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43m DSV Available for Charter.

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Description:43m DSV
Date Launched:1979
Length:43.9m (141ft)
Beam:9.5m (31ft)
Draft:3.2m (10ft)
Displacement:991 tons
Broker:Geoff Fraser
Price:Available for charter, long or short term.

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MV Ocean Recovery is a 43-metre dive support vessel, with berths for 28 people and (gross tonnage of 498 tons.  She has a beam of 9.2 meters, a draft of 3.2m and cruising speed of 8 knots. She has an afterdeck cargo capacity of 150 tons. 
She has a recompression chamber, dive bell and a surface air system to supply divers to 30m. The crane can lift 15 tonnes alongside, and 5 tonnes fully extended.  A four-point anchoring system enables her to hold precise position when moored.  She is SOLAS compliant.  Twin Caterpillar engines are rated at 455kw each.
Built in the UK in 1979  as a North Sea oil rig support vessel, HMNZS Manawanui served with distinction in the New Zealand Navy.
In July 2018 it was acquired and sailed her to her new home port of Newcastle, Australia. 
In early 2019, the vessel was officially renamed MV Ocean Recovery. 
Displacement: 991 tons
Gross tonnage : 498 tons
Built 1979, UK
Cook Islands registered
Length: 43.9m (141 ft) excluding anchors
Beam: 9.5m (31 ft)
Draught: 3.2m (10 ft)
Air draught: 21m
Speed: 10 knots, cruise 8 knots
Range: 5,000 nautical miles
Propulsion: 2 x Caterpillar marine diesel engines (565 Hp or 450kW each)
Two variable pitch propellers
Bow thruster
Tender: 5.8m Rigid Hull Inflatable with 135 hp outboard,  and capacity for more RHIBs
Accommodation: 27 berths
Large working weather-deck (7m x 10 m) can accommodate several containers.
Main deck crane can lower 15 tons alongside (50m depth), or 5 tons at full 13m extension (150m depth), 
HIAB 200 sea crane on aft (2500kg at 15m full extension)
A-Frame on port side for dive bell, or other uses (150m of cable, 4.5 tons)
Diving-Support Systems
- Re-compression chamber
- Can fill 5 dive tanks at the same time (200 & 300 bar)
- Wet diving bell (to 150m depth) with audio comms
-Surface supplied breathing air to 50m
- Underwater welding and hydraulic tools
A well-equipped workshop (lathe etc)
Considerable coolroom capacity
Fuel capacity 142 tons
Fresh water tanks 160 tons,  and water maker
Navigation Equipment
Marconi HF.
Cell and Satellite Phones.
Weather Fax receiver.
Gyro Compass.
Magnetic Compass.
Depth Sounder.
Furuno GPS.
Bridgemaster, including X-Band radars

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IMPORTANT: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct their agents, or their surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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