UK-based CTC Marine Projects has received a contract worth US$20 million for project work in offshore Egypt.
‘Petrobel awarded the contract to CTC, a company from North England specializing in the trenching of subsea pipelines, flowlines and cables. During the North Bardawil project, CTC Marine will use ‘Volantis’. Built by Fosen Yards, Norway, ‘Volantis’ is a multipurpose trencher / ROV vessel. It has an overall length of 106.6 metres on a 22-metre beam and a 9.6-metre moulded depth. The 2,400NT vessel has a top speed of 15 knots and was designed by Skipsteknisk. ‘Volantis’ has a fuel oil capacity of 2,300 cubic metres and a drinking water capacity of 450 cubic metres, and is powered by MaK and Caterpillar engines, and has a 150-tonne crane on deck.