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Conversion of MS Risøy

Poltramp and base Haugesund
July 2015 , SubseaPartner

Spring 2015, SubseaPartner’s Diving Vessel, MS Risøy, was rebuilt through a major conversion at a shipyard in Poland. This has been a huge project but the result is a new diving vessel ready for new assignments along the Norwegian coast. During the yard stay, MS Risøy has got new main engine and two aux. machines, new axel, propulsion, steering machine, 2 x HPU, anchor winch among others. On the diving side, the vessel has a new dive control room on boat deck, new gas distribution and a new decompression chamber. The new dive system is complient with NORSOK and IMCA. The diving system was completed av SubseaPartner base in Haugesund. The new dive control gives a better view of the diving operation and makes the dive supervision more efficient and safe. All crew onboard including our main client, Statoil, is please with the result of the conversion.


Subsea Partner’s primary market is surface supplied air diving as inshore MUO (manned underwater operation) in territorial waters, usually less than 12 nautical mil or 19.25 km from the coast. This market includes docks, harbors, canals, culverts, rivers, estuaries, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, water filled tunnels and tanks.

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