SINGAPORE –Hallin Marineis doing the final fit out of its compact, semisubmersible subsea operations vessel the CCS Derwent. The vessel was floated out at Drydocks World in Nanindah, Indonesia and is expected to be ready for commercial use in 1Q 2013.
“With accommodation for up to 152 personnel, she is a multi-service vessel built for complex subsea operations and work scopes that cross a wide spectrum of duties including construction support, IRM, and light/medium well intervention,” said John Giddens, Hallin Marine founder and group CEO.
Classed by ABS as a DP-3 mobile offshore drilling unit, theCSS Derwent incorporates technology such as MacGregor (lifting systems), Rolls Royce (engines and thrusters), Kongsberg (dynamic positioning), and ABB (power management. It also has a Zone 2 rated deck of 1,300 sq. m (≈14,000 sq. ft.) and long lay down area.
CSS Derwent carries two dedicate Quantum XP 225 hp deepwater construction class ROVs capable of working at 3,000 m (9,842 ft.) water depth. The ROVs are housed below deck, co-located with built-in control rooms and workshops. They can be deployed through a dedicated centerline moonpool or from a starboard side launch position. The ROVs feature the technical advancements, including dynamic positioning (ROVDP), advanced diagnostics and the ability to plug and play standard instrumentation and tooling.