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ACE Winches reels in Gulf of Mexico deals

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ACE Winches, the northeast based designer and manufacturer of lifting, pulling and deploying solutions, has been awarded two major contracts in the Gulf of Mexico worth a seven-figure sum.

The first contract was awarded by Subsea 7 for the Shell Vito project, a deep-water discovery in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 241km south of New Orleans.

The contract covers the engineering, project management, manufacture, operational personnel, installation and pull-in of a single 14” export steel catenary riser (SCR) pipeline, a single 10.75” export SCR pipeline, two 10.75″  SCR production flowlines, a single 10.75” SCR gas lift flowline and the dynamic umbilical system in a water depth of 1260m(4100ft).

The second contract award by Subsea 7 is for the BP Mad Dog Phase 2 project. This is a deep-water development located in the Southern Green Canyon area of Gulf of Mexico, approximately 320 km south of New Orleans.

ACE Winches scope of supply includes engineering, project management, manufacture, operational personnel, installation and pull-in of six catenary and three flexible risers ranging from 8”-16” and four umbilical risers to the hang-off positions on the FPU in a water depth of 1380m (4500ft).

Alfie Cheyne, CEO, said: “The Shell Vito and BP Mad Dog Phase 2 projects are major contract awards for ACE Winches, contracts such as these help us sustain and develop our workforce of almost 200 people in Aberdeenshire bringing jobs and significant value to the local economy. It also highlights how our business is uniquely positioned to provide innovative solutions across our engineering, manufacturing and rental services.

“Our creative approach in challenging traditional installation methods has created value for our clients through early project concept engagement and active involvement throughout all stages of the project. This has provided a smart, revolutionary, cost-effective and safe solution on installation and start-up of both these major US Gulf projects.”

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