Todays Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) shows the V shaped hull of the Ramform Titan during sea trials. Launched in 2013 this new class of seismic ship claims to be the most powerful and efficient in the world.
Three variable pitch propellers provide 1.8 Megawatts of power, more than sufficient to tow her enormous spread of dual-sensor recording equipment. The propulsion system permits full operations with just two propellers, and just one of the fully-separated, dual engine rooms. Two stern-launched work boats permit streamer maintenance also in marginal weather. Maintenance can increasingly be carried out at sea without impairing operations.
Ramform Titan has 24 streamer reels, 16 abreast with a further 8 in a second row. The back deck layout is augmented by six independent source array handling booms. Steerable sources and streamers, and automated gear-handling systems increase flexibility and efficiency.
This vessel is designed to take full advantage of our GeoStreamer technology which allows the vessel to map oil deposits located far offshore.