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    ROV contract for Hydrovision

    Vessel & ROV News // January 18, 2002
    Hydrovision in the UK has announced the award of a contract to provide Vietsovpetro's subsidiary company, Vietsovpetro Offshore Construction (VOC), with its first work class ROV - a 100shp Diablo system.

    The ROV will be the ninth of this series and will be delivered in May.

    Vietsovpetro is a 70:30 joint venture company between the Vietnam national oil company, PetroVietnam and their Russian partners.

    VOC personnel will receive both technical and operational training in Scotland as well as post delivery operational support provided by Hydrovision personnel for several months in Vietnam as part of the comprehensive scope of supply.

    In addition, Hydrovision will provide qualified technical and spares support for Vietnam through their local distributor in Vungtau, the centre of Vietnam's offshore oil and gas industry. Diablo 009 will be used for drill support, survey, construction and intervention operations.

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