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www.seadiscovery.com Marine Technology Reporter 11 along, which is usually cost-prohibitive. It has only been in recent years that techno- logical advances have made it convenient for equipment like acoustic Doppler cur- rent profilers to be placed in service on such vessels. Ships in Japan, Holland and Long
Island Sound, as well as a Miami-based cruise ship and a Denmark-to-Greenland container ship, are among the vessels now collecting data for researchers.
International SubSea Charters
International SubSea (ISS) of Houston, announced a charter for the use of
CV/DSV Pertinacia in the Gulf of Mexico.
This vessel will support International
SubSea's salvage support services to the off- shore infrastructure as a result of damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Initially, ISS intends to use the Pertinacia for ROV/Dive Support salvage operations.
ISS is presently in negotiations for addi- tional vessels. Pertinacia, owned by Elletra tlc. of Italy, is a 430 ft. Cable Ship designed to perform cable installations as well as sub- sea contruction/installation services. Placed in service in 2002 this DP-2 vessel is equipped with a 200 shp Triton ROV, 65 metric ton heave compensated A-Frame, 25 te Knuckle Boom Crane, ISS Light Work /
Aker Kvaerner Wins Drilling
Aker Kvaerner signed a contract with
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine
Engineering Co. for delivery of drilling sys- tems for two semi-submersible drilling rigs ordered by SeaDrill. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately $136.6 million.
The scope of work for Aker Kvaerner MH is to deliver two complete drilling packages news
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