Diving Support Vessel Caballo Maya

New Vessel Design: Diving Support Vessel “Caballo Maya” – A True Workhorse
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Image Caption: Diving Support Vessel Caballo Maya with Crane in resting position

Off the coasts of Central America in the Gulf of Mexico, the offshore diving support construction vessel Caballo Maya is considered a true workhorse, providing offshore support  offshore in the oilfield services market. GB Marine’s scope of work includes the complete design and engineering of the hull and superstructure, piping system design, crane structures and finite element analysis, intact and damage stability computations for compliance with ABS class requirements.

This new build vessel is diesel electric, capable of DP III, and is designed for operation in unrestricted waters. The vessel is equipped with one large 850 MT main crane, and one smaller 100 MT crane, anti-heeling and anti-rolling systems, a helideck, and is capable of carrying out heavy lift operations, and saturation diving activities.

The vessel also has ample recreation and accommodation space for a complement of 300 persons, a fully fitted gym and sauna, a hospital, mess room, recreation room, swimming pool, multiple offices and conference rooms, and 2 workshops available for the crew in support of vessel operations. 


General Specifications  
Designer : GB Marine
Vessel Type : Diving Support Vessel
Speed : 11 Knots
Positioning System : DP3
Principle Characteristics  
Length Overall : 141.10 m
Length Waterline : 129.50 m
Breadth Moulded :   28.00 m
Depth Moulded :     9.00 m
Draft :     5.00 m
Deadweight :    7241 MT
Complement :      300 Persons
Decks and Mission Equipment  
Deck Equipment Anchors : 2 x 7500 kg High Holding Power
Capstan 1 & 2 : 4 x 5m @ 15m min electro.
Crane 1 : 850 MT
Crane 2 : 100 MT
Systems : Anti Heeling and Anti Rolling Systems
Helideck : S61N ABS Approved