Saipem acquires Maxita

Vessel & ROV News - June 1, 2001

| More
Saipem has announced that it will acquire the multi-purpose vessel Maxita from SaiClo upon completion of the Canyon Express project. Currently the project is due to be completed in the first quarter of 2002.

Saipem says it plans to convert and upgrade Maxita in order to make it more powerful and efficient, to better exploit a rapidly increasing field development market.

A large 3,000t crane - currently on the craneship Pearl Marine - together with other equipment from the same vessel, will be installed on the Maxita and its dynamic positioning system will also be upgraded.

The Pearl Marine will be dismantled.

The new vessel - which will keep the capability to install flexibles, umbilicals and mooring systems in deepwater - will also be re-designed to enable it to lay of rigid lines in 'J' and 'S' mode.

More articles from this category

More news

Categories

Product Guide

News Letter

Fill in your name, company and e-mail address below for our bi-weekly newsletter.

Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Clarksons

Powered by MARIS.

Subscribe to Offshore Shipping News Online RSS

Follow Offshore Shipping News Online on Twitter

Subscribe to email updates

Sponsors

sponsorsponsorsponsor

Events

Offshore Northern Seas 2014
25-28 August 2014
Norway, Stavenger.

Dredging in India
03-04 September 2014
India, Mumbai.

Maintenance & Repair for Offshore Wind Structures Seminar
17-18 September 2014
United kingdom, London.

Myanmar Offshore Congress 2014
25-26 September 2014
Myanmar, Yangon.

Offshore Marine Crewing
01-02 October 2014
Norway, Oslo.

More events