Fleet

Sinbad Navigation’s fleet currently comprises of 4 vessels, all of which have written flag state approval for the carriage and storage of arms for use by PMSC’s for maritime Anti-Piracy.

Our fleet is fully SOLAS compliant and comprehensive fleet details are available on request, along with full insurance details, stability assessments and survey reports.

MV Antarctic Dream

The vessel started life as a Dutch-built, ice-reinforced Chilean Navy vessel and was decommissioned in 2002. It was purchased by a cruise line operator and completely refurbished as an expedition cruise ship and names the MV Antarctic Dream.  The vessel maintained its role as a cruise ship between 2004 and 2013.

Since her acquisition in 2013 by Sinbad Navigation the following upgrades have been added to meet its new role as a logistics base of security companies:

  • A best in class fresh water maker capable of producing 3.5-4T of water /Hr.
  • Two additional backup generators;
  • A fully functioning armoury, built to military specifications
  • High speed internet connection separated for both staff and passengers;
  • Additional bunk and life support in line with the manning certificate of the flag.
Features

Despite her new role, the MV Antarctic Dream maintains many of its original feature as a cruise ship such as:

  • Gymnasium;
  • Medical bay/clinic;
  • Ample life support;
  • Luxurious catering and mess facilities;
  • Showers and bathrooms in each cabin; and
  • Heli pad.

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MV Sinbad

The MV Sinbad was built in 1981 for the Swedish Coast Guard, under the name of “HMS SKREDSVIK”. In 1983, the Coast Guard sold the vessel to the Swedish Navy, who used the vessel as a Minesweeper, dive support vessel for commandos and frigate patrol vessel until 2003.

In 1993, she was lengthened 6 meters and rebuilt. Again in 2003, she was completely refitted and the engine room overhauled with a Hedemora engines, Volvo generator, Kamewa system.

In 2011, The HMS SKREDSVIK was bought by Sinbad Navigation to be used in the Red Sea to protect merchant navy ships from Piracy. The SKREDSVIK become the MV SINBAD after reflagging her under the Mongolian Republic in September 2011.

After a short spell in the Gulf of Oman, she is now back in her original lovation as a logistics base for security companies operating in the Red Sea.

Under her new ownership, the MV Sinbad has been upgraded to perform her new role as a logistics base. The numerous upgrades but to name a few include:

  • A best in class fresh water maker capable of producing 7-9T of water/Day.
  • A fully functioning armory, built to military specifications;
  • A high speed internet connection separated for both staff and passengers;
  • Additional bunk and life support in line with the manning certificate of the flag.
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MV Yasmeen

Formerly known as the “281”, the MV Yasmeen is an ex Sweedish navy troop transporter. She is of steel construction, with a V-shaped hull build in the Marinvarvet, Färösund yard in Sweden in 1976.

The MV Yasmeen is in exceptional condition and was refitted in 2001 including a complete overhaul of the engine room, as well as a brand new engine.

Since her purchase by Sinbad Navigation in 2010, the MV Yasmeen has been de-militarised and upgraded to be used am escort and shuttle vessel.

She is capable of achieving and economic and maximum speed of 14 knots and 20 knots respectively.

OW 267

OW is a former Swedish navy troop transporter and patrol boat. Of steel construction, she was refitted at a ship yard in Malta and has been conducting operations in the Red Sea for the last few years under the ownership of an industry leading PMSC.

As of 2015 under the new ownership of Sinbad Navigation, she will continue her operations in the Red Sea in Support of our clients in the region.

She is capable of achieving and economic and maximum speed of 12 knots and 14 knots respectively and a fresh water capacity of 1000 liters.