Ultra Deep orders another newbuild DSCV

Offshore staff

Ultra Deep Group has contracted China Merchants Heavy Industry to build an Ultra Deep Installer multi-purpose diving support construction vessel.

The vessel, which is based on the proprietary Red Class 6027 MT design DSCV, will be a DP-3, 142-m (466-ft) diving support construction vessel, with planned delivery in 1Q 2018.

This new Ultra-Deep DSCV will be equipped with Flash Tekk’s 24-man twin bell saturation dive system.

Other vessel design features are a 400 VLT in the reinforced moon pool area and equipped with twin 24-man SPHL. The vessel also has 2 x 250 hp work class ROVs with 3,000-m (9,842-ft) working depth installed in ROV hangers inside the vessel.

In addition, it will have a 400-ton crane which has depth capability to 5,200 m (17,060 ft) single fall and 3,200 m (10,499 ft) dual fall. The vessel’s 1,500 sq m (16,145 sq ft) open deck space and deck strength of 10 ton/sq m can accommodate a range of machinery and equipment.


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