Heerema names newest construction vessel

Heerema Marine Contractors’ new deepwater monohull construction vessel will be named Aegir, after the Norse god of the sea.

Offshore staff

LEIDEN, the Netherlands -- Heerema Marine Contractors’ new deepwater monohull construction vessel will be named Aegir, after the Norse god of the sea.

The vessel, under construction in South Korea, will be capable of executing wide-ranging infrastructure and pipeline installations in ultra-deepwater, and installations of fixed platforms in relatively shallow water.

Aegir will complement HMC's existing fleet, comprising Thialf, Hermod, Balder, and the tugs Retriever and Husky.

01/07/2011

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