SEABED GEOSOLUTIONS ACQUIRES SPECIALIZED OCEAN BOTTOM SEISMIC VESSEL
Seabed Geosolutions closed the sale of the R.V. Hugin Explorer vessel from Siem AS in Norway on 1 July, 2019, at the end of the firm period of a long-term bareboat charter. The Hugin Explorer, which has been part of Seabed’s fleet since its creation, is a proven ocean bottom seismic vessel with dual ROV node deployment and source vessel capabilities – the only hybrid vessel in the ocean bottom node market.
The Hugin Explorer is a DP-2, MT 6000 Mk II design vessel which was built by Kleven Yard in Norway. The vessel is 3680 Gross Tons, has an overall length of 85.65 meters, and is fit to accommodate up to 65 persons. Seabed Geosolutions and predecessor entities have deployed the Hugin Explorer extensively for ROV operations in several basins worldwide since 2008.