HOUSTON – Forum Energy Technologies Inc. has received an order from New Orient Marine Pte. Ltd. to supply three remotely operated vehicles (ROV) for the company’s multi-purpose ice-class vessel currently under construction in Singapore.
The order includes two Perry XLX 200 horsepower 4,000 m (13,123 ft) work class ROV systems and one Sub-Atlantic Comanche 3,000 m (9,842 ft) observation class ROV. Forum will also provide operation and maintenance training for New Orient Marine’s personnel, as well as on-board support during the ROV mobilization. Delivery is scheduled for this year.
New Orient Marine’s newbuild, multi-purpose ice-class vessel has been designed to operate in ambient temperatures as low as -30°C (-22°F) The first project for the new vessel will involve subsea intervention, inspection, maintenance and underwater welding of existing gas pipeline systems.
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