On 9 August 2013, IHC Merwede signed an agreement with Sapura Navegação Marítima for the design,
engineering and construction of another three 550t pipelaying vessels.
The second, the SAPURA JADE was launched on 17 April 2015 at the yard of IHC Offshore & Marine BV
in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. Previous 550t pipelaying vessels for Sapura Navegação Maritima
built by IHC Offshore and Marine BV is the SAPURA ÔNIX.