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    Subsea 7 acquires Skandi Navica

    Vessel & ROV News // May 30, 2008

    Subsea 7 Inc has acquired Skandi Navica, a pipelay and construction vessel, for US$62 million.

    The vessel, which was built in 1999, will be renamed as the Seven Navica and will continue to operate as a rigid pipelay ship.

    She has an overall length of 108m and a beam of 22m.  Capable of operating in water depths of up to 2,000m, she has pipelay capability for installing both rigid and flexible flowlines and umbilicals, with one deck-mounted storage and deployment reel with capacity for pipe diameters of up to 16in, and a total weight of 2,200 tonnes. 

    Other features include an optional piggy-back 250 tonne reel, a lay ramp system, abandonment and recovery systems, a 60 tonne offshore crane, and a top tension capacity of 205 tonnes.

    The vessel has been under charter with Subsea 7 for eight years and has a track record of successful pipelay installation projects across the globe. 


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