Fugro survey vessel prepares for coring at Zohr field offshore Egypt

Fugro’s MV Kobi Ruegg is set to start its first project in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea.

Fugro’s MV Kobi Ruegg
Fugro’s MV Kobi Ruegg

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LEIDSCHENDAM, the Netherlands – Fugro’s MV Kobi Ruegg is set to start its first project in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea.

The three-year-old, 58-m (190-ft) long vessel, contracted bySaipem, will deploy a large diameter piston core system to obtain soil samples from the ultra-deepwater Zohr gas field. Its next assignments will be geophysical surveys for Pico and Shell.

It is equipped with a comprehensive range of geophysical survey and geotechnical sampling equipment and a Seaeye Panther ROV.

From its new home port of Abu Qir, it will undertake marine site characterization services for Fugro’s clients in the Eastern Mediterranean and Red Sea.

11/14/2017

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