Aker Kvaerner Awarded Contract

Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Aker Kvaerner awarded floater installation contract with BP Norway BP Norway has awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for tow and installation of a floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO). The FPSO will be installed at the Skarv field in the North Sea. The total contract value is approximately NOK 300 million. The scope of work includes pre-installation of the 15 leg mooring system, tow from South Korea to Norway and transportation and installation of the FPSO. The work will be executed by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Aker Marine Contractors.

The new-built offshore construction vessel BOA SUB C, on long term charter for Aker Marine Contractors, will be used for the mooring pre-installation. The vessel is equipped with diesel-electric propulsion, dynamic positioning class, 3 400 tonnes active heave compensated crane and 600 tonnes anchor handling winch. The vessel is tailored to perform mooring and subsea installation work up to 3000 meters in depth. The BOA SUB C vessel is currently engaged in several projects in the Gulf of Mexico. Other vessels for this operation will be sourced from Maersk Supply Service.

Pre-installation of the 15 leg mooring system will be executed in 2010, while transportation and installation of the complete FPSO will be executed in 2011. The planning and engineering will commence in January 2008.


People & Company News

MN100: Shock Mitigation

The Company: The company provides marine organizations, boat builders and equipment manufacturers with relevant subject matter expertise plus an independent overview

MN100: BlueTide Communications

The Company: BlueTide is a leader in the provisioning, implementation, monitoring and support of satellite equipment. Combining the power of HUGHES proprietary

Transas to Unveil the ‘Future of Maritime Operations’

Today's maritime industry requires realistic solutions and concepts for a modern, integrated operational infrastructure that delivers a sustainable, viable future,

Contracts

Austal Dives into Loss

Australia’s largest shipbuilder Austal posted a full year loss of $84.28 million because a program to build war ships for the US Navy took longer than expected.

Russian Shipbuilder Signs $1 bln Oil Rigs Contract with Iran

Russian shipbuilder Krasnye Barrikady and Iran's Tasdid Offshore Development Company (TODC)  have signed a deal worth $1 billion to build five offshore drilling

BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips 'Quit' Alaska LNG Project

BP, Conoco Phillips, and Exxon Mobil said that the 65-billion dollar megaproject would be too unprofitable for them to move into the next phase of development.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Repair Ship Simulators
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0887 sec (11 req/sec)