DeepOcean charter subsea support vessel – MV Deep Helder

Amsterdam, April 10, 2013 – DeepOcean Group Holding announce that its subsidiary DeepOcean B.V. have entered into a 5 year charter of a new-build Subsea Support vessel, to be named MV Deep Helder, from SeaMar Subsea B.V.

“Deep Helder will be a cost effective vessel that we plan to operate on survey, IMR and trenching projects for our customers in the oil & gas and renewable markets” says Rick Green, DeepOcean’s General Manager of DeepOcean B.V..

The 65 m long DP2 class vessel is designed for low fuel consumption, clean ship/green passport/SPS2008 and high comfort class notation (Comf1). The vessel will be equipped with an offshore crane, Survey and ROV systems. A total of 52 personnel can be accommodated on the vessel. Deep Helder will be built by De Hoop Lobith at the Foxhol Yard, Groningen in the Netherlands. The ship management and marine crewing shall be undertaken by Seamar Subsea B.V and the vessel shall sail under Dutch Flag. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for June 2014.