Seismic explorer SeaBird Exploration has secured work for its Northern Explorer vessel.
According to the company, the 76 meters long vessel has been hired for work in the greater Caribbean area. It will leave the TGS Gigante survey in Mexico in January 2016 for an estimated six to eight weeks.
Phase one of the survey forms part of a larger survey which was announced December 12, 2014. The survey will cover a minimum of 4,000 km and up to 45,000 km. According to information found on Seabirds website, dated December 12, 2014, the deal could be valued around $11 million.
The company did not disclose the name of the client for the Caribbean survey.