Royal IHC Signs Contract With Shanghai Salvage For 550T Reel Lay System

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Royal IHC are pleased to announce they have signed a contract with Shanghai Salvage in China for the supply of an integrated 550t Reel lay system. This will be the first Reel lay system in the Chinese market and will be one of the largest and most sophisticated Reel lay systems worldwide.

The pipelay system, which includes not only rigid pipe but also flexible pipelay capability, will be installed on the new offshore construction vessel of Shanghai Salvage.

Royal IHC Signs Contract With Shanghai Salvage For 550T Reel Lay System

IHC Engineering Business, a subsidiary of Royal IHC, will lead this prestigious project, with engineering concept design already well underway. Project execution of this complex system will be managed by IHC Engineering Business, with close cooperation of its sister companies and strategic partners in both Europe and China. The system will be installed on the client’s new build vessel during the first quarter of 2020, followed by sea trails.

Dave Vander Heyde, CEO Royal IHC: “We are very proud to have been selected by Shanghai Salvage as their partner for this innovative pipelay system due to our strong track record for sophisticated pipelay systems. IHC has been active in the Chinese market for over 30 years, delivering dredging vessels, dredging equipment and multiple offshore systems like pipelay systems and AHC deep water lowering systems. This new contract with Shanghai Salvage further strengthens our position in this important market for Royal IHC.”

Source: Royal IHC