Watch: Subsea Support Vessel’s Sideways Launch from Just About Every Angle

Mike Schuler
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November 18, 2014

Photo credit: Deepocean

Deepocean’s new subsea support vessel MV Deep Helder was launched earlier this year at the De Hoop Lobith shipyard in Foxhol, the Netherlands.

According to Deepocean, the MV Deep Helder is a cost effective vessel for survey, Installation Maintenance and Repair (IMR) and Intervention projects in the offshore oil and gas and renewable energy markets. The 65m long, dynamically position (DP2) vessel is designed for low fuel consumption and crew comfort, with large open deck space and 4 point mooring system. The vessel is equipped with an offshore crane, Survey and ROV systems, and 3 moonpools, and has accommodation for 50 crew.

Check out the video her launch below filmed from just about every angle:


  • Ship Name: MV Deep Helder
  • Built: 2014
  • Registered: Netherlands / Den Helder
  • Builder: De Hoop Foxhol Netherlands
  • Class Notations: BV + Hull + Mach Offshore Service Ship + DYNAPOS AM / AT-R + AUT-UMS, Cleanship, Green Passport, Comf-VIB-1/Comf-Noise-1


  • Length O.A.: 64.8m
  • Length B.P.: 61.4m
  • Breadth, MID: 15.77m
  • Depth, MID: 6.0m
  • Draft, SUMMER: 4.5m
  • Draft, MINIMUM: 3.5m
  • Service Speed: 10.0 knots
  • Maximum Speed: 12.0 knots

More about this vessel: Deepocean’s Deep Holder

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