Offshore Pipelay Vessel News - page 4


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…

Statoil picks three for Johan Sverdrup pipelines

Dec 09, 2015

Statoil has, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partners, awarded contracts for the linepipe, coating and pipe installation of the Johan Sverdrup export pipelines. The total contract value is estimated at slightly less than US$288 million (NOK 2…

Lewek Constellation completes inaugural reel lay projects

Sep 29, 2015

Ezra Holdings Ltd., announced its Subsea Services division EMAS AMC has successfully completed the first two of three Noble Energy-operated subsea tieback projects in the US Gulf of Mexico.   Image…

Polarled in place, well under budget

Sep 29, 2015

The last pipe in Statoil’s Polarled pipeline has been laid this week in the Norwegian Sea, with the project coming in at 32% under budget. The pipeline was laid by the world's largest pipelaying vessel: Solitaire from Allseas…

UTEC completes Cook Inlet installation

Sep 28, 2015

UTEC provided a positioning solution for the installation of a monopod liquid natural gas platform and 30km 10in LNG pipeline for a major operation located in Alaska’s Cook Inlet.  A total of 24 field personnel were mobilized and engaged…

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…

Current News

Regulator Lays Charges Over 2018 Canada Oil Spill

Regulator Lays Charges Over 2018 Canada Oil Spill

Philippines Defends Malampaya Gas Deal with Duterte's Ally after Graft Complaint

Philippines Defends Malampaya Gas Deal with Duterte's Ally after Graft Complaint

Factbox: UK's Key Pledges in Net Zero Plan

Factbox: UK's Key Pledges in Net Zero Plan

UK Sets Out Net Zero Strategy. Plans to Install 40 GW Offshore Wind Power by 2030

UK Sets Out Net Zero Strategy. Plans to Install 40 GW Offshore Wind Power by 2030

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine