Construction of Flotel Ship for Pemex

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Wednesday, August 06, 2014


With traditional keel laying, began work today mount flotel tier ship for worker accommodation platforms Pemex Exploration and Production. The vessel, to be delivered in July 2016, measured 131 meters in length and 27 meters wide, and will accommodate 700 people.
The event was held at the Children J. Barreras shipyard in Vigo SA, which Petróleos Mexicanos, through its subsidiary PMI Comercio Internacional, maintains control since December 2013, when it acquired the majority of shares. Thus, you can transfer technology and knowledge to Mexican naval sector.
The event was attended by the CEO of PMI, José Manuel Carrera.
Note that the last February took place the first cut sheet for the manufacture of the ship and have since performed the engineering design, preparation of steel for the hull fitting and equipment purchases.
Its design includes the installation of two cranes, each with a lifting capacity of 15 tons to a height of 20 meters. The vessel will be equipped with a helipad and a telescopic offshore for the transfer of personnel to the oil rig walkway.  It also will feature cabins, offices, locker rooms, workshops, conference room, meeting room, nursing, medical office and kitchen.
Barriers president, José García Costas, said that this event confirms that the yard is kept in full swing. Among the projects is the construction of a tuna boat Processes for Mexican company, which will work on the Pacific coast of Mexico and other offshore vessels, as a vessel for Diavaz setter and passenger vessels.
Hijos de J. Barreras, founded in 1892, is one of the world leaders in manufacturing large boats equipped with advanced technology; throughout its history has produced more than 1,500 boats.

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