Seven Havila sets diver support record

Offshore staff

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

 

2/3/2012

 

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