Noordhoek Offshore launches survey support vessel

On Nov. 7, Noordhoek Offshore launched the ROV and survey support vessel Noordhoek Patherfinder from the De Hoop Shipyard in the Netherlands.

Offshore staff

ZIERIKZEE, Netherlands -- On Nov. 7, Noordhoek Offshore launched the ROV and survey support vessel Noordhoek Patherfinder from the De Hoop Shipyard in the Netherlands.

The company is installing and commissioning the vessel’s crane and survey spread prior to beginning sea trials. The vessel will be fully commissioned and ready for deployment in 1Q 2010, Noordhoek Offshore says.

The Noordhoek Patherfinder features a DP-2 positioning system, diesel electric drive, a large moon pool, and an offshore crane. It is also equipped with work and inspection class ROV systems, side scan sonar tow-fish, McCartney Focus 2 ROTV systems, and a survey suite.

11/12/2009

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