His Mount Vema Majesty’s Ship ‘HMVMS Mount Vema’ will be ready by the end of the month and will be the first vessel to arrive to start works over Vema Seamount. The ‘HMVMS Mount Vema, is the sovereign’s ship equipped with everything needed to build the island.
The vessel is more like a "Green Yacht" with a minimal environmental footprint. An Explorer and Support Vessel designed for support operations, with reinforced hull, stabilizers, excellent seaworthiness and comfort at sea + a cruising speed exceeding 20 kts.
The vessel which is fully owned by the Vema Seamount Authority, is very reliable and comes with a fitness/spa area, entertainment area, swimming pool, and accommodation for up to 36 guests, and 100 crew members.
The ‘HMVMS Mount Vema’ has an extensive main deck area and large spaces for storage of tenders, exploration equipment, offshore construction support equipment, survey, research, large freezers which can be used when deep sea fishing, landing and storing of helicopter facility with heli-garage, including submarine storage, and dive center.
It comes with a yacht-quality accommodation, a hospital, and desalination capability, making it capable to assist and supply any vessels with extensive storage for provisions which enables it to stay at sea for up to 2 years without the need to refuel. The vessel can also process and recycle its own waste, generate electric power and can maintain contact with land-based operations anywhere with its state-of-the-art communications system.