HMC’s Aegir arrives in the Netherlands

13 March 2013,

Heerema Marine Contractor’s new Deepwater Construction Vessel Aegir arrived in Rotterdam’s Caland Canal today after a two-month journey from the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea where it was built. The 210m long and 46.2m wide vessel was be welcomed by a number of enthusiastic HMC staff.

Aegir will move to the Huisman yard in Schiedam where the 4,000mt Offshore Mast Crane and Multi-lay Pipelay System will be installed, tested and commissioned. 

After being finished, Aegir will set sail towards the Gulf of Mexico for three weeks of testing in September before starting its first project in that same area for Anadarko.

About Heerema Marine Contractors

HMC is a world-leading marine contractors for the oil and gas industry. It transports, installs and removes all types of offshore facilities. These include fixed and floating structures, subsea pipelines and infrastructures in shallow waters, deep and ultra deep waters. HMC operates three of the four largest crane vessels in the world. A new deepwater construction vessel is being built at the moment. HMC is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Heerema Group.

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