Ocean Installer wins UFR job from Total off Congo

Ocean Installer wins UFR job from Total off Congo

Norwegian subsea specialist Ocean Installer has won a contract from Total E&P Congo for deep water umbilicals, flowlines, risers installation at the Moho Nord field off the coast of the Republic of Congo.

Ocean Installer will pre-commission and install an umbilical, multi-phase pump, flying leads and spools inclusive of the project management, engineering and logistics, in addition to the offshore work.

Steinar Riise, CEO of Ocean Installer, commented: “We are delighted to have been chosen for this job in a very competitive market and we are looking forward to cooperate with Total E&P Congo on this complex project. The award reflects our efforts over the last 12 months to bring our proven track record to the African market and validates our geographical expansion strategy.”

Ocean Installer will utilise DP3 construction support vessel Normand Vision, in what is the company’s first major operation in West Africa.

The Moho Nord field is located 75km off the coast of the Republic of Congo in water depths ranging from 450-1,200m.

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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