Top News of the Week of Dec 30, 2013 – Jan 05, 2014

1. VARD to Design and Construct Diving Support Vessel for Harkand

Vard Holdings Limited announced that it has secured a contract with a new customer, Harkand Group, for the design and construction of one Diving Support and Construction Vessel.

2. Offshore Wind Developers Search for ‘Jones Act’ Solution (USA)

As American offshore wind industry readies to start building large projects, developers are searching for a way around the so called “Jones Act” from 1920.

3. Odfjell’s Rig Sinks at Korean Yard

On 28 December 2013, the semisubmersible “Deepsea Aberdeen”, currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea, experienced water ingress on pontoon while moored at the yard’s quay.

4. Laying of Malta-Siciliy Interconnector Starts

Enemalta reached another major milestone with Sicily.

5. Hilong’s Subsidiary Acquires Pipe-Laying Vessel

Hilong Holding Limited announced that Hilong Marine Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Group, will acquire an underwater pipe-lay barge from Zhenhua ZHPL3 Limited at a purchase price of US$163.6 million.

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Subsea World News Staff, January 05, 2013

 

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