Combinatie Croon Bakker Secures Order for Subsea 7’s Pipe Laying Vessels

Combinatie Croon Bakker (CCB), a Croon Elektrotechniek and Bakker Sliedrecht joint venture, secured an order from Subsea 7 for delivery of the complete electrical installations, propulsion and automation for three new Pipe Laying Vessels.

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The vessels will be built at the IHC Merwede Shipyards in Krimpen aan de IJssel and Kinderdijk and will be identical to the IHC Merwede type 30 design of the Seven Waves.

The Pipe Laying Vessels will have a capacity to transport, lay and install flexible pipes and systems up to a depth of 3000 metres.

They will be equipped with a DP2 system (Dynamic Positioning) and will have a length of 146 metres and a beam of 30 metres.

Croon and Bakker Sliedrecht are responsible for the supply of energy generation, distribution, electric drives, automation including DP2, cabling including the High Voltage installation (total 22 MW) and more.

Subsea World News Staff, February 12, 2014; Image: Subsea 7


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