HELSINKI -- MacGREGOR has delivered observation platforms to the first two of six seismic vessels under construction for Polarcus at the Drydocks World – Dubai shipyard in the United Arab Emirates.
The platforms are mainly used in mooring operations and are destined for use on board the Ulstein Design type SX124 vesselsPolarcus Nadia and Polarcus Naila.
The vessels are capable of towing up to 12 streamers. They will each feature two MacGREGOR hydraulically operated platforms designed and manufactured to the shape of the surrounding shell plating, delivered with pre-assembled coaming, and ready tested in workshop.
MacGREGOR's scope of supply per ship set includes two ready painted and preassembled doors with coaming; two hydraulic power units with components; two electric starter boards, control panels and components; and operating and maintenance manuals.
The vessels are planned to enter service by the end of this year.