HOUSTON – Oceaneering International GmbH has entered into a two-year, subsea field support vessel services agreement with an oil and gas company in India for use of the Island Pride.
Anticipated commencement date is in November 2015 upon completion of the vessel’s mobilization from the US Gulf of Mexico. The contract provides for four option periods of six months each, exercizable by the Indian company.
The vessel is expected to be used to perform subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair projects, light construction, and pre- and post-installation surveys.
The Island Pride is a multi-service vessel built in 2014. It has an overall length of approximately 340 ft (103 m); a DP-2 system; accommodations for 94 persons; a helideck; a 125-ton active heave compensated crane; and a working moonpool. The vessel is outfitted with two Oceaneering work class ROVs and survey and satellite-based positioning equipment. The vessel is equipped with a satellite communications system capable of transmitting streaming video for real-time work observation from shore.
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