Deep Sea Mooring (DSM), a Vryhof company, has commenced operations as part of a newly awarded contract to provide pre-lay mooring products and services to the Deepsea Bergen semisubmersible drilling rig on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Austrian oil & gas company OMV has deployed the semi-submersible rig to support drilling activities in the region.
With operations coordinated out of DSM’s equipment base in Mongstad, Norway the pre-lay mooring Equipment and services provided will include chain, fiber ropes, anchors, connectors, buoyancy and handling equipment as well as mobilization and demobilization services. The contract with OMV also follows DSM’s successful provision of mooring services to the Island Innovator rig earlier in 2017.
Deepsea Bergen is a third generation semi-submersible drilling rig of an Aker H-3.2 design, currently on contract to OMV at the Haltenbanken area, approximately 280 km north of Kristiansund with a water depth of 342 meters.