WATCH: Royal IHC reaches milestone

In early February, Royal IHC announced the successful installation of the twin pipelay ramp onto the reel-lay vessel Seven Vega.

Last May, Royal IHC and Subsea 7 first launched the fully integrated reel-lay vessel – a high-specification vessel capable of installing complex rigid flowlines including pipe-in-pipe systems and electrically heat traced flowlines in water depths up to 3,000 m.

At the launch of the vessel, Subsea 7 Executive Vice President Strategy and Commercial Stuart Fitzgerald said it would mark an important investment for the future.

“When delivered in early 2020, Seven Vega will be one of the most capable and cost-effective reel-lay vessels in the market and a global enabler for Subsea 7,” said Mr Fitzgerald.

“It has been designed to deliver flowline technologies that address the growing market trend towards longer and more complex tie-back developments.”

Seven Vega is the ninth vessel Royal IHC will deliver to Subsea 7.

For more information visit the Royal IHC website.

If you have news you would like featured in Pipelines International contact Head of Production Chloe Jenkins at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Send this to a friend