COSL signs contract for seismic vesselVessel & ROV News // April 26, 2013
China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has signed an agreement for construction of 12-streamer seismic vessel, HYSY721, to be built by Shanghai Shipyard Co Ltd.
HYSY721 will be a dual-source deepwater seismic vessel, which will primarily engage in deepwater operations and 3D seismic operations.
The vessel will be capable of towing 12 streamers each 8,000m long. It will be equipped with dual-source eight-gun arrays and have diesel-electric propulsion.
A sister vessel, HYSY720, vessel commenced operation in 2011. The new vessel is due to be delivered in the second half of 2014.