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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.
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
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.