Norwegian ship manager Vestland Offshore has been awarded the management of subsea services provider DeepOcean’s IMR vessel DeepVision
A flexible subsea IMR and survey vessel, DeepVision is equipped with a Kongsberg Simrad SDP-21 dynamic positioning class 2 (DP 2) system and three remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems – one observation-class unit and two work-class units housed in hangars, with a LARS handling system. Combined with the large deck area of 720 m2 and the 60-tonne active heave-compensated crane, this makes the vessel a versatile workstation for IMR, survey and construction support operations.
Based on a UT 745 design and built by Havyard Lervik AS in 2002, DeepVision has an overall length of 85.25 m, beam of 18.8 m, draught of 3.8 m, with accommodation for 70 in 14 single and 28 double cabins.
DeepVision’s accommodation and superstructure capacity was increased, and ROV hangars were incorporated into the superstructure during a rebuild in 2012.
With a service speed of 13 knots, the IMR vessel’s propulsion system incorporates two 3,500-mm diameter propellers, with two 883-kW KaMeWa Ulstein Super Silent thrusters forward and two KaMeWa Ulstein 588-kW thrusters aft. Manoeuvrability is aided by Ulstein high-lift flap rudders.
DeepOcean supports subsea construction, survey and inspection, seabed intervention, inspection, maintenance and repair, decommissioning and offshore renewable projects.
The vessel is the 14th under the Norway-based Vestland Offshore’s ship management.
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