HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McDermott International, Inc. (“McDermott”) announces the christening of its Construction Support Vessel 108 (“CSV 108”) at Metalships & Docks shipyard in Vigo, Spain.
The shipyard hosted a naming ceremony attended by Tony Duncan, Executive Vice President, Subsea for McDermott and Manuel Rodríguez, Chairman of Metalships & Docks, SAU, local dignitaries and project staff.
“We expect the CSV108 to join the fleet in 2015, once the final deck equipment has been installed,” said Duncan. “The vessel will service the immediate needs of the subsea market as a construction support vessel, and should our client requirements for pipelay require additional capacity in the future, the versatility of CSV108 allows us to convert it for pipelay services.”
CSV108 will immediately transit to Norway for the installation of two portside active heave compensated cranes for the final stage in its construction.
McDermott is a leading provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for upstream field developments worldwide. The Company delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipelines and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for complex Offshore and Subsea oil and gas projects to help oil companies safely produce and transport hydrocarbons. Our clients include national and major energy companies. Operating in more than 20 countries across the world, our locally focused and globally integrated resources include approximately 14,000 employees, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels, fabrication facilities and engineering offices. We are renowned for our extensive knowledge and experience, technological advancements, performance records, superior safety and commitment to deliver. McDermott has served the energy industry since 1923 and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
In accordance with the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, McDermott International, Inc. cautions that statements in this press release which are forward-looking and provide other than historical information involve risks and uncertainties that may impact McDermott's actual results of operations. The forward-looking statements in this press release include, among other things, the expected timing of the vessel joining the fleet. Although McDermott's management believes that the expectations reflected in those forward-looking statements are reasonable, McDermott can give no assurance that those expectations will prove to have been correct. Those statements are made based on various underlying assumptions and are subject to numerous uncertainties and risks, including without limitation, changes in project design or schedules, contract cancellations, change orders and other modifications, and difficulties executing on the project. If one or more of these risks materialize, or if underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expected. For a more complete discussion of these and other risk factors, please see McDermott's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013. Except to the extent required by applicable law, McDermott undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement.