Bisso Marine acquires 12-man portable saturation diving system

Bisso Marine has acquired a 12-man portable saturation diving system with a working depth of 1,000 ft (300 m).

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Bisso Marine has acquired a 12-man portable saturation diving system with a working depth of 1,000 ft (300 m). It features a dual-lock, six-man deck decompression chamber, a 12-man launchable flyaway hyperbaric rescue chamber, a dual-lock, six-man come-out chamber, and a three-man diving bell.

The portable diving system has a bell launch and recovery system, a saturation dive control van, and two machinery vans. It has a 12-ton (11-metric ton) main bell winch and a 6-ton (5-metric ton) guide wire winch. It features a 1,150-ft (351-m) bell umbilical and a hydraulically actuated A-frame bell handling system.

The SAT System is fully classed by ABS and IMCA DO24.

10/05/2009

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