Tuco presents new light dive boat - LDV Light Diving Vessel
Shortly before the Atlantic Fair 2017 in the Faroe Islands, the leading North Atlantic Maritime Exhibition, Tuco Marine presents the brand new ProZero 12m LDV Light Diving Vessel. The new vessel complements Tuco's range of ProZero workboats and support vessels and the new boat is dedicated to the diving and subsea market, company inform.
The boat is designed and optimized to serve as a platform for subsea operations and support of up to three divers. Diving operations include underwater inspection, investigation, construction, repair and maintenance of machinery and structures and recovery of sunken assets.
In addition to the large driver and control cabin, the boat is equipped with a working deck and has room for up to 3 dive control stations in the cabin. The cabin protects the crewagainst the surrounding environment, adds comfort and provides ideal work conditions for diving control operators. Powerful lightprojectors on the aft deck provide ample light when operations can’t benefit from the luxury of daylight.
The 12-meter ProZero vessel comes with double inboard diesel engines and waterjets. It can be equipped with single point lifting so that the boat can easily function as Daughter Craft for much larger dive vessels. Thus, it can serve as amothershipextension that allows precise operations closer to installations like structures or oil platforms.
Sturdy railing and the important diver latter is mounted on the aft deck, where there is also easy access to a built-in locker for diving hoses and equipment. An A-frame helps to ensure safe diving operations and can also serve in tasks that involve cargo handling.
The 12-meterProZero Light Diving Vessel is designed with the further option of remote controlling. The Remote Command System allows additional types of operations and adds flexibility. Itimproves productivity and efficiency of certain non-diving operations because crew change can be avoided. At the same time, remote control allows operations in hazardous environments while keeping the crew/operator at a safe distance.
All ProZero boats are based on proven hull designs and the highly flexible modular ProZero production platform, offering customers extraordinary freedom in tailored solutions.