LTE Upgrades For 3rd Largest Vessel In The World
With its state-of-the-art J-lay tower, upgraded dynamic positioning capability and fast ballasting system, the Saipem 7000 semi submersible crane is the world’s third largest semi-submersible crane vessel and has the capacity to handle the entire workload of offshore construction developments worldwide, encompassing pipe laying in water depths greater than 2,000 meters and heavy lift operations up to 14,000 tonnes. The Saipem 7000’s Class 3 DP system of 12 thrusters ensures that the vessel maintains good station keeping in the most difficult of weather conditions. In support of its underwater works, the Saipem 7000 operates two state of- the-art Innovator type of working ROV’s, which are an essential part of the vessel’s equipment that complement and integrate surface and subsea operations of the Saipem 7000. Axxess Marine were pleased to provide hardware to assist with their LTE upgrade requirements, including AX200 Duo antennas ensuring optimized cellular services.