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  • n. An opening in the hull of a ship allowing direct passage from the working deck to the sea. This is used in offshore operations to pass remotely operated vehicles, subsea equipment etc.


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  • The main deck, has a carrying capacity of 24 tonnes, arranged for multiple uses and includes a moonpool for exploration services and the ability to carry a 20ft container. - Articles related to PCG cautions ship owners, operators against engine derangement

  • Systems ordered include a large knuckle-jib crane; an advanced moonpool-based module handling system, deck-skid system and several deepsea AHC winches with a capacity down to

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  • The aft deck includes a 1.2 m square moonpool for underwater operations and is fitted with securing points for a standard 20 ft container, while a stern platform provides water access.

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