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    Seacor Marine takes delivery of first Flex Class AHTS

    Vessel & ROV News // November 15, 2007

    Seacor Marine, the wholly owned subsidiary of Seacor Holdings, has taken delivery of its newest vessel, John Coghill.

    Built by Bender Shipbuilding and Repair in Mobile, Alabama, the 265ft John Coghill features an environmentally friendly diesel electric power plant.

    The DP 2 AHTS has 10,750hp four Caterpillar 3516 diesel engines, and what the comapny called "state-of-the art Furuno electronic systems, diesel electric drives, generators, switchboards and automation packages by Converteam," plus "generous crew accommodation."

    The vessel was named in honour of John Coghill, a retired Seacor Marine employee and long-time consultant who has overseen the construction of the vessel.

    Seacor Marine's AHTS vessels are built to deploy and recover mooring systems for deepwater drilling rigs in water depths ranging from 300-8,000ft and range in horsepower from 8,000-15,000bhp.

     

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