January 29 - Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jumbo will support Technip during the engineering, heavy lift transportation, and installation phases.

The contract scope of work consists of collecting and transporting five buoyancy cans from Technip's yard in Pori, Finland to the Cascade and Chinook field.

Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairplayer will assist Technip's deepwater pipelay construction vessel Deep Blue with the installation of the buoyancy cans and free standing hybrid risers.

Jumbo Offshore is a Netherlands based company that performs combined transportation and offshore installation work, primarily for the oil and gas industry.

Jumbo Offshore is part of the Jumbo heavy lift shipping company, which owns and operates a fleet of 13 heavy lift vessels around the world. The main vessels used for the offshore installation work are the DP2 J-Class vessels Jumbo Javelin and Fairplayer (pictured below). These sister ships are 143 metres long and 26.5 metres wide and are each equipped with two 900 tonnes Huisman mast cranes.