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    Marin Teknikk provides more details on new Geo subsea/ROV vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // November 14, 2005

    Naval architects Marin Teknikk in Norway have provided more details about the MT6000 Mk II vessel for Geo ASA in Bergen that is under construction, the design for which is being modified from a straight PSV to a subsea construction and ROV vessel.

    The work is being carried out at converted at Søviknes Verft. Marin Teknikk is responsible for the design and engineering package for the new vessel.

    The hull, yard number 145, was built at Aker Tulca in Romania arrived at Søviknes in mid-September.

    The subsea construction and ROV Vessel has a length of 85.65m and beam of 19.7m, with a deadweight of approximately 3,700 tons. The hull dimensions are the same as for the PSV sister vessel, yard number 144, delivered by Søviknes Verft in July 2005.

    Marin Teknikk's MT 6000 Mk II ROV design will be fitted with diesel-electric propulsion, accommodation for 70, a ROV hangar with side operated Work class ROVs, a 90-100 tonne x 12m offshore crane and a helicopter deck for Sikorsky S-92.

    The vessel will be arranged with full accommodation for ROV work. The main/construction will be 890 square metres and will be arranged with a moveable bulwark.

    Delivery of the new vessel is scheduled to late April 2006.

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