Australia: DeepOcean Group Holding AS Completes KTT Field Trenching Work
CTC Marine Projects, Ltd., part of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, has announced the completion of its trenching work for the Kipper Tuna Turrum Project in the KTT Field located 45 kilometres offshore Victoria, Australia.
The work was undertaken on contract for McDermott Industries (Aust) Pty Ltd. The Company performed trenching of the recently installed hydraulic and electrical umbilicals located in 100 metres of water.
Prior to going offshore in late December 2011, CTC pre-assembled the A-Frame and CMR3 remotely operated trenching vehicle in Bell Bay, Tasmania, following its transportation from the UK. The trenching spread, which when transported weighed 112 tonnes over 10 units, was then mobilised onboard the client-operated vessel DSV Emerald Sea.
Following the completion of this project, the spread has been demobilised and is ready to commence further work in the APAC region.
“This project was another well planned and executed trenching job by CTC“, says Pierre Boyde, Commercial and Business Development Director. “We currently have another trenching spread, the world’s premier ROV trencher UT-1 on our Volantis subsea construction vessel working in South Korea, and we expect to remain active in this important APAC region.”
About DeepOcean Group
DeepOcean Group is an integrated provider of comprehensive subsea engineering solutions and has a demonstrated track-record in highly-engineered, complex subsea construction projects for the oil & gas, offshore wind and telecommunication industries. The company has a capable fleet of subsea vessels, ROVs, and trenching assets. DeepOcean Group strives to be among the safest subsea operators in the industry and its relentless commitment to safety for its employees without sacrificing quality service for its customers, distinguishes the company from its peers. The company is a leading IMR contractor and trenching operator in Norway and the North Sea, with an unparalleled track record in engineering and project management, and has a global presence with offices in Norway, the Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Mexico and Singapore.
Dredging Today Staff, January 24, 2012; Image: DeepOcean Group