Global mooring specialist Delmar Systems, Inc. has entered a partnership with leading pipelay equipment provider Maritime Developments (MDL), to set up a flex-lay base in the USA.
Blocks C22, C17 and C14 are located an average of 124 miles, or 200 km, offshore Mauritania. Together they measure nearly 8.4 million acres in water depths ranging from 3300 ft to 11 500 ft, or 1000 m to more than 3500 m.
The company will supply the subsea production system and design the topside of the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility, which will be the largest-ever of its kind offshore Norway.
The announcement follows regulatory approval for Acteon to acquire Viking Seatech while selling Mirage Machines to Actuant, a US corporation.
Trelleborg’s offshore operation in Skelmersdale, England, has been certified for the design of its Type 3 Clamp under the American Petroleum Institute’s specification for flexible pipe ancillary equipment (API 17L1 Ed. 1 2013).
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is leading a joint industry project to provide industry with a better understanding of the mechanism of hydrate growth and blockages.
The latest subsea technologies and adaptations developed in response to increasingly challenging market conditions will be among the topics under the spotlight at Subsea UK’s 2017 Underwater Vehicles Conference.