I-Tech Services, a subsidiary of Subsea 7, has today announced a three-year charter agreement with MMA Offshore for a new vessel.
The MMA Pinnacle will be the fifth vessel added to i-Tech Services fleet and will undertake offshore inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) and light construction activities.
Working in the Asia Pacific region, the charter agreement with MMA Offshore lasts three-years with the option of an extension.
The custom-built, remotely operated vehicle support vessel (ROVSV) is SPS compliant with accommodation for 100 people.
It is equipped with a 150 tonne Macgregor Active Heave Compensating crane mounted on a 1,000 sqm deck.
Equipped with a helideck, it is designed with on-board systems and infrastructure to allow longer periods on location.
The vessel is due for deployment from September 2018.
Steve Wisely, senior vice president, i-Tech Services, said: “This investment to our fleet strengthens our capacity and capability whilst reinforcing our market-leading position as a fully-integrated Life-of-Field partner. It also firmly underlines our commitment to the success and expansion of our business in the Asia Pacific region which is a key strategic growth area for us.”