GEOxyz, a prominent European service provider specializing in marine site investigation, asset integrity and terrestrial survey, has revealed its newest addition to the fleet – the advanced offshore survey vessel the Geo Ocean VII. Currently in the final stages of preparation in dry dock before its inaugural voyage, the Geo Ocean VII is undergoing the installation of industry-standard technologies, ensuring efficient and effective operations.
Measuring an impressive 56 metres in length, the new vessel is equipped with advanced station-keeping capabilities, including dynamic positioning and tracking (DP-T). It features multiple moon pools, an A-frame, a robust six-ton deck crane and the capability to conduct a wide range of surveys, including geophysical, shallow geotechnical (VC, CPT) and environmental assessments.
As a multidisciplined offshore vessel, the Geo Ocean VII is fitted to serve as a seismic support vessel and is fully equipped to handle various geophysical and geotechnical survey tasks. The vessel offers 30 berths and boasts an offshore crane and survey systems for rapid equipment deployment, making it a versatile platform for subsea operations.
“Welcoming the Geo Ocean VII to our fleet not only enhances our survey capabilities but also equips us to optimize adaptability in planning our clients’ projects,” stated Patrick Reyntjens, CEO at GEOxyz. GEOxyz’s extensive customer base includes governments, maritime construction and dredging firms and major energy players. A significant portion of the client base operates in the renewable energy sector, with offshore wind farm development requiring extensive measurement work.
With the Geo Ocean VII, GEOxyz strengthens its commitment to delivering advanced solutions for marine and terrestrial survey needs, solidifying its position as a pivotal player in Europe’s survey services industry.