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|HMC now looks forward to seeing Aegir completing the remaining heavy lift and mooring chain installation work on Ichthys © HMC Heerema|
In EPT published by Wilhelm Sicking, Feb 27, 2016
Heerema concludes Ichthys infield installations
McDermott, the main contractor for the umbilical, riser and flowline project, subcontracted HMC for transportation and installation of the infield flowlines, subsea structures, and moorings.
Last week HMC’s
deepwater construction vessel Aegir set down the final 18-in. production
flowline on the seafloor.
In total, HMC’s welding technology subsidiary Pipeline Technique Ltd. executed or supervised 11,000 onshore and offshore high-spec welds.
HMC’s CEO Jan Pieter Klaver said the scope of subsea work was unprecedented for the company. “It involves marshalling, transporting, and lowering almost 120,000 metric tons [132,277 tons] of project materials to the seabed in water depths up to 275 m [902 ft] in a remote area of the Indian Ocean unprotected against swells and cyclonic summer conditions…
“HMC now looks forward to seeing Aegir completing the remaining heavy lift and mooring chain installation work on Ichthys…”
Source and more information: Offshore Staff, Offshore Magazine
HMC Heerema Marine Contractors
See also: HIMA delivers safety systems and fire&gs system for Ichthys gas field project (INPEX) - Dec. 10, 2015