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    Seven Seas launched at Merwede

    Vessel & ROV News // June 6, 2007

    Sevens Seas is launched at Merwede Shipyard.

    Subsea 7’s newbuild deepwater flexlay and J-lay vessel was launched at Merwede Shipyard in The Netherlands on June 1st.

    Seven Seas will have the ability to perform a wide variety of offshore and subsea operations in addition to its main pipelay rols.

    The high specification pipelay spread is being designed and manufactured by Huisma-Itrec in Holland.

    The ship will have facilities for up to 120 persons.

    Merwede said the vessel will be completed in the following months and at the end of October the vessel will go to Huisman-Itrec to have the pipelay spread installed.

    Seven Seas is the second vessel for Subsea 7 built by Merwede Shipyard. The first vessel, Seven Oceans, is already at Huisman-Itrec and will be delivered in a few weeks.

    Seven Oceans' first project will be in the Gulf of Mexico.

     

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