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    Torch Offshore wins work for Midnight Wrangler

    Contracts, Tenders and Rates // March 19, 2004
    Torch Offshore has announced details of two upcoming projects for the Midnight Wrangler with total revenues approximated at US$4.3 million.

    Midnight Wrangler, a 341ft DP-2 deepwater pipelay and subsea construction vessel, has been utilised by the company in various types of construction projects, including deepwater pipelay, and has the capabilities to work in water depths up to 8,000ft.

    The ship has been contracted to install post lay mattresses at 49 pipeline crossings at 33 locations in the Gulf of Mexico as part of the Cameron Highway Oil Pipeline System. The vessel will install these mattresses in water depths ranging from 207-485ftin the area from Ship Shoal 332 to Garden Banks 72 and from Garden Banks 72 to High Island A5. The job is expected to generate approximately 30 days of utilization for the vessel.

    In addition, the vessel has been contracted to perform a deepwater pipelay job. Midnight Wrangler will install 55,000ft of flowlines and umbilicals in water depths ranging from 780ft to 1,900ft at Ewing Banks.

    In addition, the Midnight Hunter will provide support on the job by installing the I-tube and performing the riser tie-in.

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