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English translation: vessel in the proximity that is capable of performing an emergency rescue of the main vessel

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English term or phrase:standby vessel
English translation:vessel in the proximity that is capable of performing an emergency rescue of the main vessel
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
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12:28 Feb 20, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: standby vessel
In the text below, what does "standby vessel" mean?

Since the inception of North Sea exploration, installations have required the cover of a safety standby vessel, referred to now as an Emergency Response Rescue Vessel (ERRV).

See http://www.offshore-shipbrokers.co.uk/services/chartering/sa...
Cristina Spohr
Brazil
Local time: 23:26
vessel in the proximity that is capable of performing an emergency rescue of the main vessel
Explanation:
This is done for safety reasons.

Mike :)
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Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 22:26
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4 +3vessel in the proximity that is capable of performing an emergency rescue of the main vessel
Michael Powers (PhD)


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
vessel in the proximity that is capable of performing an emergency rescue of the main vessel


Explanation:
This is done for safety reasons.

Mike :)

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 22:26
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trudy Peters
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Trudy - Mike :)

agree  William [Bill] Gray
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Bill - Mike :)

agree  Derek Gill Franßen
2 hrs
  -> Thank you, Derek
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