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Oceaneering Takes Delivery of New Support Vessel

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Oceaneering International took delivery of a new advanced subsea construction support vessel, the Ocean Evolution. The vessel has completed sea trials and received all necessary ABS and US Coast Guard certifications and is currently in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, completing final outfitting and preparing for project work scheduled to begin in June.


The Ocean Evolution is the most advanced, U.S.-flagged, Jones Act-compliant, multi-service vessel (MSV) in the market. Its capabilities are headlined by its 250 mT active heave compensated (AHC) crane, two work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) with AHC launch systems, survey systems and subsea tooling all built for work in up to 4,000 m water depths. The vessel serves the deepwater stimulation and intervention needs of the company’s customers with its well stimulation and well intervention design, ABS Well Stimulation and Well Intervention (WS/WI) ready notation and under deck capacity to store special products.