The soon-to-added to Subsea 7’s fleet, Heavy Construction/ Flexlay ship Seven Arctic, is currently being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), South Korea and is scheduled to become operational in 2016.
According to a statement by London based subsea engineering, construction and services company, the ship will have a Huisman unique knuckle boom rope-luffing crane at its disposal, which can be used in various series of configurations and will have a capacity of up to 900 tons. The ship will also be equipped with two additional auxiliary cranes.
Along with that, Seven Arctic will come along with a Huisman 325-ton top tension Vertical Lay System and a 7, 000 capacity underdeck basket setup, supplied with optional deck reels.
The ship is going to be 162 meters long and 32 meters wide, and will be able to accommodate up to 132 passengers, along with having a deck area of 2, 600 square meters.
Furthermore, the ship will also be equipped with a ROV Hangar (Port and Starboard) with a working water depth level of 3, 000 meters.