DeepOcean Awarded ‘Significant’ Contract for Statoil’s Snorre Expansion Project in North Sea

Norwegian subsea firm DeepOcean AS has been awarded what it says as a 'significant' contract for performing the marine operation work on the Snorre Expansion Project in the North Sea. The award covers project management, engineering, procurement of anchors for risers and umbilicals and offshore installation activities, and iincludes installation of six integrated subsea … [Read more...]

WATCH: Maersk Cable Layer Performs ‘Engineered Grounding’ for First Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8rhG265esk Check out this video showing how a Maersk Supply Service cable layer carried out the company's first ‘engineered grounding’ to run a cable and bring offshore wind energy ashore, meaning a more cost-effective process and a better flow of power. “Actually doing it was very unusual,” says Captain Peter Grøn, Master of the Maersk … [Read more...]

DeepOcean Signs Long Term Charter for Subsea Construction Vessel

Norwegian subsea contractor DeepOcean AS is hoping to sign a major contract at the end of this week according to Chief Financial Officer Dennis de Vreede. In the meantime however, they have pulled the trigger on a 3 year charter contract with Rem Offshore for the Rem Forza, a 7,692 gross ton, MT 6022-design subsea construction vessel featuring a moonpool, a hanger for two … [Read more...]

DeepOcean Orders New High Spec Cable Lay Ship, Signs Long Term Charter

A 7-year charter agreement between expanding subsea contractor DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service has triggered a newbuild order for a Damen Offshore Carrier DOC 8500 - the second order for this new ship design from Damen Shipyards Group. The DOC 8500 will extend DeepOcean’s capabilities in the larger cable laying end of the market, representing a new focus on … [Read more...]