Hallin West Successfully Dives Into Vessel Operation (Singapore)


The West Division of Hallin Marine Subsea International Ltd has taken delivery of the purpose built subsea operations vessel, The Ullswater, and immediately won its first saturation diving contract.

The West Division of Hallin, a Superior Energy Services company, has previously been involved solely in the supply and operation of Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs). The Ullswater, complete with its in-built saturation (Sat) diving system and operations team of divers and engineers, has commenced work on a contract for Acergy offshore Angola.

The move into full vessel operations and Sat diving follows a hectic period behind the scenes at Hallin’s West Division’s headquarters in Aberdeen, with the creation of new office space, a diving operations team and the recruitment of new staff with relevant diving and vessel experience.

The three-month plus contract for Acergy has seen the Hallin vessel the SOV Ullswater transit from Las Palmas to provide support for works associated with the Angola Liquefied Natural Gas (ALNG) pipeline network and Total E&P Block 17. The work will be carried out in two phases, air dive support for the ALNG and saturation dive support for Block 17, and is expected to complete in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Mike Arnold, the managing director of West Division, said: ‘Having a specialist, purpose designed, new vessel like the Ullswater with its outstanding saturation diving system and capabilities, was the next logical step for West Division and allows us to continue our growth and offer our clients the wider-range of services they have been requesting.

‘We are very pleased to be working with Acergy on its Angolan contract. ‘This project is ideal for the Ullswater, showcasing its abilities and inbuilt systems, and was exactly what it was built for.

‘The vessel’s combination of saturation diving, air diving and ROV systems and advanced lifting capacity means we expect it to be ideal for the work that is currently being bid in West Africa.’

Source: Hallin Marine, October 5, 2010

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Oct 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening will be returning to Rome in 2019 to celebrate it’s 20th year.

read more >

LNG Bunkering Mediterrean

The only 3-day course offering theoretical and practical training on LNG bunkering designed by the Mediterranean market leaders.   

read more >

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibit

This year’s edition will have a revamped programme for attendees.

read more >

FLNG World Congress 2019

2019 FLNG World Congress will bring together stakeholders across the floating liquefaction value…

read more >