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 third and last, the SAPURA RUBI was launched on 21 August 2015 at the yard
of IHC Offshore & Marine BV in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.
The first vessel from this agreement is the SAPURA ÔNIX, the second is the SAPURA JADE.