DeepOcean awarded Vigdis boosting station contract

Source: press release, 5 July 2019

The ‘Edda Freya’ 304OCV offshore construction vessel, with a length of 149.8 metres and beam of 27 metres, joined the DeepOcean fleet early in 2016
The ‘Edda Freya’ 304OCV offshore construction vessel, with a length of 149.8 metres and beam of 27 metres, joined the DeepOcean fleet early in 2016 (photo: DeepOcean)

DeepOcean AS has been awarded a contract for performing marine operations in connection with installation of Equinor’s Vigdis Boosting Station and associated in-field structures and flexibles.

The award to DeepOcean covers project management, engineering and offshore installation activities. The offshore work includes marine operations for rock removal, installation and tie-in of Subsea Lines and installation of Subsea Structures at the Vigdis and Snorre offshore fields. Various options for the Vigdis campaigns are also included.

The onshore project team will work out of DeepOcean’s offices in Haugesund, with offshore execution scheduled for 2020.

DeepOcean’s Commercial Director for Subsea Services, Rolf Ivar Sørdal, says, “DeepOcean is continuously working hard to develop efficient solutions for our customers and to deliver as promised. This award is a true recognition of our achievements, all founded on our dedicated workforce and their flexible and cooperative mindset during project execution.”

“The project fits very well with our capabilities and construction vessel fleet, and we are pleased that Equinor again has trusted us with this exciting award. DeepOcean is looking forward to cooperating with Equinor to deliver a successful and safe project,” Sørdal adds.