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    Specialised drillship launched

    Vessel & ROV News // February 1, 2002
    A highly specialize drillship, the Chikyu, was launched 18 January by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) in Japan.

    The vessels is being built for the Marine Science and Technology Centre in Japan and will be capable of drilling in water 4,000-7,000m deep.

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