Fugro takes delivery of Fugro Americas
Fugro has taken delivery of the newbuild shallow-draft survey vessel, Fugro Americas.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana –Fugro has taken delivery of the newbuild shallow-draft survey vessel, Fugro Americas.
TheFugro Americas is optimized for working in the Gulf of Mexico, said Fugro, but she is also suitable for other geographical areas, being permanently mobilized and available for deployment throughout North and South America as well as the Caribbean.
The 59-m (194-ft) long vessel can conduct a range of offshore services including high resolution geophysical and light geotechnical surveys in water depths of up to 4,500 m (14,764 ft).Fugro Americas is built to operate Fugro’s new 4,500 m-rated Hugin 1000 AUV, Echo Surveyor VII.
Specialist equipment on the new survey vessel includes a dynamic positioning system and state-of-the-art survey systems, including a deepwater EM302 multi-beam echo sounder for gas seep surveys.