China Shipyard Delivers Offshore Pipelay Heavy Lift Vessel

MarineLink.com
Thursday, March 20, 2014
A similar vessel: Photo courtesy of PR Allseas

COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard a subsidiary of the COSCO Shipyard Group informs it has delivered a pipelay heavy lift vessel, "SapuraKencana 1200", to its Asian buyer.

The pipelay heavy lift vessel is designed to carry out multiple functions including oil piping processing, laying, installation and heavy lifting.

Classed by ABS, the vessel is capable of working in shallow water of up to 200 meters with a ten-point mooring system. It is also equipped with a DP3 dynamic positioning system, which enables it to carry out heavy-lifting installation of large-scale offshore structures such as platform blocks, modules and jackets, as well as S-type pipe laying operations in water depths of up to 1,500 meters.

SapuraKencana 1200 dimensions are: 153.6 meters LOA , 35 meters in breadth, 16.8 meters in depth, with a design draft of 7.5 meters and a lifting capacity of 1,300 tonnes.

About COSCO Shipyard Group
Founded in June 2001, COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, is a subsidiary of China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO). It specializes in large vessel construction, marine engineering, conversion, and provision of ship repair services. The group has shipyards in Dalian, Nantong, Zhoushan, Guangdong Province, Shanghai, Lian Yungang and other places.

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