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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…

IE's SPS used on Solitaire repair

Jun 29, 2016

Allseas, the operator of the Solitaire pipelay vessel, recently decided to repair parts of the 550sq m tank top in hold #6 which had corroded. After a detailed assessment was carried out, Allseas opted for Intelligent Engineering’s (IE’s)…

Sea Trucks in Malikai flotel win

Jun 21, 2016

Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. awarded Sea Trucks Group a contract for the provision of flotel services for the Malikai deepwater development project in the South China Sea. Image of the Jascon 34, from Sea Trucks…

Saipem inks TAP EPCI gig

Apr 14, 2016

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline joint venture has awarded Saipem an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the offshore section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project. Image of the Castoro 10…

TRIYARDS newbuild wins OSJ award

Apr 07, 2016

The TRIYARDS Holdings built Lewek Constellation ice-class DP3 multi-lay vessel, was named Support Vessel of the Year at the 2016 Offshore Support Journal (OSJ) Awards. Only offshore support vessels (OSVs) deemed to have raised the bar…

Proof of concept

Apr 01, 2016

This year, Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit mega-vessel is finally due to set out into the seas to perform its first heavy lift. Elaine Maslin provides an update. Pioneering Spirit’s twin-hull mounted lifting beams…

Petrobras starts fourth PLSV off Brazil

Feb 19, 2016

Sapura Navegacao Maritima’s (SNM) fourth pipelaying support vessel (PLSV), the Sapura Jade started work with Petrobras on 14 February. The Sapura Diamante. Image from SapuraKencana. The Sapura…

Royal IHC launches Seven Cruzeiro

Jan 15, 2016

Royal IHC has successfully named and launched the 550-tonne top tension capacity pipelay vessel, Seven Cruzeiro, at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in south Holland. Seven Cruzeiro. Image courtesy IHC Merwede…

Bisso Marine acquires derrick/pipelay barge

Dec 23, 2015

Bisso Marine has announced its acquisition of the derrick/pipelay barge Global Iroquois. The 400ft x 100ft x 30ft laybarge has performed pipelay operations worldwide and will be renamed Bisso Iroquois. The central part of the barge’s…

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