MG3 acquires DP2 vessel and geotechnical spreadVessel & ROV News // May 19, 2016
As part of its growth plan, MG3 has expanded its technical capability and range of services and purchased the DP2 vessel Ocean Spirit, complete with geotechnical site investigation equipment spread.
MG3 has taken delivery of the multirole DP2 vessel (the former Highland Spirit), and will offer it into the marine geoscience and ROV survey industry.
The multipurpose DP2 vessel will provide clients with a modern cost-effective and integrated and flexible solutions for geophysical site surveys, environmental and geotechnical borehole site investigations together with ROV capabilities.
Ocean Spirit is well proven for providing high quality geotechnical investigations and geophysics surveys with excellent DP stationkeeping and versatile layout.
MG3 are implementing upgrades to the vessel and equipment spread and vessel will be made immediately available to the market before end May 2016.
The vessel will be able to provide a range of services to the offshore industry in the oil and gas, renewables, telecommincations and port authorities/dredging/infrastructure sectors. The vessel has good accommodation, onboard geotechnical laboratory and has permanent fully heave-compensated geotechnical rig and CPTU system and will be equipped with multibeam and 2D high resolution seismic and geophysics survey spread, environmental equipment plus inspection/work class ROV.