DeepOcean to conduct post-lay trenching works offshore Australia

Offshore staff

HAUGESUND, Norway – DeepOcean has won a contract for the provision of post-lay trenching and survey works in Australia. Works will be performed from DeepOcean’s DP-II MSV Volantis using the 2,800-hp jet trencher UT-1.

The post-lay intervention works is scheduled for 4Q 2015 and will see the Volantis mobilize from current works offshore Malaysia to Australian waters.

Tony Stokes, managing director of Asia Pacific & Middle East, said: “We are extremely pleased to receive this award in Australian waters.  This project highlights the requirement for such front-end trenching technology in the region and the demand for expertise found within DeepOcean and the UT-1.  We look forward to a successful campaign and growing our presence in Australian waters.”


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