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4 | Statoil Valemon jacket It is the largest and heaviest jacket ever to be designed by HFG Engineering in Zwijndrecht, and built at the Heerema yard in Vlissingen, Holland, both part of the Heerema Fabrication Group. Some details of the design and fabrication of this gigantic jacket.

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8 | Ingenuity is in our genes “We keep every promise we make. That is our strength,” says Joep Athmer, director of Van Oord Offshore. People who know him know that these are not just empty words. That would be against his nature. Athmer is steadily advancing with the offshore division of Van Oord.

24 | Engineers behind RAT In February 2012, the innovative Riser Access Tower (RAT) transported its first gas to production platform K15-FA-1 in the Southern North Sea. A beginning of a new era for the exploitation of small gas prospects.

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32 | Seabed preparation OH talked with Boudewijn Baan of Boskalis and gazed back at the challenging Dana Medway Project. Baan: “The subsea tieback routes of the Medway Field Development had to cross a mobile seabed with large sand waves and numerous megaripples.”

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14 | Damen sells six PSVs 18 | ROV shackles 20 | First drydocking for Thialf 28 | Mercon builds platform in record time 40 | Super flyjib installed 43 | Offshore Energy 2012 46 | Three pipelaying vessels 48 | Tideway in prestige project 50 | Introducing the Constructor class

Peter Ruiter and Corine van Luijken

54 | Thrustmaster conquers

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58 | Breman Machinery sells craftsmanship 2012

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