DeepOcean’s Subsea Support Vessel to Start Operating in July

Deep Helder, a new-build Subsea Support Vessel chartered by DeepOcean, continued its trials this week from the port of Delfzijl, the Netherlands.

DeepOcean's Subsea Support Vessel to Start Operating in July

“Deep Helder is a cost effective vessel that we plan to operate on Survey (Geophysics, Inspection & Geotechnical) , IMR and light weight Trenching, Excavation and Mattress Installation projects for our customers in renewable and the oil & gas markets,” says Rick Green, DeepOcean’s General Manager of DeepOcean B.V.

Deep Helder will be ready for operations by July this year. A total of 50 personnel can be accommodated on the vessel. The vessel will be equipped with Survey and ROV systems, an offshore crane and 3 moonpools.

Deep Helder is built by De Hoop Lobith at the Foxhol Yard, Groningen in the Netherlands.

The ship management and marine crewing will be undertaken by Seamar Subsea B.V and the vessel will sail under Dutch Flag.

Press Release, June 06, 2014; Image: DeepOcean