Atlantis vessel in the Gulf of Mexico
|Owner:||Atlantis Offshore PTE. LTD.|
|Operator:||Cotemar S.A de C.V|
|Port of registry:||Singapore|
|Laid down:||December 2013|
|In service:||January 2016|
|Class and type:||DNV: 1A1 Column stabilized accommodation unit; DYNPOS-AUTRO, EO, CRANE, HELDK, Fire Fighter II, BIS.|
|Tonnage:||28,808 GT; 8,643 NT|
|Length:||91.2 m (299 ft)|
|Beam:||67 m (220 ft)|
|Draught:||67 m (220 ft)|
Main Engines 6x4800kw/720RPMEmergency Generator 1 x 1500 kw
|Propulsion:||Azimuth Thrusters 6 x 3700 Kw|
|Speed:||8 kn (15 km/h; 9.2 mph)|
The Vessel design is an OCEAN 500 by Gusto MSC. It is a Dynamically Positioned (DP3) Accommodation and Construction Support Semi-Submersible for harsh environments. Atlantis was delivered on September 2nd, 2015. It was built by COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard CO. Ltd. Since January 1st, 2016, it has been working in the Akal Field, Mexico as an offshore construction and maintenance service vessel operated by COTEMAR S.A de C.V
Atlantis has an accomodation capacity of 750 persons, divided in 36 single bed cabins, 29 double bed cabins and 164 4-bed cabins. Each cabin is fitted with a private bathroom, daylight in each cabin and IT/TV facilities. It is equipped with galley and mess rooms for 300 persons in one seating. Recreation facilities include cinema, recreation rooms, games room and gymnasium. There is a Hospital with easy access to helideck. An elevator is available to all decks. Within the vessel several Client's Offices are located.
Atlantis is equipped to support Sikorsky S92 and S61N helicopters operations, all in compliance with class and regulations established for helicopters. A helicopter re-fueling System is situated close to the helideck area.
Atlantis is provided with a Dynamic Positioning System Class 3, KONGSBERG K-POS 32, K-POS DP-12, C-JOY-Independent Joystick System. The DP System has 6 reference systems with different working principles.
Atlantis has 2 Heavy lift Offshore Cranes, 1 LIEBHERR 300 tons crane type BOS 14000-300 and 1 LIEBHERR 75 tons crane type BOS 4200-75.
The vessel has a 2000 M2 Main Deck and a large Workshop.
Atlantis is prepared for ROV Operations and has a designated area for Surface Diving.
The vessel has a telescopic Gangway for transit of personnel with an operational longitude of 38.5 meters. Atlantis also has a Boarding Gangway for boat-to-platform personnel transfering with an operational longitude of 24.28 meters.
History[edit | edit source]
Atlantis was built by COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard CO, the keel was laid on December 31st, 2013. It was delivered to Atlantis Offshore PTE LTD on September 2nd, 2015. Two days later, Atlantis left China heading for Campeche Bay, Mexico. After 6 ports of call Atlantis arrived on December 6th, 2015. Three weeks later, on January 1st, 2016, Atlantis started operations with its main Client PEMEX, in the Akal field area at 00:01 Hrs.
Industry firsts[edit | edit source]
- Atlantis is the second Semi-submersible DP3 accommodation vessel working in the Campeche Bay, Mexico
- It was a state of the art vessel, equipped with the latest technology and the highest safety standards by the time it started operations.
References[edit | edit source]
- "DNV GL Vessel Register". vesselregister.dnvgl.com. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
- "Atlantis | GustoMSC". www.gustomsc.com. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
- "COSCO delivers flotel Atlantis". Offshore Energy Today. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
- "Atlantis accommodation vessel bound for PEMEX in GoM". www.offshore-mag.com. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
- Direccion General, Marina Mercante Mexico (2016). "AUTORIZACIONES DE PERMANENCIA EN AGUAS NACIONALES" (PDF). www.gob.mx. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
- "OCEAN500 | GustoMSC". www.gustomsc.com. Retrieved 2017-06-15.
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