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    Noordhoek Pathfinder launched

    Vessel & ROV News // November 9, 2009

    The lastet newbuild at the De Hoop shipyard in The Netherlands, the 62m ROV/survey Noordhoek Pathfinder, which is being built for Noordhoek Offshore in The Netherlands, was launched on 7 November 2009 at Dep Hoop's yard in Foxhol. 

    Due to enter service early in 2010, Noordhoek Pathfinder is a DP 2, diesel-electric vessel witn a moonpool, a 25 tonne offshore crane, work and inspection class ROVs, tow-fish, ROTV systems and a survey suite. 

    With accommodation for 40 she will meet the latest environmental criteria while ensuring acoustically quiet operations at survey speeds. The vessel's main functions will be inspection, maintenance & repair (IMR), hydrography, geotechnical investigation, and analogue/digital geophysical survey.

    Noordhoek also has a newbuild DP2 SAT DSV under construction for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2009.


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