Otech has chartered the vessel Fugro Saltire to continue its operation offshore Gran Canaria.
The Norwegian company has been contracted by Maritime Rescue to locate and inspect the shipwreck of “Oleg Naydenov”, which sank on April 14 south of Gran Canaria.
On April 20, Otech team was mobilized on the inspection vessel “Grampian Surveyor”. The shipwreck was found in the early morning the next day at a depth of 2700 meters.
The vessel Fugro Saltire, which arrived on Saturday in Gran Canaria for loading of equipment before continuing to location, will drive the work of sealing the wreck.
The Fugro Saltire, which can accommodate 105 people, is a purpose 2008-built, deep water ROV vessel, designed for remote intervention, construction and survey operations.
The vessel is equipped with a 150Te AHC knuckle-boom crane designed to deploy full rated load to 3000m (single fall) plus a separate 10T auxiliary subsea crane with 1,000m fall.
The 111 meters long ship has two Fugro FCV3000 150HP ROV systems which are deployed via hydraulically operated doors on either side of the integrated ROV hangar via purpose built Heave Compensated (AHC) Launch & Recovery Systems (LARS). According to the vessel’s specifications, it can also mobilize a Lynx OBSROV system onto the back deck.