Hallin expands subsea vessel fleet

Hallin Marine’s West Division will take delivery next spring of the $50 million newbuild subsea operations vessel Windermere, having signed a long-term time charter with the marine operations division of parent company, Hallin Marine Subsea International.

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ABERDEEN, UK -- Hallin Marine’s West Division will take delivery next spring of the $50 million newbuild subsea operations vessel Windermere, having signed a long-term time charter with the marine operations division of parent company, Hallin Marine Subsea International. The West Division will look to operate the new vessel in the Middle East, Mediterranean, and West Africa areas.

The Windermere, to be managed out of Aberdeen, is fitted with a 15-man saturation diving system, an air diving spread, two heavy duty work-class ROVs, and an inspection class vehicle. The 80-m (262-ft) long, diesel electric, Voith propulsion DP-2 vessel has a 50-metric ton (55-ton), active heave-compensated crane and accommodation for 120 crew and operational staff.

11/17/2009

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