Helix contracts Skandi Constructor for well intervention work

Helix Well Ops UK has agreed to charter for three years the Skandi Constructor from DOF Subsea.

Skandi Constructor
Skandi Constructor

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK –Helix Well Ops UK has agreed to charter for three years the Skandi Constructor from DOF Subsea. The mono-hull well intervention vessel will go to Helix in spring of 2013.

Well Ops plans to build and test for use on the vessel a specially designed subsea intervention lubricator. The lubricator will be a single-trip system that provides access while maintaining containment of a “live” well. It will be configured to work through various types of christmas trees.

TheSkandi Constructor is 120 m (393 ft) long Ulstein SX121 DP-3 X-bow vessel of 8,500 metric tons (9,370 tons). It can work in depths to 3,000 m (9,842 ft).

8/14/2012

More in Rigs/Vessels