Sonsub completes EM exploration in Barents Sea

Sonsub's multipurpose ROV support vessel Bourbon Pearl has completed ElectroMagnetic (EM) offshore exploration for PetroMarker AS in the Barents Sea.

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK -- Sonsub's multipurpose ROV support vessel Bourbon Pearl has completed ElectroMagnetic (EM) offshore exploration for PetroMarker AS in the Barents Sea.

With special features for deepwater intervention, the 91 m (299 ft) DP Class II vessel began operations in June after an ROV support and light construction conversion program.

This included installation of a 100-metric ton active heave compensated crane, helideck, and new accommodation module, plus modifications for installation of the heavy weather Launch and Recovery System (LARS), and a brand new 250 hp ROV.

11/17/2008

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