Polarcus Limited, a company specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition, has been contracted by an undisclosed client for a 3D seismic acquisition project offshore North West Africa.
The project will commence mid-December and is expected to run for approximately 25 days.
This is a third seismic acquisition contract for Polarcus in Africa in December. On December 6 Polarcus announced a contract award for its seismic vessel Polarcus Nadia.
Delivered in 2009 Polarcus Nadia is an ultra-modern 12 streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel. Built to the ULSTEIN SX124 design and incorporating the innovative ULSTEIN X-BOW® hull, this vessel combines the latest developments in maritime systems with the most advanced seismic technology commercially available. The vessel is also amongst the most environmentally sound seismic vessels in the market with diesel-electric propulsion, high specification catalytic convertors, double hull, and advanced bilge water cleaning system. This vessel complies with the stringent DNV CLEAN DESIGN notation.
Offshore Energy Today Staff, December 13, 2011