Maersk Forza will be deployed in Angola under an integrated marine services contract supporting offshore drilling and production work for Esso Angola (source: Maersk Supply Service)
May 30, 2022by John Snyder
Esso Angola has awarded an integrated marine services contract to Danish offshore support vessel owner Maersk Supply Service to support offshore drilling and production operations off Angola in Block 15
Under the contract, Maersk Supply Service will provide project management, engineering and marine services. The Class 2 Dynamic Positioning Capable Submarine Support Vessel (SSV) Maersk Forza will perform offshore marine operations including offshore field maintenance support, deep water active heave compensation (AHC) precision lifting and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) operations for installation of equipment under sailors and other marine equipment.
Built in 2008, Maersk Forza is a diesel-electric multipurpose SSV, length overall 108m, beam 22m, depth 9m, draft 7m, deadweight of 6,578 tons. It has a Hydramarine AHC crane with a capacity of 250 tons and two work class Kystdesign Supporter ROVs, which can accommodate 120 people.
Maersk Forza will be delivered in the third quarter of 2022 and crews and project teams are currently being assembled in preparation.
Maersk Supply Service said the contract “continues to expand its track record as an integrated solutions provider. By combining in-house project management and technical expertise with the flexibility of a versatile fleet, Maersk Supply Service is able to deliver solutions that meet complex project needs, simplify offshore operations and reduce cost and risk. for its customers.