WATCH: Turkey Strengthens Seismic Fleet

Turkey’s second seismic research vessel, the MTA Oruc Reis, has been delivered to General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration.

The vessel joins Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO)’s 8-streamer seismic vessel Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa, which was acquired from Polarcus in 2013.

Built by Istanbul Shipyard, for a working lifespan of 30 years, the MTA Oruc Reis is designed to perform 2D/3D seismic research and sampling for hydrograpghic, hydroacustic, geologic studies. The 86 meters long and 22 meters wide vessel is fitted with 4×4 streamer systems, with system infrastructure ready for 8×8.

The vessel is equipped with one remote operated vehicle (ROV) for oceanographic sampling and measuring. It can accommodate up to 55 personnel and stay at sea for 35 days.

Subsea World News Staff; Video: Istanbul Shipyard

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News


<< Jan 2018 >>
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition

The theme for this conference is “Building on Today’s Efficiencies for Tomorrow’s Market.” This will be the basis for the technical agenda…

read more >

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018

WFES will also hold its annual conference, which sees international government and business experts come together to discuss critical global…

read more >


This training event will offer instruction on the newest features of HYPACK® 2018 as well as comprehensive training for both novice…

read more >

8th Myanmar Oil, Gas & Power Summit

The Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit is the longest established Oil & Gas event in Myanmar. Every year the event is attended by government…

read more >