ABU DHABI, UAE — SAFEEN Group’s offshore division, part of AD Ports Group, has announced the acquisition of a support vessel to enhance its subsea service capabilities.
Built in 2014, the vessel will operate under the name SAFEEN Surveyor and will undergo an extensive conversion prior to commencing operations, including installation of an integrated dive system to support pipeline repair and maintenance.
The vessel has provided a range of support services in the Middle East, including subsea inspection, repair and maintenance as well as ROV work.
SAFEEN Surveyor is a dynamic positioning system equipped Vik-Sandvik Design VS460 MKIII subsea service vessel that can accommodate 60 people, with an overall length of 75.5 m and 6,300 deadweight tonnage. It has a built-in 80T active heave compensation offshore crane for service in water depths of up to 2,000 m.