Thursday, March 4, 2021

Allseas-Backed EV Battery Developer DeepGreen to Go Public via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal

March 4 (Reuters) – DeepGreen Metals, an EV battery metals maker, said on Thursday that it will be acquired by blank-check firm Sustainable Opportunities Acquisition Corp in a $2.9 billion...

March 4, 2021
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Monday, March 2, 2020
Maritime News

Allseas to Convert Drillship to Deep-Sea Metals Collection Vessel

A former Petrobras drillship will be repurposed to harvest deep-sea metals needed to unlock the full potential of electric-powered vehicles and other ‘green’ technologies. Swiss-based Allseas announced Monday it has...

March 2, 2020
Total Views: 233

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Allseas Planning Bigger, More Powerful Version of Record-Setting Pioneering Spirit -Report

Swiss offshore engineering company Allseas is said to be planning a bigger version of its famous Pioneering Spirit, the giant offshore installation and platform decommissioning vessel that has set all...

February 8, 2018
Total Views: 94

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Allseas Wins Nord Stream 2 Pipelay Contract in Baltic Sea

The operator of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea has signed an offshore pipelaying contract with Swiss-based Allseas. Allseas will undertake the offshore pipelay work...

April 11, 2017
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Allseas Pioneering Spirit Approaches Platform For First Oil Rig Decommissioning Job

Decades in the Making, Record-Breaking ‘Pioneering Spirit’ Completes First Lift [PHOTOS]

Allseas’ giant installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit successfully executed her maiden heavy lift project on Monday with the removal of the 13,500 ton Yme mobile offshore production unit (MOPU)...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 181

Monday, August 8, 2016
pioneering spirit departs rotterdam

WATCH: Giant Supercat Pioneering Spirit Departs Rotterdam

One of the most highly anticipated ships of the past decade has departed Rotterdam for a series of offshore trials prior to commissioning later this summer. Allseas’ record-breaking single-lift installation/decommissioning...

August 8, 2016
Total Views: 95

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Maritime News

Fake London Trader Jailed for 14 Years After Scamming Allseas Out of $113 Million

By Suzi Ring (Bloomberg) — A conman posing as a millionaire London trader who defrauded a Dutch shipping company of 100 million euros ($113 million) was sentenced to 14 years...

February 9, 2016
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Awesome Drone Video of Pioneering Spirit in Rotterdam

At 382 meters long by 123.75 meters wide, Allseas’ twin-hulled installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit (ex-Pieter Schelte) is one of the largest vessels ever constructed. Here’s a unique look...

November 25, 2015
Total Views: 88

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Delivery Delayed for World’s Biggest Catamaran, Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit

  Swiss-based Allseas has confirmed that delivery of one of the decades most anticipated new ships, the Pioneering Spirit (ex-Pieter Schelte), will be delayed until first half of 2016. Founded...

October 7, 2015
Total Views: 95

Friday, March 27, 2015
solitaire pipelay vessel

MV Solitaire Gets to Work on World Record Polarled Subsea Pipeline

On Thursday 26 March, Allseas’ pipelay vessel Solitaire commenced operations on the first stage of the Polarled pipeline project. The 482-kilometer pipeline will eventually be operated by Gassco and transport natural gas on the...

March 27, 2015
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Maritime News

Pieter Schelte Loses Pipelaying Gig

The giant Pieter Schelte pipeline installation/rig decommissioning ship has lost its 2015 summer job laying pipe for the $40 billion-euro South Stream pipeline after plans for the project fell through. The...

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, November 24, 2014
Maritime News

Giant Pieter Schelte Sets Sail for Rotterdam

After at least 4 years under construction and decades of planning, the giant Pieter Schelte catamaran has set sail from the shipyard in South Korea for Rotterdam where the final phases of construction will take place.

November 24, 2014
Total Views: 28

Monday, October 27, 2014
Maritime News

Time-Lapse Video: Allseas ‘Audacia’ Offshore Pipelay Vessel In Action

Check out this great time-lapse video showing exactly what Allseas’ newest pipelay vessel was built to do. In service since December 2007, the MV Audacia s-lay pipelayer was built for the...

October 27, 2014
Total Views: 273

Friday, July 11, 2014
Engineering News

Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Supercat Headed for Rotterdam By Year-End

A giant catamaran-like vessel destined to become the largest vessel in the world will be completed in Rotterdam at the end of 2014, the Port of Rotterdam Authority announced Friday.

July 11, 2014
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

WATCH: Laying Big Pipe from Allseas’ Audacia

Thanks to Wouter Haverkamp for sharing this awesome video that he created which provides a unique inside look at the day-to-day operations on board Allseas’ huge pipelay vessel, Audacia. One...

May 7, 2014
Total Views: 14

Monday, November 11, 2013

Allseas to Build Second Platform Decommissioning Cat Larger Than Pieter Schelte

Swiss-based Allseas announced Monday its plans to build a second single-lift platform installation and decommissioning catamaran at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in South Korea.

November 11, 2013
Total Views: 23

Friday, October 11, 2013

Giant Catamaran ‘Pieter Schelte’ to Carry Worn Out North Sea Platforms Ashore

A giant catamaran strong enough to lift four Eiffel Towers will set off from a South Korean shipyard next year with the task of decommissioning North Sea oil rigs - a $3 billion bet that bringing derelict platforms ashore can be a profitable business.

October 11, 2013
Total Views: 343

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
dsme shipyard pieter schelte

Allseas’ Pieter Schelte Seen From Space

Allseas' monstrosity, the Pieter Schelte, is currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in Okpo, Korea.

May 14, 2013
Total Views: 2

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Engineering News

Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran

In 2011, Allseas announced that they had awarded Daewoo Shipbuilding a 1.3Bn Euro contract for the construction of a massive catamaran designed for ultra-heavy offshore construction and pipelay work.  The sheer...

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 146