Highlights of the Week

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (July 27– August 02).

1DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has reached an agreement with Subsea 7 for the chartering of the vessels Skandi Acergy, Skandi Seven and Skandi Skansen.

Subsea 7 has committed to a 3-year firm period for the vessel Skandi Acergy, starting in direct continuation of the current firm period.

The vessel is then firmly contracted until August 2019.

2Technip has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning contract by PETRONAS Carigali.

The contract is for the tie-in of PETRONAS first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (PFLNG1) facility to KAKG-A platform in Kanowit field.

The Kanowit field is located 200 kilometers offshore Bintulu, East Malaysia, at a water depth of  approximately 80 meters.

3Subsea 7’s Seven Rio left the Huisman Schiedam quayside for her sea trials, after the installation of a 550mt Pipelay Tower.

The company informed through their social media that the vessel will return to Huisman Schiedam in early August for the finalization of the Huisman scope of work.

In November last year, IHC successfully launched the pipelaying vessel at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.

4Aker Solutions in Brazil delivered the first Christmas Tree for Petrobras’ FA 2011 60 XMT project before the contract deadline, the company informed through social media.

The Christmas Tree will operate in the pre-salt area of the Lula field, in the Santos Basin, at a water depth of approximately 2,000 meters.

The Lula field is located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

5Subsea 7 announced the award of a contract with a value of approximately USD 500 million by BP, and partner DEA, 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 800 metres.