DeepOcean awarded Vigdis contract by Equinor

DeepOcean awarded Vigdis contract by Equinor

Norwegian subsea services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a contract by Equinmor for the installation of the Vigdis boosting station.

The contract covers project management, engineering and offshore installation activities including marine operations for rock removal, installation and tie-in of subsea lines and installation of subsea structures at the Vigdis and Snorre offshore fields.

Rolf Ivar Sørdal, commercial director for subsea services at DeepOcean, commented: “DeepOcean is continuously working hard to develop efficient solutions for our customers and to deliver as promised. This award is a true recognition of our achievements, all founded on our dedicated workforce and their flexible and cooperative mindset during project execution. The project fits very well with our capabilities and construction vessel fleet, and we are pleased that Equinor again has trusted us with this exciting award. DeepOcean is looking forward to co-operating with Equinor to deliver a successful and safe project.”

Offshore execution is scheduled for 2020 and the contract includes additional options for the Vigdis campaign.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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