Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (December 21 – December 27).
DOF and DOF Subsea have been awarded a number of IMR and subsea installation contracts in the Asia Pacific and Atlantic regions, with a total contract value of approximately NOK 270 million ($30.7 million).
The contracts will secure utilization of the subsea project fleet in the regions.
The companies will through a joint work group identify opportunities where they can create value for customers by combining Aker Solutions’ capabilities in subsea products and technologies with Saipem’s assets and expertise in engineering, procurement, construction and installation of subsea infrastructures.
The scope of work in the Middle East is for a national oil company, and includes the lift of nearly 3,000 metric tonnes of offshore structures, such as topsides, a jacket, flare and structure, and a helideck.
The MPSCV Rem Forza, of MT 6022 design, was built by Kleven Verft in 2008. The vessel has a length of 107.6 meters, a breadth of 22 meters and it can accommodate 120 people.
The vessel is presently on a long term charter agreement with DeepOcean Shipping AS.
The scope of work includes recovery of two pre-laid HVAC export power cables in the 500 m zone of the Gode Wind 1 OSS (offshore substation), relay of the cable, installation of the centralizer cable protection system and pull-in to the transformer platform.