DSM on long-term rig mooring support for Maersk, Shell offshore Trinidad

Vryhof subsidiary Deep Sea Mooring has started a mooring contract for Maersk Drilling offshore Trinidad.

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STRAUME, Norway – Vryhof subsidiary Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) has started a mooring contract for Maersk Drilling offshore Trinidad.

This follows Shell’s recent decision to contract the deepwater semisubmersible rigMaersk Developer for drilling activities in block E of the East Coast Marine Area.

Vryhof Anchors will also provide its new drag embedment anchor, the STEVSHARK REX, for the project. This is said to offer a holding power up to 47% greater than other anchors and is suitable for all hard soil conditions.

DSM’s scope covers:

  • Supply of chain, fiber ropes, anchors, connectors, buoyancy and handling equipment
  • Mobilization and demobilization services
  • Mooring analyses and geotechnical assessment
  • Deployment of marine supervisors offshore Trinidad to assist Maersk Drilling and Shell in the drilling campaign, which may last up to three years.

02/26/2018

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