) vessel, launched 17 April 2003.[1]

Built by Halifax Shipyard for operation by Atlantic Towing Limited, Atlantic Osprey is an Ulstein UT 722 L design intended for use in the offshore oil fields. With a 12 MW diesel engine, the 3453 gross tonne tug can transit at 16 knots (30 km/h).[2]

It came to prominence as the vessel used to recover wreckage and bodies following the 12 March 2009 crash of Cougar Helicopters Flight 91.


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