Types of Offshore Support Vessels – OSV:

  • Oil Spill Recovery Vessel (OSRV): vessels that support oil spill response activities with monitoring, detection, containment, recovery and storage equipment for the recovered oil.
  • ROV Support Vessel (RSV): vessels that support operations with Remote Operating Vehicles (ROVs) Embarcações de suporte a operações com veículos de operação remota (ROV – Remotely Operated Vehicle) with capacity for operation in water depths of up to 4,000 m.
  • Anchor Handling and Tug Supply (AHTS): high powered vessels that act as tug, handling anchors and transporting supplies.
  • Research Vessel (RV):  vessels equipped with systems for surveying oceanographic, geophysical, geochemical and geotechnical data.
  • Shallow Dive Support Vessel (SDSV):  vessels that support shallow diving activities for inspection and maintenance of submarine systems up to the depth of 50 meters.
  • Multi Purpose Support Vessel (MPSV):  vessels designed to perform services that range from logistical support, anchor movement, data collection and emergency response, to support for construction and maintenance projects for underwater installations.
  • Platform Supply Vessel (PSV):  vessels specialized in supporting maritime drilling and production units provide logistical support.
  • Line Handler (LH):  vessels that support during oil loading and off-loading from production and storage units (FPSO and FSO) to Shuttle Tanks, oil monobuoys.
  • Fast Support Vessel (FSV):  vessels specialized in the rapid transport of offshore professionals and supplies to and from offshore drilling and production units.
  • Boom Handler (RV): vessels that support OSRVs in handling adequate boom formations.