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MDL delivers electric duo for Brazil

22 November 2022   Maritime Developments (MDL) has delivered two fully electric back-deck systems destined for flex-lay operations offshore Brazil. The 85-tonne 4-track tensioner and a 48.5-tonne deck winch were designed bespoke by MDL in-house, to complement the client’s installation spread. For the....

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MDL spread installs mooring rope offshore India

06 October 2022   Maritime Developments (MDL) has carried out transpooling and installation of mooring wire rope off the coast of India using a flex-lay spread. Consisting of a TTS-4/140 Series Tensioner, an Adjustable Radius Controller, a reel drive system and an....

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MDL returns to Angola with DOF Subsea

13 July 2022   Maritime Developments (MDL) has assisted DOF Subsea with SURF work packages in Angola. The MDL spread consisted of a Generation 2 Reel Drive System, 4-track 85Te pipelay tensioner and an overboarding chute. The spread was mobilised onboard the....

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MDL and Jumbo conclude GoM mooring installation

14 June 2022   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) and Jumbo Maritime have completed a deep-water polyester mooring rope installation in the Gulf of Mexico. The project moored a new Floating Production Unit (FPU) at depths of 1,200m (4000ft). The operation was....

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MDL RDS completes Angola TCP and flexibles installation

25 May 2022   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) has deployed its Generation 3 Reel Drive System on a multi-product installation offshore Angola. The lay scope consisted of 8 reels in total of Strohm and NOV products – 10” production jumper and 7”....

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MDL tensioner enables GoM deepwater lay

03 May 2022   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) has completed two back-to-back flex-lay projects in the Gulf of Mexico for Oceaneering International. Both scopes covered recovery and installation of flexible jumpers using the MDL TTS-4/375 Series Tensioner mobilised on board the Harvey....

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MDL designs lightweight solution for m-pipe

26 April 2022   Maritime Developments (Ltd) has designed a bespoke solution for the transpooling and storage of Magma’s unique Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) – the m-pipe. The solution consisted of a custom-designed pallet to maintain m-pipe’s MBR (maximum bend radius), with....

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MDL wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise - International Trade

21 April 2022   MDL has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The company has been recognised for its excellence in International Trade, for Outstanding Continuous Growth in overseas sales over the last 6 years. It....

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MDL services Brazil electric winches

13 April 2022   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) has performed an inspection and service of 10 electric winches on board the Seven Waves Pipelay Support Vessel (PLSV) in Brazil. The spread included various-sized winches: from 5-tonne to 40-tonne line pull - one....

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MDL AME refines vessel crane evaluations

15 March 2022   Maritime Developments (MDL) Asset Maintenance and Engineering (AME) division is supporting vessel owners with quick and to-the-point asset inspections. The latest scope performed by MDL AME is an annual crane inspection on the Well Enhancer for Helix Energy....

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MDL en-route with new flex-lay enabler

08 February 2022   Maritime Developments (MDL) is manufacturing a new 4-track tensioner to support global pipe and flex-lay operations. The system is based on MDL’s patented and DNV-approved TTS-4/140 Tensioner Series design, with upgrades to increase handling capacity. The design upgrades include....

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MDL spread supports TFMC double lay campaign

30 November 2021   Maritime Developments (MDL) flex-lay spread has completed two SURF installations for two of TechnipFMC’s North Sea projects. The MDL 4-track tensioner, Generation 2 Reel Drive System and 3.5m overboarding chute were mobilised on board the Deep Arctic to....

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DOF retrieves steel pipe with MDL

16 November 2021   DOF Subsea has completed the recovery of rigid pipeline as part of a decommissioning project in the UK North Sea using an MDL back-deck spread. The 4” rigid pipe was retrieved from water depths of c. 115m using....

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MDL AME concludes platform crane hoists replacement

02 November 2021   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) has completed a multi-hoist replacement on a North Sea platform’s only crane. The scope covered the change out of main, boom and auxiliary hoist winches. All the operations were completed on board the platform....

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MDL AME delivers CTU control system

22 September 2021   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) has delivered a hydraulic control system for a Clevis Tensioning System used on an FSO in Cameroon. This was a fast-track project, with the hydraulic control system being designed and manufactured within a six-week....

