DP III - Trenching Support Vessel
The Athena is a MarinTeknikk® MT6024 design DP-3 Trenching Support Vessel built for worldwide subsea operations, specially outfitted for supporting a variety of subsea trenching vehicles. She is also well equipped for cable laying and repairs as well as for diving, ROV, Survey, and IMR work.
She features a unique twin-deck arrangement, a 150T AHC A&R winch, a 275T offshore & subsea crane, a set of Anchor Handling and Towing winches, an integrated Saturated Diving System, a Surface Diving System, and a Helideck.
The vessel has been built in Singapore in 2013, to the requirements of DnV Comfort Class (V-3), and is certified under the Special Purpose Ships Safety Code (SPS Code 2008) for up to 100 persons onboard.
She holds an extensive track record, on a variety of diverse subsea construction projects and she is well known in the market as a reliable and robust unit, capable of handling harsh environmental conditions.
The Athena (ə-thēʹnə / in Greek: Ἀθηνᾶ ) is named after the ancient Greek Goddess of the same name, who was associated with wisdom, handicraft and warfare. Athena was regarded as the patron and protectress of various cities across Greece, particularly the city of Athens, the current capital of the Hellenic Republic.