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Ardent: Cutting Up Troll Solution

Images, starting top left and proceeding clockwise:

Ardent completed removing the

Troll Solution jack-up in November, 2016. Ardent deployed assets from several countries, including the crane barge Conquest MB-1, and a 1,000-ton hydraulic wreck grab from the Netherlands. Further sup- port vessels were deployed from the

U.S. and Mexico.

A computer generated image il- lustrates how Ardent planned to dismantle and dispose of the Troll

Solution next to the active CAAN-A wellhead platform.

A survey print-out shows removed sections of the Troll Solution jack- up as the wreck removal case was ongoing.

Ardent naval architect Roland De

Marco walks in front of the bow piece of the Troll Solution after the salvage team cut and lifted it from the seabed. 16 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • JANUARY 2017

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