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Aibel Reports Successful Heavy Lift for Equinor Module
Tuesday, April 07, 2020This photo shows Heerema's Sleipnir crane vessel lifting the SEP module at Aibel's North Sea Hall in Haugesund, Norway. Photo by Øyvind Sætre, Aibel.

Heerema Marine Contractors to Shed 350 Jobs
Wednesday, April 25, 2018Heerema Marine Contractors will discontinue its offshore pipe lay activities.

Sembcorp Marine Taps GE Technology for World's Largest Semisub Crane Vessel
Thursday, July 14, 2016GE to provide Sembcorp Marine with the electric part of the power and propulsion system for the world's largest semisubmersible crane vessel being built for Heerema.

IEV Mobilizes for T&I Work on Shell's Malikai TLP Offshore Sabah
Tuesday, May 17, 2016IEV Malaysia makes preparation to transport and install Shell's Malikai Tension Leg Platform offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

Heerema Completes Infield Flowlines Scope for Ichthys LNG Project Off WA
Wednesday, February 24, 2016Heerema Marine Contractors completes the infield flowlines scope for the Inpex-operated Ichthys liquefied natural gas project off Western Australia.

Sembcorp Marine Inks $1B Deal to Build World's Largest Semisub Crane Vessel
Wednesday, July 15, 2015Sembcorp Marine inks $1 billion engineering and construction contract to build the world's largest semisubmersible crane vessel for Heerema.

SeaZip Wins Partnership Deal with Heerema Marine Contractors
Tuesday, June 30, 2015Dutch maritime logistics firm wins a partnership agreement with offshore oil and gas construction firm Heerema Marine Contractors.

Jurong Shipyard Pens LOI with Heerema for New Semisub Crane Vessel
Tuesday, March 31, 2015Jurong Shipyard pens letter of intent for the engineering and construction of a new semisub crane vessel for Heerema Offshore Services.

Matrix Delivers Installation Buoyancy Structure to Heerema for LNG Project
Monday, January 12, 2015Matrix Composites & Engineering delivers an installation buoyancy structure to Heerema Marine Contractors for a liquefied natural gas project offshore Western Australia.

Technip and Heerema Team Up to Tackle Ultra-Deepwater Projects
Thursday, October 18, 2012Technip launches alliance with Heerema to take on ultra-deepwater market.

Heerema Marine Contractors Waves Goodbye to CFO
Tuesday, November 02, 2010Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) announced that CFO Jan-Hein Jesse and HMC have jointly concluded to end their relationship.

Heerema Marine to Build New Vessel
Monday, July 19, 2010Heerema Marine announced the signing of a letter of intent with DSME, for the building of a new Deep Water Construction Vessel. The new-build will be an investment of US $600-700 million.

Heerema Marine Appoints New CFO
Tuesday, May 18, 2010Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) announced that Mr. Jan-Hein Jesse will be appointed as new Chief Financial Officer with effect from July 1, 2010.

Heerema Marine Contractors Elects New CEO
Friday, November 06, 2009Heerema Holding and the Advisory Board of Heerema Marine Contractors announced that as of November 4, 2009 Jan Pieter Klaver has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer.

CUT Completes Decommissioning Work at NW Hutton Platform
Monday, October 05, 2009Cutting Underwater Technologies developed new machines and methodologies to complete a project as part of the partial removal of the North West Hutton Platform in the UK sector of the North Sea.

Heerema Marine Contractors Elects Interim CFO
Thursday, October 01, 2009As of October 1, 2009, Mr. Frans van de Werff will be appointed as Heerema Marine Contractors' new interim Chief Financial Officer.

Heerema Marine Contractors Elects Interim CEO
Tuesday, August 18, 2009As of September 9, 2009, Mr. Jack Jacobs will join HMC as interim Chief Executive Officer for a period of approximately 18 months.

Heerema Marine Contractors Welcomes New COO
Monday, June 29, 2009Heerema announced that Jan-Pieter Klaver has been appointed COO of Heerema Marine Contractors as per July 1, 2009.

AGR Signs Excavation Master Service Agreement with HMC
Thursday, June 25, 2009AGR Subsea has signed a Master Service Agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors which covers a range of equipment, including Seabed Transfer System pumps, the SeaVator Mass Flow Excavator and AGR's unique ClayCutter X system.

HMC Starts Construction of Marine Supply Base in Angola
Monday, June 22, 2009Construction commenced last week at Heerema Marine Contractors' Marine Supply Base in Angola which will support the offshore transport and installation activities for the Block 31 development.

HMC Appoints Block 31 Project Director, Manager Procurement
Thursday, June 18, 2009Heerema Marine Contractors has appointed Michel Hendriks Project Director of the Block 31 Project, HMC's largest project to date.

Sonardyne Snags Life-of-Field Contract for Petrobras' Cascade, Chinook
Wednesday, February 18, 2009Sonardyne will supply an integrated acoustic positioning and telemetry system for Petrobras America's Gulf of Mexico Cascade Chinook field.

HMC Completes Tombua Landana Installation Offshore Angola
Thursday, January 08, 2009HMC's crane vessel Thialf has left the Tombua Landana site in Angola after a successful installation.

Cabot's Aerogel Chosen for Deepwater GOM's Cascade-Chinook Pipeline
Monday, December 15, 2008Pipeline Technique and Heerema Marine Contractors have chosen Cabot's Nanogel aerogel Compression pack product to insulate a subsea pipeline in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, as part of the Cascade-Chinook development project.

