U.S. Flagged Chloe Candies

Monday, July 12, 2010
Photo courtesy Saipem America

Saipem America's Chloe Candies vessel spread will be available for work in August 2010. The Chloe Candies is a U.S. Flagged, 280-ft Class II DP vessel with 8,000 sq.-ft. deck area, a 20-ft x 25-ft moon pool and a 75 ton offshore rated crane. The vessel is outfitted with two Innovator ROVs, (one 150 Hp system and one 250 Hp system), surface positioning and HiPAP 500 USBL system and a deployment winch with 11,000-ft of wire to support light construction operation and IMR in up to 10,000-ft and as well as diving support.
 
The Chloe Candies has been supporting all the major operators in the Gulf of Mexico during recent year and is currently finishing up a long-term project in Brazil. Track record includes Inspection, Maintenance and Repair services, Field Development and Subsea Construction and Intervention in up to 10,000-ft water depth.

Port of registry    New Orleans
Classification    ABS + A1 (E) + AMS + ACCU=DP2
Length, o.a.    280 ft
Beam    59 ft
Depth     24.3 ft
Draft    16.4 ft
Cargo deck area    8000 ft
Deck capacity    1000 lbs/ft2
Accommodations    66 berths for crew and passengers, including 35 cabins, mess hall, recreation room w/internet, conference room, client and manager offices, hospital, workout room and movie theater
Helideck Rating    Sokrsky 76 "max size"

REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLES
Type      2 x Heavy Work Class
      
MAIN CRANE
Type    100-ton Knuckle Boom Crane (offshore rated)
Max Capacity    31.75 MTe (35 t) deliverable to moon pool 45.4 MTe (50 t) @ 9.1m (30 ft)
Harbor lift    SWL at 5-26.3 meter radius:  
22 MTe (24.25 t) single line;
SWLat 5-9 meter radius:
100 MTe (110 t) single lines
Offshore lift    SWL at 5-26.3 meter radius
(Seastate 1) 15 MTe (16.5 t) single line
SWL at 5-9 meter radius: 
75 MTe (82.6 t) single line
      
SUBSEA WINCH
Type    100-ton single drum below deck winch (11,000 ft - 3" wire)
 

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