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    Seismic vessel Oceanic Vega delivered

    Vessel & ROV News // July 6, 2010

    Oceanic Vega is owned by a JV of Eidesvik and CGGVeritas.

    The seismic survey vessel Oceanic Vega was named and delivered by Ulstein Verft in Norway on 2 July. She is owned by a joint venture between shipowner Eidesvik and the geophysical company, CGGVeritas.

    “We are proud to deliver one of the most modern and advanced seismic research vessels in the world. We wish the owners all the best with their new vessel,” said Karsten Sævik, managing director of Ulstein Verft in Norway.

    Commenting on this latest vessel to join its fleet, Jan Fredrik Meling, CEO at Eidesvik Offshore, said: “Oceanic Vega meets strict environmental standards.  Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the ship reduces harmful atmospheric emissions and prevents oil discharge through its double hull construction."

    Oceanic Vega is the first of two vessels of the SX120 design from Ulstein Design & Solutions. It is a powerful seismic vessel with a towing force of 140 tonnes.

    The vessel is ideally suited to acquisition of large 3D, 4D or high-resolution projects, utilizing a streamer configuration with up to 16 streamers. 


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