Harrier Explorer

2D Long Offset / Source Vessel

M/V Harrier Explorer joined the fleet after being converted to a 2D and Source vessel in Netherlands in 2007. The vessel is designed for worldwide operation.

Marine and Seismic specifications below describe the general characteristics for the vessel.

Vessel Specifications

Type2D / Source
Year Built1979
Rebuilt2007
Length Overall81.0 m
Beam18.3 m
Mean Draft5.6 m
Transit Speed10.5 knots
Accommodation / Hospital47 / 1

Acquisition System

StreamerION Solid 2Hz Digistreamer
Phone TypeTeledyne T-2BX
Recording SystemION Digistreamer IAS, 2000ch
Real-Time QCION Digistreamer IAS
Max Streamer Length1 x 12000 m

Navigation & Positioning

INSSeaProNav
Vessel PositioningDual Fugro Starfix G2/XP2
Source PositioningSeaMap BuoyLink
Streamer PositioningSeaMap BuoyLink, ION 5011 Digibird
Echo SounderKongsberg EA600, 38 kHz & 200 kHz depth range 2 000m

Energy Source

Source ControllerSeamap Gunlink 2000
Source ElementsBolt 1900 LLXT
Sub Arrays6 (Single/Dual Source)
VolumeUp to 8000 cu.in.
Operating Pressure2000 psi

QC Quality Control

Navigation QCFGPS Seispos/P1 Tools
QC Seismic ProcessingGNS Globe Claritas
Project ReportingMultiSeis Project Manager