U.S. Flagged HOS Mystique Available

Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Photo courtesy Saipem America

The HOS Mystique, Saipem America’s new 250-ft class II DP ROV support vessel is currently mobilized in Fouchon, La. and available for work immediately.

The HOS Mystique is a U.S. Flagged, Class II DP ROV support vessel with a healthy 4,354 sq ft of usable deck area and a permanently installed 70 ton active heave compensated NOV knuckle-boom crane. The vessel features two lounges, one gymnasium and private conference rooms along with accommodations for 50 personnel.
 
The configuration of the HOS Mystique provides a large, stable platform for survey activities for offshore construction and subsea intervention tasks such as surveys, seabed topography and geophysical sampling, platform and pipeline inspections, touch down monitoring, light construction and well intervention work.

The HOS Mystique features two heavy work class ROVS with the vessel spread. An Innovator Leviathan, a 250Hp ROV and one Innovator, a 150Hp ROV, have been fully integrated into the vessel to maximize the effectiveness of the HOS Mystique. The ROVs have the ability to handle a suite of support tools and large intervention packages, thus expanding the capabilities of the vessel for the clients use.

Specifications:
Length    250 ft
Beam    54 ft
Draft    14.7 ft (max), 8.5 ft (min)
Classification    ABS+A1, OSV, +AMS, +ACC, +DPS-2
Useable deck area    4,580 sq ft
Deck dimensions        114 ft x 44 ft
Deck load capacity    1,024 lbs/sq ft

Main particulars:
Main engines     2x Caterpillar 3516C
Horsepower    2x 3,000 bhp
Generators    3x Caterpillar C18
Bow thruster    2x Brunvoll CPP Tunnel
Stern thruster    1x Brunvoll CPP Tunnel

ROV System:
1x Innovator 150 hp ROV (3,000 meter water depth rating)
1x Innovator Leviathan 250 hp ROV (3,000 meter water depth rating)
Launch and recovery system (LARS)
Tether management system (TMS)
Umbilical winch
Underwater video camera system
Color and SIT (NTSC) cameras with associated lighting
Hydraulic pan and tilt
Auto depth, heading and park modes
SeaKing scan sonar
Mesotech 807 altimeter
Seven function spatially correspondent (SC) manipulator
Five function rate manipulator
Two DVD video recorders (NTSC)
Spares inventory

Accommodations:
Fifteen air conditioned/heated staterooms certified for 49 people, two lounges, one gym, mess hall, recreation room with Internet, conference room, client and managers offices and hospital.

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