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Subsea7 Upgrades BWTS at Optimarin

Nov 27, 2018

An Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) installed on Seven Pacific, a Subsea7 vessel, in 2015 has been upgraded to meet the ballast water treatment system (BWTS) requirements of the United States Coast Guard (USCG).The Norway-based BWTS provider said…

TurkStream Gas Conduit Offshore Section Complete

Nov 19, 2018

The pipe-laying vessel  Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea.  The TurkStream pipeline will carry Russian gas across the Black Sea to Turkey.The…

DP Upgrade for Saipem 7000

Nov 19, 2018

One of the world's largest semi-submersible crane and pipelaying vessels has arrived in the Netherlands for an extensive six-month upgrade.The Saipem 7000 is in Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) for a dynamic positioning system overhaul to meet…

Timas Suplindo Charters Telford Construction Vessel

Nov 05, 2018

Dubai-headquartered offshore services provider Telford Offshore said it has been awarded a charter party from Indonesian contractor Timas Suplindo for its DP3 multipurpose accommodation and offshore construction vessel Telford 25.The three-month contract…

Saipem nets Zohr order

Jul 27, 2017

Saipem and Petrobel have finalized offshore contract variations worth US$900 million for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) activities in relation to the “Optimised Ramp Up” phase of the “supergiant” Zohr field development project offshore Egypt…

TurkStream construction begins

May 08, 2017

Russia's Gazprom began construction of the TurkStream pipeline’s offshore section. The Allseas Group, contractor for both strings of the gas pipeline's offshore section, started laying the pipes using the Audacia vessel. Construction…

Skandi Búzios PLSV starts Petrobras charter

Apr 19, 2017

TechnipFMC and DOF Subsea's jointly owned Skandi Búzios pipelay support vessel (PLSV) has started its 8-year charter with Petrobras. Skandi Búzios is the sistership of the Skandi Açu, which started its charter contract almost exactly a year ago…

Nord Stream 2, Allseas ink pipelay deal

Apr 12, 2017

Nord Stream 2 finalized a deal with Allseas for the offshore pipelay of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline though the Baltic Sea last week, as the Gazprom-led company moves to begin the environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure in Russia for the project…

McDermott acquires Amazon newbuild

Feb 21, 2017

McDermott International acquired the newly built pipelay and construction vessel Amazon designed for its ultra deepwater and SURF projects. Image of the Amazon, from McDermott. McDermott…

Skandi Vitoria gets Petrobras contract

Jan 16, 2017

Petrobras has awarded the Brazilian built pipelay support vessel, Skandi Vitória, a contract of 532 days. The contract will commence in January.  The vessel is owned through a joint venture together with Technip.  Skandi Vitória is the first pipelay vessel built in Brazil…

Slow and steady wins the race

Jan 01, 2017

Hess is dedicated to bringing its Stampede project online on-time and on-budget, with safety being the key to success. Jerry Lee dives into the finer details of the project, slated for 2018. In September 2016…

Allseas inks Nord Stream 2 pipelay

Dec 09, 2016

Allseas and Nord Stream 2 signed a letter of intent (LOI) covering the offshore pipelay work for the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline through the Baltic Sea, marking the second major pipelay project that the Dutch heavy weight has entered this week…

SapuraKencana delivers Sapura Rubi to Petrobras

Aug 18, 2016

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad has delivered its sixth and final pipelay vessel (PLV), the Sapura Rubi on schedule to Petróleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras) and the vessel started work in Brazil on 14 August 2016. Image of the Sapura Diamante…

TechDof starts Petrobras work with Skandi Açu

Aug 16, 2016

Technip and DOF Subsea’s 50:50 joint venture TechDof Brasil has taken final delivery of the pipe-lay support vessel (PLSV) Skandi Açu, and started its eight-year charter contract with Petrobras on 13 August. Skandi Açu…

Sea Trucks bags PIAM pipelay gig

Jul 05, 2016

Enap Sipetrol Argentina has awarded Sea Trucks a contract for a pipelay construction project for the PIAM Project in the Magallanes Field, offshore Argentina. The scope of work covers engineering, project management and installation of three pipelines of various sizes ranging from 6-14in…

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