C-Innovation Secures Award for 7 ROV Systems
Tuesday, November 18, 2008C-Innovation has announced the award of a multi-year ROV operational contract by Heerema Marine Contractors for seven ROV systems, starting in 2009.

DOF Subsea UK Snags Survey & Positioning Contract for Deepwater Vessels
Wednesday, November 12, 2008DOF Subsea UK has entered into a long term agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors to provide survey and positioning services onboard its deepwater construction vessels.

FAIR Completes Load-Out of Tombua Landana Modules
Friday, October 03, 2008FAIR completed the loading of two topside modules onto its heavy transport ship Fjord, which will sail from Korea to the Tombua Landana field in Angola.

Heerema Marine Sets Up Shop in India
Friday, August 29, 2008Heerema Marine Contractor has cut the ribbon on a new office in Bangalare, India. The company's engineering work has grown for the Austral-Asia market, and it plans to hire 35 people by the end of 2008.

Heerema Marine Bags $1B Contract for BP Angolan Project
Tuesday, July 29, 2008Heerema Marine Contractors was awarded the URF-1 Risers and Production Flowlines contract for the first Project, the PSVM fields, in the BP Angolan Program.

Fairstar to Deliver Offshore Equipment to Danish North Sea
Thursday, July 17, 2008Heerema Marine and Fairstar have finalized contracts for the movement of a jacket, topside, flare boom and bridge components from South East Asia that are scheduled for installation in the Danish North Sea.

AF Gruppen Inks Contract for Largest Decommissioning Project in the N. Sea
Wednesday, June 18, 2008AF Gruppen has signed the contract with Heerema Marine Contractors regarding the decommissioning of 9 platforms with an option for a further 4 from the Ekofisk-field.

Bob Post Ascends to Position of CFO at Heerema Marine
Tuesday, June 03, 2008The Advisory Board of Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has appointed Mr. Bob Post to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Statutory Director of HMC, as per September 1, 2008.

Heerema Marine Sets up Shop in Groningen, Netherlands
Monday, June 02, 2008Leiden-based offshore company Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has opened an office in Groningen. HMC hopes by having an office in Groningen it will be an attractive employer for technically educated people in the north of the Netherlands.

Lankhorst Mouldings to Supply TriVIV Protection to Chinook Flowline
Thursday, May 22, 2008Lankhorst Mouldings' Offshore division supplies VIV Suppression Strakes to Heerema Marine Contractors for installation on Petrobras' Chinook flowline System in the Gulf of Mexico.

New HMC Crane Vessel To Capitalize on Favorable Market Outlook
Monday, May 05, 2008To further support the company's growth HMC is continuing with the development of its fourth crane vessel, which will be capable of heavy lifting and deepwater pipelaying.

HMC Returning to Australian Waters
Wednesday, November 28, 2007Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) received two letters of intent from Woodside Energy Ltd on November 14, 2007, for the transport and installation of the North Rankin B Platform substructure and topside off the northwest coast of Western Australia.

HMC to Install Chinook Infield Flowlines
Wednesday, November 14, 2007Petrobras America signed a contract on November 2 for the installation of the Chinook infield flowlines.

AFG Signs LOI with Heerema to Decommission 9 Platforms
Tuesday, November 06, 2007AFG has signed a LOI with Heerema regarding the decommissioning of nine platforms with an option for another four from the Ekofisk-field for ConocoPhilips.

HMC Completes Flowline, Riser Installation at BP Atlantis Project
Thursday, October 04, 2007HMC's Balder has completed the Atlantis Pipe-in-Pipe Flowline Project in the Gulf of Mexico. This extensive project was started back in April 2006.

Heerema Supports Reeling Doctoral Research
Monday, September 17, 2007In June 2007 Eelke Focke received her Ph.D. from the TU of Delft, the Netherlands. Her thesis concerns the effect of the reeling installation method on the technical integrity of tight fit pipe when being installed offshore.

Heerema Investing $1 Billion for New Deepwater Construction Vessel
Monday, April 30, 2007Heerema Marine Contractors is investing $1 billion in a new deepwater construction vessel. The new vessel will feature unrivalled speeds and state-of-the-art equipment.

Heerema Sets World Records in Independence Hub Installation
Tuesday, April 17, 2007During the course of the Independence Hub project HMC set world records for deepest flow line installation, deepest SCR installation, longest mooring lines, deepest suction pile installation, heaviest SCR load on a deepwater floating facility.

Heerema: DCV Balder's Back in Business
Friday, February 09, 2007Heerema Marine Contractors said that the Deepwater Construction Vessel (DCV) Balder restarted its work in the Gulf of Mexico at 6 p.m. local time Thursday.

Heerema Marine Contractors to Build New Crane Vessel
Wednesday, November 29, 2006Heerema Marine Contractors has decided to build a new crane vessel. The size of the vessel will be approximately 220m x 88m. The lift capacity of the cranes has to be determined, but will at least be comparable to the capacity of the Thialf.

HMC Installs the World's Heaviest SCR
Monday, January 16, 2006Heerema Marine Contractors has again set a world record by the successful installation of the Mardi Gras Thunder Horse Steel Catenary Risers (SCR's) (20" and 24") in a waterdepth of 1,840 meters.