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Red Marine delivers load test system to Technip

Sep 15, 2015

Red Marine delivered a high capacity load test system, to Technip, for the periodic load testing of the pipelay system onboard the Skandi Africa, a newly built pipelay and construction vessel. The vessel has been specifically designed for…

Designs for the future

Sep 01, 2015

Jeannie Stell speaks with classification organizations ABS and DNV GL to discuss today’s trends in new pipelay vessels. Mike Sano Bigger is better, when the object of discussion is offshore pipelay vessels…

Pipelay market outlook

Sep 01, 2015

Audrey Leon spoke with Infield Systems’ analysts James Hall and Wei Liu to get the bigger picture. According to Infield Systems, the offshore pipeline installation market over the next 12 months will be challenging. Infield has revised…

Polarled crosses the Arctic Circle

Aug 21, 2015

On 21 August the Polarled gas pipeline crossed 66° and 33 minutes north of the equator becoming the first pipeline to take the Norwegian gas infrastructure across the Arctic Circle. This will open a new gas highway from the Norwegian Sea to Europe…

Subsea 7 on BP's West Nile Delta

Jul 30, 2015

Subsea 7 has won a contract worth about US$500 million from BP for the development of the Taurus and Libra subsea fields offshore Alexandria, Egypt.  The contract is the first phase of Egypt's West Nile Delta project where field development will be at depths of approximately 800m…

Collaboration wins at Jack/St. Malo

Jul 20, 2015

Chevron information technology teams from around the world put their stamp on Jack/St. Malo, providing the technical support that helped the major capital project achieve first oil in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico (GOM), reports the company…

Saipem gets official South Stream axe

Jul 09, 2015

Gazprom handed Eni subsidiary Saipem a termination notice for the South Stream pipeline project to transport gas via a pipeline in the Black Sea. Image of South Stream pipelay. Images from Gazprom…

Petrofac to install Alfa Laval products

Jun 23, 2015

Oil and gas industry service provider Petrofac has selected a range of Alfa Laval environmental products for the new Petrofac JSD6000. Alfa Laval PureDry, PureBilge and PureBallast will all be installed aboard this derrick lay vessel. “One…

Technip gets GoM subsea decommissioning, installation gig

Jun 10, 2015

Chevron awarded Technip a lump sum project for the decommissioning of the brownfield development and installation of new subsea equipment supporting a floating production system located in Mississippi Canyon, Gulf of Mexico, in a water depth of approximately 2000m…

Enerpac upgrades Pioneering Spirit’s lift system

Jun 10, 2015

Enerpac supplied the high pressure, hydraulic cylinder technology for the topsides lift system beams on the Allseas Pioneering Spirit vessel. The cylinders are an integral part of the vessel’s lift system, enabling the installation…

McDermott awards software contract to AGSL

Jun 08, 2015

Asset Guardian Solutions (AGSL) announced that it received a contract from McDermott Asia Pacific provide its Asset Guardian software management toolset to protect and manage the software installed on the process control systems that…

Ensuring the integrity of fatigue-sensitive SCRs

May 01, 2015

Denise Smiles, of Optical Metrology Services Ltd (OMS), discusses how to correct internal HiLo misalignment between butted pipes. OMS’ automatic pipe end dimensioning tool. Images from OMS. Deepwater…

EMAS makes waves in the Gulf

May 01, 2015

EPCIC contractor EMAS AMC is betting on the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, bringing not only its newbuild vessel the Lewek Constellation, but investing and upgrading a sprawling marine base in Ingleside, Texas. Audrey Leon reports. The…

Royal IHC launches Sapura Jade

Apr 20, 2015

Royal IHC named and launched the Sapura Jade pipelaying vessel in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. Image from Royal IHC. The naming…

Subsea 7 wins Petrobras Brazilian work

Apr 13, 2015

Petrobras awarded Subsea 7 a two-year US$200 million contract for continued use of its Seven Seas construction and flex-lay vessel for the installation of flexible lines. The contract work scope will be similar to that of other Subsea…

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