KV Svalbard

Design: Svalbard class Type: Coast Guard Vessel
Name: KV Svalbard Owner: Royal Norwegian Navy
Year built: 2001 Yard / no: Langsten Slip & Båtbyggeri / 182
Length over all: 103.7 m Beam: 19.1 m
Depth: 10.8 m Speed: 18 knots
Scope of work: Basic design


KV Svalbard was delivered from Langsten Slip & Båtbyggeri, Norway, in 2001 and is an ice breaking coast guard vessel in the Royal Norwegian Navy. The vessel recieved the Ship of the year award in 2002.


  • Ice breaker
  • De-Ice system
  • Integrated helicopter deck
  • Fire fighting capacities


  • Displacement: 6 375 t


DNV +1A1, Icebreaker POLAR-10, RPS, F-A, E0, HELDK-SH, DEICE, FireFighter 1