Toisa Pisces

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  • Toisa Pisces
  • Fresnel (1997–2003)
Owner: Sealion Shipping Ltd.
Port of registry:  Liberia, Monrovia
Ordered: 19 October 1995
Builder: Ulstein Verft, Norway
Laid down: 30 April 1996
Launched: 10 January 1997
Acquired: 1 March 1997
Notes: [1]
General characteristics
Class and type:
  • DNV
  • 648 - Oil Production and Storage Unit
Length: 103.65 m (340.1 ft)
Beam: 23.2 m (76 ft)
Draught: 7.065 m (23.18 ft)
Depth: 9 m (30 ft)
Installed power: 10,875 kW
  • 3 X Bergan Diesel BRG 9 @ 3,625 kW
  • 2 X Bergan Diesel 507kW @ 440V 3Ph 60 Hz
Speed: 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)
  • Potable water 1,439 m3 (50,800 cu ft)
  • Fuel Oil 878 m3 (31,000 cu ft)
  • Cargo oil 3,325 m3 (20,910 bbl)
  • Oily water 1,415 m3 (8,900 bbl)
Notes: [2]

Toisa Pisces is a Liberia-flagged well test and servicing vessel owned and operated by Sealion Shipping Ltd. She is classified by Det Norske Veritas as an oil production and storage unit.[1]

Toisa Pisces was built in 1997 by Ulstein Verft in Norway as a drilling platform supplier and cable ship.[1][3] In 1997–2000 she was owned and operated by France Câbles et Radio under the name of Fresnel and under the flag of France. In 2000–2003 she was owned by FT Marine SAS.[1] In 2003, the ship was purchased by Sealion Shipping and it was converted at the Gdańsk Shipyard as oil processing unit.[1][3] She was renamed Toisa Pisces and registered in Monrovia, Liberia.[1] She has an oil processing capacity up to 20,000 barrels per day (3,200 m3/d).[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Toisa Pisces". Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  2. ^ "Toisa Pisces. DP Environmental Well Resting Vessel" (PDF). Sealion Shipping. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  3. ^ a b "M/V Toisa Pisces". Remontowa S.A. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  4. ^ Brenner, Noah; Pitt, Anthea; Lewis, Josh (2010-06-10). "Clear Leader, Helix Producer tapped for Macondo". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. Retrieved 2010-06-10.