New Dive Vessel Enters Gulf of Mexico

Specialty Marine introduces the newly-christened DSV JEAN-ELAINE. With a length of 180 feet, this fully equipped dive support vessel has recently joined its Gulf of Mexico fleet. Classed by ABS, it is fitted with a 25-ton telescoping Pettibone crane and a 4-point mooring system capable of operating at depths up to 1,000 feet. With accommodations for 34 persons, the JEAN-ELAINE is equipped to make a substantial contributions to exploration efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. Currently, it is located in East Cameron 187 and will move shortly to High Island A389 on inspection projects. The vessel supports projects for McMoRan, W&T Offshore and BP.