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moon pool

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(Mining & Quarrying) (in the oil industry) an open shaft in the centre of the hull of a ship engaged in deep-sea drilling through which drilling takes place
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Drill ships that are used for offshore upstream operations are equipped with a drilling derrick and moon pool. In addition, drill ships also have extensive mooring and a helipad.
One particular standout project for Kirsten was fitting a moon pool to the supply ship, Toisa Vigilant, to allow submarines to be lowered and raised.
But for the ultimate Instagram bragging rights, the Moon Pool (yes, that's the one you've seen pictures of...), situated at the very edge of the promontory -- making its infinity edge appear to blend seamlessly into the ocean -- is truly breathtaking.
12 people for day trips, - pantry, fair, bathroom with shower, - dry workplaces for 2 persons (for computer installation and with network connection), - wet workplace (for the handling of water samples), - observation deck on the deckhouse for 5 persons, - aft of a crane with a maximum lifting load of 1 t, - aft frame with hydraulic winch (1000 kg) and 40 m rope (frame height 4 m) - a capstan for the a-frame (close to the a-frame on deck), - optionally a winch in the middle on the rear working deck, - optionally a ctd winch at the rear end of the body, - moon pool on the back working deck with lifting / lowering device, - 2 main engines (total 750 kw max.), - a min.
A vertical shaft going through the ship is a unique feature called a 'moon pool' which will allow scientists to explore under the water once the ship has broken up the ice.
The vessel will be equipped with dynamic positioning to allow working in 2.5 meter significant wave height (Hs), a 900 ton main crane for 600m subsea operation, an 18-man two-bell diving system, two work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), a strengthened moon pool, two engine rooms with 6x4.4MW + 2x3.2MW generators and has a total weight of 17,600 tons and a carrying capacity of 5,000 tons at 6.5 meters draft.
With a large deck area, working moon pool, work-class ROVs and a 400Te offshore crane, the vessel will provide diverless construction activities.
Subsea Innovation, established in 1985, delivers specialist products and engineering services including pipeline repair, moon pool systems and remotely operated marine vehicles.
Drawing upon Fugro's experience and understanding of the region's needs, the Fugro Proteus was specially built for the unique environment of the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf.This new generation vessel is designed for a variety of survey and inspection duties including light geotechnical work, environmental baseline surveys, monitoring and inspection, and moon pool deployments.
The vessel is designed for a variety of survey and inspections duties including light geotechnical work, environmental baseline surveys, monitoring and inspection, and moon pool deployments.
Inside the lodges there are two bedrooms, a moon pool and kitchen/bathroom facilities.
THE MOON POOL A Merritt FIRST published in 1918, this classic of speculative fiction has been released to cash in on new found interest created by the TV show Lost, which drew inspiration from The Moon Pool.