Technip Names New Construction Vessel

French oilfield services firm Technip announced Monday that it named its latest vessel in Vigo, Spain.

The Deep Orient, a new-build medium construction vessel, will be dedicated to subsea construction and flexible pipe-laying projects.

Technip said the vessel was completed within a tight time frame thanks to strong cooperation between its Marine New Builds Team in Aberdeen, Scotland and the firm's Metalships & Docks shipyard in Vigo.

The Deep Orient is equipped with a 250-metric ton main crane, dynamic positioning (DP2) station-keeping capability, two work-class remotely operated vehicles and a large deck area for ample storage of equipment while working on remotely located projects. The vessel can accommodate 120 people and complies with the latest marine environmental standards.

The vessel is to be mobilized at Technip's facility in Le Trait, France, before undertaking its first projects in Norway.

Technip CEO Thierry Pilenko commented in a statement:

"The introduction of the Deep Orient is the latest initiative in offering our clients a fit-for-purpose fleet to help them with their projects. Today, Technip has the capabilities to answer the industry's needs, from deep to shore. The Deep Orient confirms our integrated services strategy for offshore field development, subsea construction, fabrication and installation of submarine pipes across the world."


 

 



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