Solstad Offshore ASA in December 2019 entered right into a bareboat Contract with Saipem Portugal Commercio Maritimo Limitada (Saipem), a subsidiary of Saipem S.p.A., for the DLB Norce Endeavour. As a part of the bareboat Contract Saipem Portugal had the choice, at its discretion and topic to, amongst others, Saipem inner approval, to buy the DLB Norce Endeavour.
Saipem has now determined to declare the acquisition possibility for DLB Norce Endeavour.
Delivery of the vessel to Saipem is scheduled to April 2020.
The 2010-built DLB Norce Endeavour is provided with eight level mooring programs. Pipelay gear onboard consists of eight stations feeding the primary pipelay firing line. The pipe dealing with system is able to dealing with as much as 48” diameter pipes. Tension capability is 150 metric tonnes (mT). The vessel is provided with 1100 mT capability revolving tub crane mounted on the stern.
The Norce Endeavour is presently moored close to the Karimunbesar Island, Indonesia.
Saipem has a protracted and powerful expertise in establishing pipelines underneath the ocean. Saipem makes use of the standard S-Lay methodology for laying pipes from a horizontal place on the floor of the vessel and the cutting-edge J-Lay set up methodology. The J-Lay expertise which makes it attainable to put pipelines in a vertical place, in order that networks of pipelines might be developed that are faster, safer and extra environment friendly than ever earlier than. So far Saipem have laid over 30,000 kilometres of subsea pipelines, even within the deepest and most tough seas
(Source: Solstad Offshore)
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