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    Sonsub orders ROV support vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // February 18, 2005
    Sonsub has signed a three year charter agreement with Harvey Gulf International Marine for a new build, 252ft ROV support vessel to work in the Gulf of Mexico.The vessel, Harvey Discovery, is a US Flagged, ABS Classed DP 2 ship which has been configured for various forms of subsea construction support and intervention services with a Sonsub 200hp Innovator ROV, a 100 tonne stern roller and a 65 tonne electro-hydraulic knuckle boom crane.A 12ft X 12ft moonpool, 9,000 square feet of clear deck space, and berthing for 46 personnel has also been incorporated into the design to maximise the effectiveness of the spread for tasks such as surveys, geophysical sampling, inspections and touch down monitoring.The spread will be available for work March 2006.

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