Offshore pipelay vessels grow in strength, number

The need to continue developing offshore oil and gas resources has kept strength in demand for offshore pipelay and construction vessels. New vessels dedicated for work offshore India, offshore West Africa, in the Asia Pacific, Arctic, and North Sea are all either under development, being built, or have recently been launched.The economic slowdown has led to delays in some of these vessels. But all are still likely to eventually be built.Smaller vesselsLeighton International Offshore Oil and Gas launched a new pipelay and offshore construction vessel in Batam, Indonesia, October 2009. The Leighton Eclipse will initially deploy to India for work on Oil and Natural Gas Corp.'s $750 million ...

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