Fugro Discovery Begins Maiden Cruise

Fugro Survey Limited's newly commissioned survey vessel, Fugro Discovery, has recently commenced its inaugural survey program. It has embarked upon a cruise, for a variety of clients, of acoustic and visual pipeline inspection work in the North Sea. The total length of pipeline to be surveyed is upwards of 7500 km. Given normal sea conditions for the time of year, the Fugro Discovery will be occupied on the program into September 2007.

The vessel is equipped with a dual Focus-2 ROTV system to deliver the highest quality side scan sonar inspection data and onboard processing and reporting. When anomalies are revealed, the vessel has the option of performing visual inspections using the onboard SeaEyeTiger which is an industry-standard inspection ROV complete with tether management system and 150m excursion tether.

Equipped with both a color camera and a low light SIT camera it records its video inspection sequences digitally either direct to DVD or onto hard disc.

The vessel's Dynamic Positioning System assures stable position keeping during ROV operations. The results from both the acoustic and the visual inspections are made available from the vessel, in near real-time, to transmit via broadband VSAT to the beach.

The Fugro Discovery, at 70m LOA, and fitted with the latest survey and positioning equipment, is equipped for the most efficient and cost effective acoustic/visual work in the North Sea.

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