DMT Sapphire wins first job in India

Boots and Coots International Well Control Inc. has awarded Deep Marine Technology Inc.'s DMT Sapphire a job in India.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Boots and Coots International Well Control Inc. has awarded Deep Marine Technology Inc.'s DMT Sapphire a job in India. This will be the first job for the 240 ft (73 m) ROV support vessel, a new addition to DMT's fleet.

Scheduled to leave the Gulf in early April, the vessel is expected to be gone for four and a half months assisting a rig in lifting a fallen BOP.

TheDMT Sapphire is equipped with a 40-ton (36-metric ton) knuckle-boom crane, a subsea launch and recovery winch with 10,000 ft (3,048 m) of 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) cable, accommodations for 36, and is outfitted with a 150 hp Triton XLS work class ROV.

04/02/2008

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