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OE13: Lewek Centurion starts work

Sep 04, 2013

Emas AMC’s newly converted S-lay deepwater pipelay vessel Lewek Centurion has just completed its first contract since its conversion, laying pipe for Wintershall in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The vessel was acquired from Helix Energy Solutions in July…

Wartsila wins Brazilian pipelay vessel supply deal

Aug 28, 2013

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply propulsion solutions for six new offshore pipe laying vessels being built by IHC Merwede. Three of the ships are to be built for Subsea 7. The other three vessels have been ordered by Seabras Sapura…

Subsea 7 post record backlog

Aug 14, 2013

Subsea 7 has posted a record backlog of US$10.4 billion for Q2 2013, with tendering continuing to be high into Q3. But profits were hit by a US$300 million loss provision on the Guará-Lula NE project, offshore Brazil. Jean Cahuzac…

Huisman wins 10 pipelay orders

Aug 13, 2013

Lifting, drilling and subsea solutions specialist Huisman has secured new contracts for10 pipelay systems, with various major offshore pipelay contractors. The new contracts include: three 550mt tiltable lay systems (TLS) and one 325mt vertical lay system (VLS) for Subsea 7…

DOF/Technip win Brazil pipelay contracts

Aug 12, 2013

A joint venture between DOF Subsea and Technip has been awarded contracts to build and operate four new pipelay support vessels (PLSV) for Brazil's Petrobras. Two of the PLSVs will have a 300-ton laying tension capacity and will be fabricated in Brazil…

Ceona to build MSV Ceona Amazon

Jul 11, 2013

Ceona has finalized its agreement with Lloyd Werft for the construction of a new high-capacity vessel, Ceona Amazon, at a signing ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany. Members of the Ceona management team, led by CEO Steve Preston and Chairman John Smith…

Bumi Armada wins EPIC contract

Jul 08, 2013

Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services company, Bumi Armada Berhad announced that its wholly-owned Russian subsidiary, Bumi Armada Caspian LLC signed a supplementary agreement worth RM567.6 million (US$178.5 million) with OOO LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft for EPIC (engineering…

US$1.6bn of pipelay support contracts for Subsea 7

Jul 08, 2013

Subsea 7 is to build and operate three flexible pipe-lay support vessels (PLSV) for Petrobras under three five-year contracts worth about US$1.6 billion. The contracts include project management, engineering and installation of flowlines…

Five-year pipelay charter for Subsea 7

Jul 02, 2013

Subsea 7 has been awarded a US450million contract by Petrobras for the use of the Seven Pheonix pipelay vessel for five years. The vessel has operated for Petrobras for several years and is currently under contract with the Brazilian oeprator…

Helix completes Caesar sale

Jun 18, 2013

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. closed the sale of its pipelay vessel, the Caesar, to Trevaskis Ltd. Cash proceeds of approximately US$108 million of the total selling price of approximately $138 million were received at closing; the company…

ABB to power pipelay vessel

May 30, 2013

ABB has been picked to supply the power and propulsion systems for a new deepwater pipelay vessel. The vessel, tentatively named Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 (DLV2000), will be constructed at Keppel Singmarine in Singapore and delivered in 2015 to Hydro Marine Services…

Reeled pipelay vessel for ultra‐deepwater field developments

May 22, 2013

Reeled pipelay has normally been used in fully developed and matured offshore oil and gas field areas with close proximity to onshore support, onshore logistics, and with short offshore transit distance to onshore spoolbases for loading the pipeline stalks onto the reel…

Van Oord commissions Stingray, new shallow-water pipelay vessel

May 22, 2013

International contractor Van Oord is in the final stages of commissioning its first shallow-water pipelay vessel, Stingray, at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. Meg Chesshyre spoke with Maurice de Kok, Van Oord Offshore’s area manager for offshore pipeline installation…

Saipem wins $500m Latin America work

Apr 22, 2013

Saipem has been awarded new E&C Offshore contracts in Latin America with a total value of approximately $500 million. In Venezuela, Saipem signed with Cardon IV, a 50/50 joint-venture between Eni and Repsol, T&I contracts for the development of the Perla EP Project…

Subsea 7 to operate vessel for Petrobras

Apr 09, 2013

Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract worth in excess of U$350 million from Petrobras. The contract is for the operation of the pipelay support vessel (PLSV) Kommandor 3000 on a day-rate basis for five years. Kommander 3000…

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