The map below shows the daily position of the reel-lay vessels that are capable of installing rigid pipe. Thanks to Soheil Manouchehri and Harald Schytz for providing an update to the overview in OMAE2012-83649. The following is a list of reel-lay vessels in operation as of September 2020 [Ref. 1]:

  • Subsea7, Seven Oceans
  • Subsea7, Seven Navica
  • Subsea7, Seven Vega NEW!
  • Technip, Apache II
  • Technip, Deep Blue
  • Technip, Deep Energy
  • McDermott, North Ocean 105
  • Hereema, Aegir
  • Saipem, Saipem Constellation

Do you see any missing? Please let us know!

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  1. Manouchehri, S., “A Discussion of Practical Aspects of Reeled Flowline Installation”, OMAE2012-83649.