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MDL transpools FPSO mooring lines

11 August 2021   Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) has carried out the transpooling of two polyester mooring ropes for an FPSO in South America. The complete scope of work consisted of project engineering and onshore transpooling of 2x 2000m polyester ropes from....

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MDL undertakes double SURF lay for TechnipFMC Norway

20 July 2021   Maritime Developments (MDL) has completed two separate installation campaigns in the Norwegian North Sea with TechnipFMC. The two scopes – both follow-on campaigns from 2020 - were performed using MDL spreads mobilised on vessels from the client’s fleet. On....

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Allseas deploys MDL spread for cable lay

01 June 2021   Maritime Developments (MDL) spread has completed a shallow-water installation in the Dutch North Sea with Allseas. An MDL 6-tonne flex-lay tensioner was used alongside a modular reel drive system for deploying of a 126mm JDR umbilical in 35m....

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MDL supports Ghana LNG development

18 May 2021   Maritime Developments (MDL) has completed a flexible installation in Ghana’s Tema port. MDL Third-generation Reel Drive System, operated by the company’s expert offshore personnel, was used to deploy a 13” gas lift riser from an 11.4m reel which....

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MDL grows client support team

06 April 2021   To address the continuous demand in its home market, Maritime Developments (MDL) has appointed a new Vice President to its client-facing team. Chris Reid has taken the role of VP - UK & Europe and will be responsible....

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MDL awarded a 2-year Frame Agreement by Helix Robotics Solutions

10 March 2021   Helix Robotics Solutions (HRS) has awarded a two-year Frame Agreement to Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) for Project Engineering Services and Equipment Supply. The agreement covers the provision of MDL Project Management and Engineering services, as well as personnel....

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MDL transpools flowlines for India

02 March 2021   The scope of work covered engineering support, on-site project management and the supply of equipment and services to carry out testing and transpooling of 6” static flowlines, stored in Port of Blyth, England. An MDL spread combined of....

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MDL strengthens AME team

16 February 2021   Due to new contract awards and business expansion, Maritime Developments (MDL) has appointed two Business Development Managers to its Asset Maintenance & Engineering division. James Farquhar and Shaun Cooper join the company to help bring cost efficiencies to....

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MDL HLS lays cable offshore China

02 February 2021   Maritime Developments (MDL) has completed a SURF lay project offshore China. The MDL Horizontal Lay System (HLS) was used for the overside installation of power cables in the Liuhua field, South China Sea. The MDL HLS was mobilised with....

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MDL AME completes platform crane winch changeout

27 January 2021   Maritime Developments has completed the change out of a boom hoist winch for a North Sea Operator’s fixed platform crane. The project was a result of a prior inspection and up-front survey of the crane and asset by....

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MDL completes SURF decommissioning project in UKCS for Helix Robotics Solutions

20 January 2021   The work scope covered the retrieval of 7 cables, umbilicals, flowlines and jumpers connected to an FPSO in the UK North Sea, using an MDL equipment spread operated by the company’s expert technicians. The MDL spread comprised of....

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MDL completes 8-month campaign in the North Sea

07 January 2021   Maritime Developments (MDL) has completed a multi-project campaign in the Norwegian and UK Continental Shelves with an international contractor. The campaign commenced in May and covered installation of umbilicals and flexible jumpers in 3 different fields on both....

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MDL supports PiP delivery

02 December 2020   MDL has delivered a comprehensive support package for pipe-in-pipe operations at a client’s spoolbase facility in Norway. The package of work covered maintenance and upgrades to the client’s facility for electrical heat-traced pipe- in-pipe (PiP); as well as....

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MDL joins FPAL community

25 November 2020   Maritime Developments (MDL) has achieved the Achilles First Point Assessment Limited (FPAL) membership. Achilles FPAL is a supplier management system used by Operators and Contractors in the UK, Netherlands and Ireland to prequalify suppliers for opportunities in the....

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MDL opens new Westhill HQ

10 November 2020   Maritime Developments (MDL) has opened a new global head office in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland..

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