Diving boat

KAREN joined the fleet in 2020.

Main specifications below describe the general characteristics for the vessel.

Vessel Specifications

Port of RegistryTromsø
Built / Rebuilt2020, Brødrene Hukkelberg AS
Trading limits
IMO Number
Ship TypeLight Diving Craft / ROV fartøy HB 1411 LDC/ROV
Call SignLH4179
Overall Length14.6 m
Breadth, mouldet2.95 m
Draught, service/draught, maxN/A
Depth to main deckN/A
Main deck to bridge deckN/A
Gross Tonnage12,8 t
Net Tonnage— t
Deadweightapp. — t
Main engines: Max Speed / Consumption33 Knots / 0,4 m3/24hrs
Main engines: Cruising Speed, 65% / Consumption24-28 Knots / 0,36 m3/24hrs
Main engines: Work in facilities / Consumption0 Knots / 0,015 m3/24hrs
Main AUX:Max load and 400Kwa / ConsumptionN/A
Main AUX: / ConsumptionN/A
AUX 2 port generator / ConsumptionN/A
AUX 2 port generator / ConsumptionNormal rural by the quay / 0,?? m3/24hrs
Fuel Capacityapp. 1,1 m3
Fresh Waterapp 0,2 m3
Sustained pollard pullN/A
Roll Reduction TanksN/A
Water BallastN/A
Cargo deckN/A
Cargo hold (SB/PS)N/A
Cradle in Bridge deckN/A

Power specifications

Main engine2 stk Yanmar 6LY440 (440 HP).
2 stk ZF-280 reverserings gir
2 stk Hamilton HJ322 vannjette
Harbour GenratorFischer Panda P10000x-230V PMS (3000 RPM 50 Hz) for supply of 230V power on board.
Shore power input is for 16A 230VAC 50Hz.
Electric system2 dedicated 12V starter batteries that are charged via the engines’ own dynamos or via charger when the boat is connected to shore power.
The boat is equipped with a 12 VDC 200Ah consumer battery.
ConfigurationDiesel Electric
Steering gear
Side thrusters:
Manoeuvring system:Quick 7K MC2X
Positioning system:

Deck machinery

CranesHydraulic deck crane of the typePC-1500M
WinchElectric cam winch
Stern rollerN/A
Safety deck equipmentThe deck is equipped with bollards in the bow (x2) and stern (x2). It is also mounted bollards possibly «D-rings» (x2) amidships. It is arranged with openings in rows for easy access to land and stern platform. Platform stern covered with non-slip GRP grate. The platform is equipped with a diving ladder. Camera facing backwards, and forwards on BB side. Rocna SHH 25 kgs anchor, with 10 meters chain and 50 meters rope.
ExtraDrying cabinets and tool rooms on the sides of the boat

Navigation Systems

RadioICOM IC-GM600 Class A VHF / DSC incl. PS-310 and 2x antennas with cable
2x Jotron TR30 Portable VHF GMDSS
1 x Jotron AIS-SART
CompassMagnetic compass type Ritchie Voyager
AutopilotSimrad AP70 MK2
Speed Log
Echo Sounder and WASSPN/A
Wind and current sensors
Underwater lights2 pcs.

Special systems

TimeZero professionalN/A
ROV systemJM Robotics HD1 200M kabel
Hydraulic power pack:HPU Output: 200 BAR @ 50 liters / minute (1500 RPM on main engine)
Hydraulic oil tank capacity: 80 liters
HP washing systemHydraulically driven pressure washer type H-Drive K-28-280-SH. This delivers 28 l / min with 280 BAR. Seawater intake is added as well
shut-off valve and filter. Comes with 20 m hose, TurboNozzle UR35 and VEGA2 pistol.
Work lightThe vessel is equipped with an external work light of 5 x 30W LED. In addition, it is mounted twice 90W LED on the SB side of the superstructure, as well as 1 x 90W LED up in the mast for lighting aft deck. Luminell BLX D 500W type building lights complete with control panel are installed driver’s position. The searchlight of the Luminell SLS-11011-W type is fitted complete with control panel and converters.
Underwater light2 pcs. underwater light of type QT 80-80, 12 VDC, LED 5500 Lumen


Wheelhouse4 pcs. chairs in wheelhouse of the type Recaro Solent with 4-point harnesses, air cushioning and slide rail on driver ‘s seat and chair by diving console.
Cabin Types The boat is furnished with two rest benches at the front.

Mess/dayroomThe boat is furnished with sitting/ rest benches and cupboards, as well as a table. The boat is equipped with kettle, refrigerator, microwave and 2 hotplates, and toilet room with water tap and sink, shower and drain for greywater tank.
Wi-Fi internet
Client cabinN/A


Tom-Rune Elisussen is the general manager of Finnsnes Dykk & Anleggservice AS from 01.01.2024.

Tom-Rune Eliseussen

Telefon: 909 32 187 / tre @ fda.no

Annett Behm works with personnel, including maintenance and development of competence

Annett Behm

Telefon 950 05 473 / annett @ fda.no

Beathe Hoel works with invoices and accounts. She also has other administrative tasks

Beathe Hoel

Telefon: 400 10 839 / beathe @ fda.no

Martin Lyngstad works with business development, HSE and quality. He aslo calculates quotation requests.

Martin Lyngstad

Telefon 411 40 480 / martin @ fda.no

Espen Eliseussen is service manager with responsibility for the vessels NIKLAS and MIMMI.

Espen Eliseussen

Telefon 917 31 153 / espen @ fda.no

Kenneth Aarberg is service manager with responsibility for the vessels FDA ASTRI, FDA FINN and EMILIE.

Kenneth Aarberg

Telefon 906 56 599 / koa @ fda.no

Keneth Larsen is chairman of FDA AS. Keneth is also a diver and dive leader.

Keneth Larsen

Telefon 907 64 322 / keneth @ fda.no