Work Boat World Offshore Projects Roundup – June 24, 2022

Work Boat World Offshore Projects Roundup – June 24, 2022

Photo: Rovco

A Danish windfarm installation company secures additional work off Germany while a UK subsea specialist has completed vital repair activities in home waters. Newly awarded contracts are for subsea pre-installation off Senegal and windfarm support in Scotland.

Rovco to support Scotland’s Beatrice offshore wind farm for third straight year

For the third year running, Rovco, a UK-based provider of offshore subsea and survey services, has been awarded a contract to carry out work on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland’s Outer Moray Firth.

The project will involve survey work on all inter-array cable and subsea jacket locations across the wind farm.

Rovco will utilise a DP2 vessel with a work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and other equipment.

Cadeler wins installation work at He Dreiht wind farm in German North Sea

Cadeler has entered into an agreement with Vestas for EnBW’s He Dreiht offshore wind farm project in the German North Sea.

The agreement is for the installation of 64 wind turbine generators beginning in the second quarter of 2025. Work is scheduled to be completed by the end of that year.

The He Dreight wind farm will be situated 90 kilometres northwest of Borkum.

Havfram awarded FPSO pre-installation contract

Photo: Havfram

MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) has awarded Norway-based Havfram a contract for the pre-installation of the subsea mooring system for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) within this year.

Parent company MODEC will supply this facility to Woodside Energy for deployment in Senegal as part of the Sangomar Field Development Phase One project. This phase will target approximately 230 million barrels of crude oil.

Under the contract, Havfram will utilise its in-house expertise to project manage, engineer, store, and transport and install nine suction piles and corresponding mooring lines 100 kilometres from shore in approximately 780 metres water depth.

James Fisher Subtech wraps up subsea IRM contract for NEO Energy

Photo: James Fisher Subtech

James Fisher Subtech has successfully completed a subsea inspection, repair, and maintenance (IRM) contract for Aberdeen-based North Sea oil and gas producer NEO Energy.

The works were carried out on NEO Energy’s FPSO vessel Global Producer III located in the Balloch field in the Central North Sea. JF Subtech utilised its air diving and ROV assets to undertake the operation on the FPSO’s hull.

JF Subtech helped ensure the FPSO’s thruster system’s continued operational capability and high performance to preserve safety and stability around the vessel’s turret mooring system during ongoing production activities within the harsh environmental conditions of the North Sea.

The scope of work included the removal of an existing thruster by lowering it through the FPSO’s hull, followed by subsea transfer and recovery to the deck of a dive support vessel (DSV), with the reverse process being implemented to install the replacement unit.

The works program also included the inspection and replacement of the starboard forward linear loop anode and reference electrode, part of the vessel’s impressed current cathodic protection system.

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