LONDON – The diving support vessel Seven Havila has set what owners Subsea 7 and Havila Shipping say is a world first for number of divers on the seabed at one time.
Eight divers were at work in 30 m (≈100 ft) of water offshore Stavanger, Norway.
The Dræger diving system used includes a 10-chamber, 24-man saturation suite with double bell handling that can work in depths of 400 m (1,312 ft)
SEVEN HAVILA Statistics:
Length overall: 120 m (394 ft)
Breadth: 23 m (75 ft)
Dead weight: 7,250 metric tonnes (7,992 tons)
Deck area: 1,050 sq m (11,320 sq ft)
Speed: 17 knots
Accommodation: 120 persons