VIDEO: Saipem Extends Contract for CSV ‘Normand Cutter’ (Norway)

Saipem Extends Contract for CSV 'Normand Cutter'

Saipem Ltd has declared their option to extend the contract for the construction vessel (CSV) “Normand Cutter” with 1 year from May 2013.

M/S “Normand Cutter”, designed by Vik & Sandvik AS AS, is equipped and fitted for:

  • Handling any type of underwater telecommunication cable (dia 14 – 150 mm)
  • Handling repeaters up to 380 mm diameter Stacking up to 200 repeaters
  • Operation in both shallow and deep water
  • Stern working Range 6000 n.m. at service speed
  • Continuous operation at sea for 40 days

“Normand Cutter” is built with a flexible, redundant and powerful diesel-electric propulsion and machinery package. Furthermore, it has a hull integrated helicopter landing platform with a 300 MT crane, flexible pipe and umbilical deepwater installation capability.

The following video brings a glimpse of “Normand Cutter” on the high seas, heading for one of her daily tasks:

Saipem, is an international turnkey contractor in the oil & gas industry, providing engineering, procurement, project management and construction services with distinctive capabilities in the design and the execution of large-scale offshore and onshore projects, and technological competencies such as gas monetization and heavy oil exploitation.

Solstad, March 22, 2013