Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvey Gulf International Marine, has been awarded a US$4M contract by the United States Navy for the multi-purpose light construction vessel Harvey Deep-Sea
Under the agreement, Harvey Deep-Sea will provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support, personnel and work in conjunction with US Navy personnel to support a special operations project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Harvey Deep-Sea has a 5.5 m by 4.5 m moonpool and two locations for launch and recovery of ROVs.
Built in 2013 by Eastern Shipbuilding, Harvey Deep-Sea has an overall length of 92.1 m, beam of 19.5 m, depth of 7.5 m and maximum draught of 6.1 m, with an active heave-compensated NOV 165-tonne knuckle-boom subsea crane, with the capability to lift or set at depths of 3,000 m. Built with dynamic positioning class 2 capability, the light construction vessel has ABS class notations for ABS-A1, AMS, ACCU, Circle E, ENVIRO+, Green Passport, NBLES, CRC, HELDK, Offshore Support Vessel and FFV-2, along with IMO SOLAS certification.
Propulsion for AC diesel-electric Harvey Deep-Sea is supplied by four Cat 3516C Tier 3 diesel gensets that drive two Schottel SRP 2020 fixed-pitch Z-drives. Enhancing the vessel’s manoeuvrability are three Schottel 1,180-kW STT4 bow thrusters.
Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions provides turnkey solutions for subsea requirements. Services include inspection, maintenance and repair, hydrate remediation, well stimulation, commissioning, decommissioning and installation.
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