PGS orders new version Ramform seismic vessels from Mitsubishi

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (OSLO: PGS) has signed for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. to deliver two Ramform vessels in 2013 with an option for as many as two more for delivery in 2015.

These new fifth-generation seismic vessels are called “Titan” class. They are designed to use and benefit from GeoStreamer technology.

Ramform Titan class Specifications

Name 

Ramform  Titan class

Owner

 Petroleum Geo Services

Vessel Classification

DNV +1A1, SPS, ICE C, E0, HELDK, RP,
CLEAN DESIGN, TMON, BIS, NAUT-AW,
VIBR, COMF-C(3) V(3)

Length

104.2 m

Breadth

70 m

Draft 

6.4 m

Fuel capacity

6,000 m3

Endurance (production/transit)       

150 days

Transit speed

16 knots

Main propulsion system 

Diesel electric

Propulsion type

Triple CP propeller plant with nozzle and                  
propeller shaft, total 18MW

Engine plant 

6 x 3840 kw

Accommodation (single berths)

60 single and 10 double cabins

Helideck 

26 m 15 t Super Puma/EH-101

Work boats 

2 x 30' in stern cradle launching

Streamer winches   

26 x 12 000 m capacity

4/16/2012

Rendering of PGS’ new Titan class offshore seismic survey vessels. 

 

Ramform Titan

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