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    Subsea 7 IRT completes Australian umbilical work

    Projects and Operations // April 1, 2005
    The Integrated Remote Technologies (IRT) division of global contractor, Subsea 7, recently conducted and successfully completed the Griffin 3 umbilical re-termination on the Griffin field, Australia for BHP Billiton. Contract is valued in the region ofUS$500,000.

    Project mobilisation began with the fitment of a 100 tonne crawler crane, lay over arch and 15 tonne hydraulic deck winch and the installation of temporary steelwork for safe operation of the Cobra 07 work class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and TetherManagement System (TMS). The Griffin 3 control umbilical was then cut and recovered to the deck where it was secured to an Umbilical Termination Assembly (UTA)[b2][b3] which was deployed to the seabed.

    The entire operation from planning to mobilisation of all equipment and personnel, management of all operations onboard the vessel, ROV operations and demobilisation was overseen by Subsea 7 personnel.

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