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    DMT expanding fleet with new vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // March 1, 2006

    Deep Marine Technology (DMT) in the US has announced more details of the new 292ft vessele DMT Emerald which it is to acquire. 

    Available from the fourht quarter of 2006, the new vessel has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of the offshore oil and gas industry. 

    Some characteristics of the vessel include:
    •       100 tonne knuckleboom crane
    •       100 tonne Heave Compensated Multi-Purpose Tower
    •       24 X 24 Moonpool 
    •       Two Heavy Work Class ROVs
    •       DP2
    •       Accommodation for 76
    •       US Flagged

    “The Oil and Gas Industry is very dynamic,” said Mike Gilliam VP ROV/DSV Operations, “and it is therefore essential that the design of this and any future vessels meet the current and foreseeable needs of our clients and reflect DMT’s commitment to them to provide first class subsea services." 

    "This vessel compliments this initiative and with its acquisition, provides a highly flexible vessel that is an appropriate fit along with the DMT Diamond and future company expansion plans.”

    The new vessel will include the ability to perform:

    •       Suction Pile Installation
    •       Subsea Tree Installation
    •       Laying of Umbilicals
    •       Well Intervention
    •       Manifold Installation

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