Highlights of the Week
Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 11 – April 17).
The discovery was made during a survey of Loch Ness, led by Kongsberg Maritime Ltd and supported by The Loch Ness Project and VisitScotland.
Huisman, together with VARD, DOF Subsea and Technip celebrated the christening of a pipe lay support vessel (PLSV), Skandi Açu, the Dutch specialist in lifting, drilling, and subsea solutions informed through its social media on Monday.
The PLSV, equipped with Huisman’s 650mt flex-lay system and the 2,500mt and 1,500mt underdeck carousels, is designed for installation of umbilicals, flexible flowlines and risers in Brazil.
The structure is a stinger, a frame that will hang behind the “world’s largest” vessel the Pioneering Spirit. The stinger is used to lead the pipe to the bottom of the sea during the installation phase.
The Juniper project is bpTT’s first subsea field development, located 50 miles off the south east coast of Trinidad. The Juniper facility will take gas from the Corallita and Lantana fields located in water-depth of approximately 110 meters.
The EPCI contract (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) involves the installation of a gas pipeline between the coastlines of Albania and Italy, across the Adriatic Sea.