Rolls-Royce Delivers Deck Machinery and Seismic Equipment

SeaDiscovery.com
Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Rolls-Royce delivered deck machinery system for a specialised new Amazon-class seismic research vessel for WesternGeco, which is under construction at Flensburger Shipyard in Germany.

The contract includes the supply of a control and back deck system for towing and handling of 18 streamer cables and a range of towing and handling equipment and special winches needed for in-sea deployment and seismic surveys. The innovative system is automated and remotely operated to ensure safe and efficient handling, making it amongst the most reliable on the market.

The vessel measures 127 metres in length and 32 metres in width and is expected to operate around the world


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