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A Proud Moment for Jumbo!

To celebrate Jumbo’s 50 Year Anniversary, they take a look back at the story so far. From their beginnings as pioneers swimming against the tide to 50 years later, still a world leader in heavy-lift transport and now a key player in offshore installation contracting, it’s been an extraordinary journey!

Vital link to ease pressure in east coast gas market

A vital link that will bring new gas to Australia’s east coast gas market was completed today and will begin commercial operations in less than a month. APGA Chief Executive Officer Steve Davies said pipeline owner and operator Jemena had provided local businesses with many opportunities during construction of the 622km Northern Gas Pipeline between Mount Isa and Tennant Creek. “Now towns, businesses and resource projects along the pipeline will

World first seismic sound experiment conducted off NW Australia

THE Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has conducted the first real-world seismic experiment to determine the effects of marine noise on fish and pearl oysters. The experiment, using the seismic vessel the BGP Explorer, surveyed two sites off the northwest of Western Australia over ten days. The experiment, which has taken the collaborative efforts of more than 100 people 12 months to design and co-ordinate, could help to clarify

ICON completes world’s deepest CAN-ductor deployment and recovery

THE world’s deepest installation of a CAN-ductor (Conductor Anchor Node suction pile with integrated conductor) well foundation has been completed after being successfully recovered from Woodside Energy’s Ferrand-1 deepwater exploration well in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia. The CAN-ductor was designed, supplied, installed and recovered by a venture comprising Norwegian developers Neodrill AS and Australian offshore installation contractor ICON Engineering Pty Ltd using a Siem Offshore Anchor Handling Tug

Equinor Mariner hook-up

The Equinor operated Mariner platform is the largest field development on the UK continental shelf in recent years. 800 people are working offshore on the the huge hook-up operation to prepare the platform for production.

Norway’s longest oil pipeline in place

Late last week the last pipe of what is now Norway’s longest and largest oil pipeline was installed right next to the riser platform at the Johan Sverdrup field. The 36-inch pipeline extends 283 km from the Mongstad oil terminal outside Bergen to the giant field in the North Sea. “We have together with our supplier Saipem succeeded in laying the oil pipeline to Johan Sverdrup without any serious incidents.