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.
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
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
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