Helix to add Q7000 to fleet

Helix Energy Solutions Group announced plans for a second newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel, to be named the Q7000.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Helix Energy Solutions Group announced plans for a second newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel, to be named the Q7000.

The Houston-based company is expecting delivery of theQ5000 semisubmersible intervention vessel from Jurong Shipyards in 2015.

“Based on strong market demand and our proven success for delivering specialized deepwater well intervention services, we are moving forward with theQ7000, which is consistent with our strategy of expanding our well intervention fleet around the world,” said Helix president and CEO Owen Kratz.

07/31/2013

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