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Subsea & Survey
DOF Subsea announces multiple contract awards in the Asia Pacific region providing significant utilization for resources and vessels in Q3 and Q4 2021 and securing solid backlog into the first half of 2022.
Petrobras has awarded DOF Subsea contracts for the pipelay support vessels (PLSVs) Skandi Vitória and Skandi Niteroi a 3 year firm plus option contract for each vessel, via JV partner TechnipFMC and via Norskan Offshore Ltda (a fully owned DOF ASA Company) respectively.
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), an international provider of marine environmental and geomatics services, has announced that it is joining forces with GEO Marine Survey Systems (GEO Marine), a global provider of quality geophysical products, software, and personnel focused on innovative high resolution seismic sparker systems, 24-bit recording, and ultrahigh resolution (UHR) streamers for 2D and 3D operations.
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) has been awarded a contract to provide a life extension (Lext) upgrade on one of its Perry ST200 Trenchers. The Lext upgrade will be completed for a Western Hemisphere telecommunications equipment company. The enhanced asset will support the installation and maintenance of subsea cables that are a vital component of an international communications network.
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), a marine environmental consulting and survey company, recently completed a series of geophysical surveys as part of an ongoing campaign of nearshore multidisciplinary marine surveys in support of an offshore wind development project off the Northeastern United States. Since May 2021, CSA’s R/V Dolphin and crew of expert marine surveyors has conducted over 10,000 hours of fieldwork along a critical export cable route.
Petrobras has awarded Fugro a 3-year contract for subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services in Brazil. The contract is set to begin in Q4 2021 and will be accomplished from the Fugro Aquarius using two Fugro-built 3000 m work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). The award follows the successful completion of a previous 4-year contract for similar services aboard the same vessel.
Fugro has completed a complex 6-month offshore site characterization project on the Sinop peninsula for EUAS International ICC, Turkey’s pioneering nuclear energy company.