Polar Marquis Conducts Black Sea Survey Using Record Configuration
Dolphin Geophysical’s Polar Marquis is currently successfully towing a record 14 streamer configuration of 14 x 100m x 6000m in the Black Sea – one of only 3 surveys ever conducted at this configuration.
The Polar Marquis boasts a powerful 220+ tons of bollard pull and is able to achieve a 5 knots acquisition speed on this record large configuration , using only 70 percent of the available propulsion.
The newest addition to the fleet ensures Dolphin can offer a lower square Km rate to the market and reduce exploration times, thus delivering a powerful, cost efficient solution to our clients.
During Q2 of 2015 Dolphin will be taking delivering of the Polar Empress, a 22 streamer, purpose-built, high capacity, 3D vessel boasting over 300 tons of bollard pull. The vessel will add to Dolphin’s already impressive fleet and position the company to meet the demands of todays deepwater frontier exploration needs.
Press Release, July 07, 2014