McDermott’s DLV 2000 Gears Up for Ichthys Subsea Work

McDermott’s Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 has left Port of Broome on Sunday to carry out subsea installation work on the Ichthys LNG project, located 220 kilometers offshore Western Australia.

McDermott secured work on Ichthys for its 184-meter-long vessel in February this year.

The scope of work includes lifting several subsea distribution units that will provide the hydraulic, chemical and electrical distribution from the umbilicals to the subsea drill centers.

In addition, the DVL 2000 will install subsea spools and lay infield umbilicals for the project.

This project represents the first assignment for the McDermott’s DVL 2000, a DP3 vessel equipped with a 2,200-ton revolving crane, a deepwater S-lay pipelay system configured to install pipelines with diameters ranging from 4.5 to 60 inches in water depths up to 3050 meters, and accommodation of up to 400 personnel.