Built by the Shipyard Hijos de J. Barreras, S.A.

Delivered in 2011, the Edda Fides is the only built monohull hotel vessel in the world. Its main mission is to provide highly comfortable accommodation services to personnel operating in the marine oil fields. It has a capacity for 600 people, an area of 1,400 m2 of deck and is equipped with DP3. It has an offshore crane capacity of 60 ton at 37 m / 10 ton at 50 m.

The ship has been constructed and classified according to DNV standards, obtaining the following notation:

DNV, + 1A1, ICE C, Passenger Ship, SPS, Fire Fighter II, SF DYNPOS AUTRO, CLEAN DESIGN DK (+), COMF- V (2), COMF-C (3), NAUT AW, HELIDK-SH, PMS, E0, ISM

Main Characteristics


Length 130.00 m.

Length between p.s. 126.00 m.

Trace beam 27.00 m.

Track length 9.40 m.

Maximum draft 7.20 m.

(Summer draft / winter draft)

Dead weight 7500 tpm / dwt

Propulsion Power 5 x 2500 KW

Power Type: Diesel-Electric

Test Speed 12.5 Knots

Speed in service 11 knots

Crew and passengers 600 people

Gross Tonnage 20,323 GT

Net Tonnage 7,126 GT

Tank Capacity

Gas - oil Tank Capacity 2470 m3

Water Tank Capacity 2457 m3

Lubricating oil Tank Capacity 161 m3

Ballast water Tank Capacity 5975 m3

Load Capacity

Other Characteristics

  • 6 main generator sets Wartsila 9L26 of 2925 kW each. Total installed power: 18050 kW.
  • 5 Voith Schneider (VSP) 32R5 EC / 265-2 propellers of 2500 kW each.
  • 2 Brunvoll bow thruster of 1400 kW each.
  • Dynamic positioning system Kongsberg K-Pos (DYNPOS-AUTRO. IMO Class 3)
  • A gangway for personnel access to oil rigs.
  • A 60 Ton offshore crane at 37 m / 10 Ton at 50 m.
  • 2 cranes from 15 Ton to 20 m.
  • 6 closed rescue boats JY-QFN-9.35, with capacity for 100 people each.
  • 2 rescue boats type GJ6.0B-1
  • Heliport designed for helicopters type S-61 and S-92.