• The Seven Antares is 100% owned by NigerStar 7.

    She was built in 2009, has a 300t main crane capacity and is a 120t S-lay vessel with capacity to lay pipe of up to 60-inch diameter; with an accommodation area in excess of 330 berths and a deck area of over 1300m². As at today, it is the only Nigerian owned asset approved for pipelay activities by the most stringent IOC requirements.

    The vessel is a class ABS A1 pipelay vessel, also ideal for conventional, heavy-lifting and hook-up projects.

  • Pipelaying System

                  Max Tension (t) 120t
                  Tensioners (No. and type) 2 x 60t horizontal tensioner
                  A&R Capacity (t) 120t
                  Pipe Range (inches) -60 - 4inch
                  Storage Capacity (t) 2 racks of 15m on main deck 2 x 1,900t
                  Working Station (No.) 7
                  Stinger (m) 18m
                  Operating Water Depth (m) 5m to 60m
    S-Lay Comments S-Lay system designed and built by SAS Gouda