Fugro Aquarius deliveredVessel & ROV News // November 5, 2015
Fugro has taken delivery of the ROV support vessel (RSV) Fugro Aquarius.
The DP2 diesel-electric vessel is 83m in length with a deck area of 520m2 and accommodation for 60 people. Permanently equipped with two Fugro-built 150hp work-class ROVs, Fugro Aquarius is capable of operating in water depths of 3,000m. The stern A‐frame, with active heave compensated winch system, allows for deployment of 10 tonnes and the helideck is suitable for medium-lift helicopters such as the Sikorsky S‐92.
Fugro Aquarius was built specifically for the Brazilian market and is suited to inspection, maintenance and repair work.
Designed by Damen shipyards group and built by Wilson Sons shipyard in Guarujá near São Paulo, the vessel’s local content exceeds 60 per cent.