MV Hai Yang Shi You 720 is the first large deep-water seismic geophysical exploration vessel which is owned by COSL. As the first ship of the latest generation of 3D seismic geophysical exploration ships in Asia, she is the first one which was designed and built by Chinese enterprises, meeting the standard of PSPC.
Meanwhile, she is a model of the main-stream technology of current seismic vessels. The vessel is equipped with 12 cables of 8000 meters in length per piece. These cables are the “eyes” and “ears” to explore oil. The cooperation among the subject vessel, deep-water survey vessels and deep-water drilling platforms could form a industrial chain to explore, develop, utilize and protect the resource of oil and gas. In term of the technology equipments, it is strong support for the exploration of China offshore oil & gas.
This time the subject vessel came to CIC Changxing Shipyard for repair and the main jobs was to modificate and maintain the related facilities. Since the repair period encountered the lunar new year holiday, the yard paid high attention to this special vessel and worked out the strict policy on safety, security and construction accordingly. On the premise of ensuring the safety of the vessel and her equipments, the yard fulfilled the repair project with good quality and won the high praise from the owners.
The successful re-delivery of MV Hai Yang Shi You 720 marked that CIC Changing Shipyard took a solid step in the repair of offshore units.
Subsea World News Staff , February 09, 2012; Image: CIC