Wave Handler 800 Class
Hose Handling & Mooring Line Deployment Craft
LOA 9.2m Beam 4.0m Disp't 7t
Speed 14kts Bollard Pull 1.75t
Main Machinery 2 x Volvo Penta D4 260bhp,
2 x Hamilton 274 water jets
These two Wave Handler 800 class are part of a three boat package providing in field support on an oil field off the west coast of Africa. They are davit launched from the FPSO and their primary role is in line and hose handling duties and personnel transfer although they are also outfitted for dive support operations. The boats small wheelhouse forward with folding seating for four passengers and a bow access arrangement for personnel transfers. The aft deck is fitted with a working platform at the stern to facilitate hose/line handling with an hydraulic capstan built into a plinth on the deck and a towing eye with quick release hook. They dive bottle racks below decks and umbilical storage as well as a dive panel built into the aft of the wheelhouse making them exceptionally flexible vessels.