Offshore Pipelay Vessel News


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…

Nord Stream 2 Pipe Ends Link Underway

Aug 13, 2019

The Saipem pipelay vessel Castoro 10 (C10) is currently on location offshore Rügen, Germany to tie together the two ends of a Nord Stream 2 pipe string laid last year on the seabed.The two sections will be connected above water with a weld seam…

Saipem to Establish US Spool-base

Aug 05, 2019

Saipem announced on Monday it will establish a 'highly specialized' spool-base on Greenwood Island, Pascagoula, Miss. designed to provide support for vessels performing pipelay activities for offshore oil and gas development projects in the Gulf of Mexico…

MDL Wins Equatorial Guinea Pipelay Work

Jul 31, 2019

Maritime Developments (MDL), a provider of back-deck equipment for the subsea sector of oil and gas industry, has been awarded a contract to supply a complete pipelay spread and personnel for a flexible installation offshore Equatorial Guinea…

Deep Blue Heads for Brazil

Jul 24, 2019

TechnipFMC’s flagship deepwater pipelay and construction vessel is embarking on a large-scale subsea project laying pipeline on the Equinor-operated Peregrino Phase 2 Project in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.According to TechnipFMC, Deep…

ASCO Ships Lay Cable for Absheron Gas

Jul 19, 2019

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO), the largest and oldest shipping company on the Caspian sea, informed that works on laying pipes in the Absheron gas condensate field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea are under way.“Aura”…

Wärtsilä to Optimize PLSVs of Sapura Brasil

Jul 08, 2019

Subsea services specialist Sapura Brazil has signed a five-year optimized maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä.As per the agreement the the Finnish tech major will support Sapura’s fleet of six pipe-laying support vessels' (PLSV) operational…

McDermott Wraps Up Reliance Campaign

Jul 02, 2019

McDermott International said it was able to mitigate impact of two cyclones en route to completing the first of two offshore campaigns for Reliance Industries Ltd. KG-D6 R-Cluster subsea field development, in the Krishna Godavari Basin, located off the East Coast of India…

DOF Scores Brazil Contracts

May 22, 2019

The DOF Group announced on Wednesday it has been awarded several contracts for its fleet in Brazil commencing during the next months.Norskan Offshore has been awarded a contract from Total in Brazil for the anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Skandi Rio…

Solitaire on Nord Stream 2 Job in Russia

May 02, 2019

Allseas-owned pipelay vessel Solitaire has started laying the first line of the Nord Stream 2 twin gas pipeline in Russian waters.Solitaire will spend about a month constructing one of the two  approximately 100-kilometres-long sections in the Russian territorial sea…

1000 Km of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Laid

Apr 15, 2019

1000 km of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has now been laid in the Baltic Sea in Finnish, Swedish and German waters.Two Allseas pipelay vessels - Pioneering Spirit and Solitaire - are currently installing the pipeline in Swedish waters.Some twenty…

Telford Wins Protexa EPCI Contracts

Mar 27, 2019

International offshore services provider Telford Offshore has been awarded multiple pipelaying and construction services contracts by Mexican company Protexa, which is chartering three of its DP3 multi-purpose vessels for a combined period of approximately 400 days…

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