General – Survey
The acquisition of the Offshore Survey Vessel Geo Ocean VI, marks the next step in the expansion by the Belgium-based Geo-data specialist GEO XYZ.
With the acquisition of the hybrid propulsion vessel Geo Ocean VI, GEO XYZ further specializes in providing greener, sustainable and smarter solutions for hydrographic, geophysical & geotechnical surveys.
Being equipped with a fully integrated launch and recovery system, the vessel is also ready to act as mother vessel for the hydrographic survey ASV’s’ of GEO XYZ. Creating a flexible all- round platform, both cost and operationally efficient, which can easily meet today and tomorrow’s offshore survey requirements.
Patrick Reyntjens, Founder & CEO of GEO XYZ: “Our company is committed to take up its responsibility in ensuring a sustainable development of the ‘blue economy’. This addition to the fleet illustrates that mission, enabling us to provide a greener and smarter service to our clients. Adding an additional vessel to our fleet also allows us to continue to grow as offshore Geo-data specialist while securing availability of vessels meeting our highest technical and safety standards.”
The Geo Ocean VI, built in 2014, was originally designed as Seismic support vessel and can be run under four propulsion modes, including full electrical mode during survey operations.
With an overall length of 53,80m and a deck area of approx. 230m² – 5t/m², the vessel has a large deck area and crane coverage turning it into a flexible platform capable of performing a multitude of survey operations.
Furthermore, the vessel is equipped with a fully integrated launch and recovery system of 10t lifting capacity @ 30m/min enabling it to launch and recover our Autonomous Surface Vehicles. In addition to that a large 5T A-frame will be installed at the aft.