Seismic Survey Vessel 3D model
Seismic ships are solely used for the purpose of seismic survey in the high seas and oceans, a seismic vessel is used for the purpose of pinpointing and locating the best possible area for oil drilling in the middle of the sea.
Large cable and umbilical spreads are towed behind the vessel and seismic guns send powerful signals through the layers of water and rock beneath, the reflected signals are gathered by the towed array enabling a data model of the seabed layers to be generated back on board, these are interpreted by specialist personnel on the vessel and are critical in the decision process mentioned above.
Companies engaged in the oil drilling process make use of such vessels to find the best possible subsea areas to drill. Another major reason such seismic vessels are so important is that if prospectors don’t find the best subsea location to drill, then it could lead to dangerous and threatening consequences for the marine eco-system. The usage of the seismic vessel helps prevent such inadvertent mistakes.
This model represents a state of the art survey vessel, it's unique triangular shape, methods of quiet propulsion and a large stern area for assembling the towed arrays are all trademarked features of these ships.
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