Mermaid Asiana is a purpose-built DP2 DSV with diesel-electric propulsion, was delivered in February 2010, and is fully compliant with IMO Code for Special Purpose Ships. The vessel features a fully built-in and classed 12-man single bell saturation diving system rated to 300m water depth, including a selfpropelled hyperbaric lifeboat. Dive gas storage cylinder are located below main deck level, leaving all back deck space for project equipment. A 100T active heave-compensated knuckle-boom crane enables Mermaid Asiana to perform light construction operations.
Mermaid Asiana is equipped with substantial office specie, survey room, hospital and gymnasium. Accommodation comprises 100 berths, and all cabins have ensuite bathrooms.