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    Hallin acquires anchor handler from Seacor

    Vessel & ROV News // April 9, 2010

    Hallin Marine has expanded its fleet with the purchase of the dynamically positioned (DP2) vessel Penrith.

    Hallin already knows the 67m Penrith well, having operated the vessel since its launch in 2008 under a time charter from owners Seacor Marine. Hallin believes the purchase of†Penrith from Seacor for an undisclosed sum will ensure it has total control of the vessel and allow it to offer clients competitive vessel packages, including its range of air diving systems, remote operated vehicles (ROVs) and survey equipment.

    Penrith is powered by two MaK Caterpillar diesel engines, which produce 8,000 bhp, is ABS classed and has a fire fighting capability. The vessel is fitted with additional equipment to target subsea intervention programs, including increased accommodation for 52, has a 20t subsea crane and additional position reference systems.

    Hallinís marine management division will operate the vessel, along with the subsea operations vessels†Ullswater,†Windermere, which is currently being fitted out in Singapore, following its launch in December last year, and†Sanko Angel.

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