BLUE WHALE


‘Balaenoptera Musculus’ marine mammal belonging to the whale family. May reach a weight of 135 metric tons and a length of 30 meters. Generally considered the largest living animal.


SS Blue Whale was converted from an oil/bulk carrier to offshore construction vessel in 1974/75.

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DLB ‘SS Blue Whale’

installing Brent Spar buoy topsides in Norwegian fjord.

DLB ‘SS Blue Whale’
riding out a storm.

DLB ‘SS Blue Whale’

Driving piles at Maui field, offshore
New Zealand.

DLB SS BLUE WHALE (IMO 5320522)

DLB ‘SS Blue Whale’

Installing Brent-D quarters

DLB ‘SS Blue Whale’

Installing Maui platform
6 pictures

Blue Whale conversion @ Boele & RDM yards
10 pictures

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DLB ‘SS Blue Whale’
at Rotterdam

Netherlands Offshore Company

Historical pages

1960 Original name:

‘SS Sept Iles’

1975—1979:

‘SS Blue Whale’

Current name:

‘SS Tolteca’