New Fugro survey vessel starts operations in Southeast AsiaVessel & ROV News // September 10, 2009
Fugro Survey has launched its multi-role survey vessel, Fugro Gemini for a wide range of surveys such as shallow and deepwater geophysical analogue and multi-channel seismic site survey, pipeline and cable route survey, swathe bathymetry survey and AUV survey, serving the oil and gas industry, the cable sector and government agency clients in South East Asia.
Fugro Gemini is 49.3m overall with a breadth of 18.2m and has been fitted with Fugro Starfix navigation and positioning equipment and high frequency digital seismic acquisition and processing equipment.
The vessel also features sub-bottom profilers, an EM300 multi-beam and single beam echo sounders, side-scan sonars, HiPAP500, magnetometer, vibro and gravity coring systems and off-line processing stations, enabling the integration of all survey activities from data collection to final onboard reporting.
Fugro Gemini has also been fitted with a Hugin 1000 AUV rated to 3,000m operating depth. The launch and recovery container is permanently mobilised on the vessel.