Forum Energy Technologies Enters into Agreement with DOF Subsea to Provide Equipment for Skandi Skansen

Forum Energy Technologies Enters into Agreement with DOF Subsea to Provide Equipment for Skandi Skansen

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (Forum) announces the entry into an agreement with DOF Subsea AS (DOF Subsea) to provide a VisualSoft Digital Video and Pipeline Data Processing Suite for installation on their new multipurpose construction and anchor handling vessel, Skandi Skansen.

As one of the world leaders in offshore digital video inspection systems, VisualSoft provides digital video capture, playback, and reporting of pipeline structural and inspection survey data. These capabilities provide fast, automated, offline processing and event editing that are expected to generate high quality, consistent reporting deliverables for DOF Subsea. DOF Subsea is expected to utilize the VisualSoft suite during upcoming projects involving pre-lay survey, installation support, as-laid and as-trenched survey, as well as OOS data processing.

 Mick Jones, Senior Vice President of Forum Subsea Technologies, commented, “VisualSoft has enjoyed many years of valued business with DOF Subsea and we are pleased that they have once again chosen VisualSoft as their preferred digital video and data processing software provider on this prestigious new vessel.

 DOF Subsea’s Managing Director, Garry Millard, commented, “DOF Subsea is delighted to mobilize another VisualSoft system onboard one of our vessels; we are confident that this addition will enhance our capabilities and contribute to the success and efficiency of future projects.

Forum’s subsea technologies include the most extensive range of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from electric observation ROVs to large hydraulic work-class vehicles, which are used for inspection, survey and deep-water construction. Forum also provides other remote intervention technologies and services.

 About Forum Energy Technologies

Forum Energy Technologies Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a global provider of manufactured technologies and applied products to the energy industry. With nearly 3,000 employees strategically located throughout the world, Forum is well positioned to provide the products and technologies essential to solving the increasingly complex challenges of the oil and gas industry.


Offshore Nieuws Staff , November, 18.  2011; Image: dof