Solstad Offshore News

Normand Frontier (Photo: Ocean Infinity)

Ocean Infinity Mobilizes Normand Frontier

Subsea technology and data company Ocean Infinity announced the launch of its third vessel, Normand Frontier. The vessel has now been mobilized, having been signed on a three-year year charter with the Norwegian ship owner Solstad Offshore, in December 2018.The Normand Frontier is a modern, fuel-efficient, multipurpose vessel capable of both supporting autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and unmanned surface vehicle (USV) operations, as well as deepwater search and recovery services. The mobilization of this third vessel adds to Ocean Infinity’s current fleet consisting of the Seabed Constructor

Andrew McMurtrie (Photo: iSURVEY)

iSURVEY Reports Success in Q1 2017

and Shell E&P Ireland for the provision of rig positioning and surveying services A four-year contract with Maersk Oil Danish Business Unit, with iSURVEY named the nominated first caller contractor for survey and positioning services A marine construction survey support contract with Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific to support its 2017 pipeline and platform installation programme in Thailand Part of this growth has also been attributed to iSURVEY’s diversification into the offshore wind sector last year. Having already worked on a number of cable preparation, laying and burial projects

Merlin WR 200 Work class ROV

IKM Subsea Singapore Inks ROV Contract with Solstad

Solstad Offshore in Singapore has recently awarded IKM Subsea Singapore a service contract to provide ROV services onboard on the DLB Norce Endeavour for construction support projects offshore in Thailand (hat-trick award from 2015). The barge will be mobilized in Singapore and will be working in the Gulf of Thailand for various clients.    IKM Subsea will provide the Merlin WR 200 Work class ROV together with the required tooling’s to execute the project which consist of numerous platform and Pipelines installation coupled with dive support for Subsea tie-in and commissioning.

DLB Norce Endeavour (Photo: iSURVEY)

iSURVEY Singapore Secures Solstad Offshore Contract

iSURVEY Pte Ltd, Singapore has been awarded a marine construction survey support contract with Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific for works onboard the DLB Norce Endeavour. Due to commence in March 2017, with options for extension in 2018 and 2019, the four month contract will see iSURVEY provide positioning and survey support to Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific’s 2017 pipeline and platform installation program in Thailand. The workscope includes monitoring during jacket setting, together with final positioning, leveling and survey assistance during pile cut-off. Subsea positioning will also

Subsea 7 Announces PLSV Swap off Brazil

Subsea 7 S.A. said it has reached an agreement with Petrobras to substitute a pipelay support vessel (PLSV) working off Brazil.   The agreement will see the Subsea-7-owned PLSV Seven Mar swapped in for the chartered PLSV Normand Seven in late June.   As a result, Normand Seven will be returned to its owner, Norway-based Solstad Offshore, at the end of its fixed-term charter agreement.   Subsea 7 said there are no other significant changes to its contractual terms and conditions with Petrobras.

Normand Pioneer (Photo: Solstad Offshore)

Solstad Offshore Secures Contract with Technip

Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF) says it has entered into a frame agreement with Technip Norge AS and Technip UK Limited (Technip) to supply vessels for trenching, construction and subsea services. The deal’s commercial terms have not been disclosed. The frame agreement, which is valid for 2016-2018, will enable Technip to utilize Normand Progress, Normand Pioneer, Normand Ranger and Normand Mariner. SOFF will be Technip’s supplier of tonnage for trenching and subsea construction work.Normand Pioneer (Photo: Solstad Offshore)

DLB Norce Endeavour (Photo: iSURVEY)

iSURVEY Singapore Awarded Contract with Solstad Offshore

iSURVEY Pte Ltd, Singapore, informs it has been awarded a marine construction support contract to provide positioning and survey support for Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific’s 2016 pipeline and platform installation program in Thailand, on board the DLB Norce Endeavour.   The contract will see iSURVEY provide positioning services to support the installation of numerous pipelines and platforms including monitoring during jacket setting, together with final positioning, leveling and survey assistance during pile cut-off. The estimated contract duration is 200 days commencing in mid-January 2016.

The DLB Norce Endeavour

iSURVEY Reports Growth in Singapore

iSURVEY Group has marked a positive start to 2015 with significant  contract wins for its Singapore division. iSURVEY Pte Ltd, Singapore, which was launched in 2012, was recently awarded a marine construction contract in the Asia Pacific region by Solstad Offshore. This work will see iSURVEY provide positioning and survey support for Solstad Offshore’s 2015 platform installation programme in Thailand, on board the DLB ‘Norce Endeavour’, and is expected to run for around 120 days. iSURVEY Singapore has experienced significant success over the past two years, which includes

Photo courtesy of VARD

VARD's Largest Single Vessel Order

Construction for One Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel for Solstad Offshore Made Effective.   Vard Holdings Limited is pleased to confirm that the contract for the design and construction of a large Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV) has been made effective. The contract is the largest single vessel order in VARD’s history. The contract value has already been included in the new order intake and order book values reported at the end of 1Q 2014. The vessel is of VARD 3 19 design, developed by Vard Design in Ålesund. The hull of the vessel will be built at Vard Tulcea in

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