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Tom Keighley

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Darlington’s DeepOcean secure Maersk cable laying charter

Darlington subsea engineers DeepOcean have secured a seven-year charter agreement with Maersk Supply Services for a next generation cable laying vessel.

The work will take place at the Damen Galati yard in Romania and once completed will provide DeepOcean with a vessel to service is North Sea oil and gas customers.

DeepOcean UK managing director Tony Inglis said the technology would allow the firm to bundle services for customers in the offshore power cable and umbilical markets.

Maersk Supply Service CEO Carsten Plougmann Andersen said: “This project builds on our long lasting relationship with DeepOcean, supporting their subsea operations.

“We look forward to expanding our cooperation with this highly valued customer and entering into a close working relationship with Damen Shipyards Group.

“We are convinced that the cooperation between all three parties will result in an efficient, reliable and very competitive vessel.”

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Tom Keighley .

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