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Heerema Wins Taiwan Offshore Wind Contract

Jul 22, 2019

The Netherlands based offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors said it has been awarded a contract to support the construction of an offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. Assigned by the Taiwan branch of Jan de Nul, Heerema will take on…

Bigger, Bolder, Heavier

Jun 17, 2019

Europe’s offshore wind market is growing faster than anyone expected – not least in terms of the components being installed. Could this mean a challenge for the existing installation fleet?While offshore wind is seen by many as a maturing market in Europe…

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…

Oceaneering to kit out Heerema Marine Contractor vessels

Jul 13, 2016

Oceaneering has entered into a master service agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors through to December 2020. Under the agreement, Oceaneering will provide up to 10 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems with associated subsea tooling…

Kenz wins Heerema Aegir work

Jun 15, 2016

Kenz Cranes have been awarded with a contract for the design and production of two knuckle boom cranes for Heerema Marine Contractors, which will replace the current knuckle boom cranes on the deepwater construction vessel Aegir. Kenz…

Petrofac cancels JSD 6000 build contract

Oct 09, 2015

London-listed oil and gas industry service provider Petrofac is facing legal action from a Chinese yard after terminating a construction contract for its newbuild JSD 6000 deepwater multi-purpose offshore vessel. Petrofac says the termination…

Two for one

Aug 01, 2015

When developing the Lucius and Heidelberg fields in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Anadarko Petroleum opted for a “design one, build two” strategy. Audrey Leon reports on how the Lucius field, which began production in January, came to be…

Envy of the (Norse) gods

Jul 01, 2015

Heerema Marine Contractor’s new semisubmersible crane vessel is set to make waves. Elaine Maslin reports. An illustration of the new NSCV.  Photos from Heerema Marine Contractors. Norse gods do not come along that often…

Mooring work begins at Ichthys

May 12, 2015

Mooring installation has gun at Inpex's Ichthys field in Australia's Browse Basin, the company announced on 8 May 2015. The first of 49 foundation piles was safely deployed and driven into the seabed on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, in 250m water depth…

Aegir’s first project

Feb 04, 2015

Heerema Marine Contractor’s new multi-purpose construction vessel Aegir completed its first job in the Gulf of Mexico. Meg Chesshyre reports. Aegir. Images from Heerema Marine Contractors.    The…

McDermott completes Ichthys installation

Nov 12, 2014

McDermott International delivered its 7,200-ton riser support structure (RSS) tower for the Ichthys project in the Browse basin, about 124mi off Western Australia. Engineered in Singapore and fabricated on Batam Island, Indonesia, the RSS tower is more than 328ft tall…

Ichthys LNG gets RSS tower

Nov 06, 2014

The Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project is moving forward with the installation of a 6500-tonne riser support structure (RSS) tower at the Ichthys Field, marking the beginning of the project’s major installation campaign. The Ichthys LNG project RSS…

Kongsberg Maritime to supply simulator

Jul 09, 2014

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) announced it has selected Kongsberg Maritime’s K-Sim Offshore simulation platform to enhance crane operator training and the safe, efficient implementation of heavy lift operations. The contract was signed on 21 May…

OTC14: Day one roundup

May 06, 2014

Monday morning's 'New Deepwater Construction Equipment Update' highlighted multiple vessels that can be used for operational assistance. Saipem discussed the merits of theCasterone DP pipelay vessel, which has a stinger that is designed against 1500Te pipe pull…

Heerema planning new heavy lifter

Mar 20, 2014

Heerema Marine Contractors is planning a new semisubmersible crane vessel (NSCV), which, according to crane supplier Huisman, will have the world's largest cranes on board. At 214m-long and 97.5m-wide, the NSCV will become the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel…

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