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Royal IHC Hands Over Converted Amazon J-Lay Vessel to McDermott

Sep 12, 2022

Dutch maritime equipment and technology firm Royal IHC has handed over the converted J-lay vessel Amazon to McDermott International.Royal IHC said: 'For this project, Royal IHC has converted Amazon into the modern and state-of-the-art J-lay vessel it is today. The patented system, with dynamic top tension capacity of 1.500 tonnes, can handle a variety of pipes, including normal flowlines, export lines…

Allseas Wins North American Pipelay Project

Sep 22, 2022

Allseas has been awarded a substantial construction contract by TC Energy for a major offshore pipeline delivering natural gas to southeast Mexico.The firm's pipelay vessels, Pioneering Spirit, Hidden Gem and Solitaire, will install the 36-inch pipeline…

Pipe Laying for Nord Stream 2 Restarts in Danish Waters

Feb 07, 2021

The consortium behind the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline has resumed laying pipes in the waters of Denmark, it said on Saturday, despite mounting pressure on the project from Washington.Construction of the link, which would double…

Germany 'Regrets' U.S. Plan to Sanction Vessel Linked to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 19, 2021

The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, the German Economy Ministry said on Monday…

US Plans to Sanction Russian Vessel Involved in Nord Stream 2

Jan 18, 2021

The United States has told European allies it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship, 'Fortuna', involved in construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday…

Fortuna Pipelayer Leaves Nord Stream 2 German Site, Indicating Project Progress

Dec 28, 2020

The Russian pipe-laying vessel Fortuna has left the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline construction site in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday, indicating that the 2.6-km stretch of the project in German waters may have been completed…

Second Russian Pipe-layer Moves to Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Site

Dec 11, 2020

A Russian pipe-laying vessel, Fortuna, has arrived at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Friday, with work on the project set to resume.There are also several procurement vessels near the site…

Russian Pipe-laying Vessel Stops near Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Site

Dec 07, 2020

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy stopped on Saturday near the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Saturday.The consortium led by Gazprom building the 1,230 kilometers…

VIDEO: Subsea 7 Expands Fleet with Newbuild Reel-lay Vessel Skandi Vega

Nov 12, 2020

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 has expanded its fleet with newbuild reel-lay vessel Seven Vega.Built by Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC, the Seven Vega is 149 meters long, with a breadth of 33 meters, and a Class 3 dynamic positioning system…

Russian Pipe-laying Vessel Moors at Nord Stream 2 Hub in Germany

May 18, 2020

A Russian pipe-laying vessel Academic Cherskiy which Moscow can use to finish laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas project, has moored near the German logistics hub in Mukran, Refinitiv Eikon tracking data showed on Monday.Led by the state gas company Gazprom…

Saipem Crew in Isolation after COVID-19 Case on Pipelaying Vessel

Apr 14, 2020

Several crewmembers aboard Saipem's offshore vessel FDS in a port in the Netherlands have been placed in isolation after a confirmed COVID-19 case aboard.As reported by Saipem last Friday, one crewmember on the pipelayer was disembarked and transferred to isolation after he was confirmed positive…

Saipem Charters Norce Endeavour

Dec 23, 2019

Saipem Portugal Commercio Maritimo Limitada, the Portuguese subsidiary of the Italian oilfield services provider Saipem, has signed a deal with Solstad Offshore to hire DLB Norce Endeavour lay pipe barge, with an option to buy.Under the agreement…

Subsea 7 Wins Chevron Gulf of Mexico Work

Dec 20, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 on Friday announced it has secured a contract from Chevron for the subsea installation services at the St. Malo field, located in the Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico.Subsea 7’s scope of work includes project management…

TechnipFMC Sells Subsea Vessel

Nov 12, 2019

UK-based player in subsea, onshore/offshore and surface projects TechnipFMC has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to sell the Global 1201 S-lay and heavy-lift and pipelay vessel in an effort to optimize the profile and size of its subsea fleet…

2nd Stage Of Pipe Laying in Absheron Field Over

Sep 10, 2019

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CSJC (ASCO) announced that its vessels - Suleiman Vazirov and Yarenga - have completed the second stage of pipe laying work in the Absheron gas and condensate field located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea…

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