Acta Marine Supports Zohr Pipe Lay Ops

Acta Marine’s DP Multicats have been called up for duties on the Zohr natural gas project in Egyptian waters for the second year running.

The ultra-shallow draft vessels, Coastal Discovery and Coastal Challenger, will be supporting shore-end pipe lay installation activities.

We have four pipe pulling operations planned for the coming months – all taking place in extremely shallow waters,” says Acta Marine’s project manager Sinclair McWilliam. “However, these two DP Multicats can work in waters as shallow as 1.5 metres.”

Coastal Discovery and Coastal Challenger will also be deployed in anchor handling and logistics support duties.

In addition, equipped with a mass flow burial tool, they will also be carrying out seabed leveling.

The Zohr gas field was discovered by Eni in August 2015 and is estimated to have a total potential of up to 30 trillion cubic feet of gas in place.

The field is operated by Eni, through its joint venture with The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and is the largest natural gas discovery yet to be made in the Mediterranean Sea.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Jul 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

FPSO World Congress 2018

This year’s FPSO World Congress will tap on this green shoots of recovery and will focus on practical strategies to address key project…

read more >

ONS 2018

Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) provides a platform for the presentation of the political, economic and technological issues involving…

read more >

STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY 2018

The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss and address the current and emerging issues and challenges…

read more >

RIO OIL & GAS 2018

The leading oil and gas event in Latin America is organized every two years by the Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)…

read more >