Dockwise prepares for busy transportation schedule

Offshore staff

BREDA, the Netherlands -- Dockwise Shipping has secured nine new contracts for heavy marine transport with a total value of $33 million.

McDermott Australia contracted the company to transport a Marlin B jacket structure for the Kipper Tuna Turrum project in the Bass Strait off Victoria.

This project involves development of the Tuna gas cap, Kipper field, and Turrum reservoir. Thee Marlin B jacket will be carried piggyback aboard the CBL 102 launch barge and delivered to the offshore location late this year.
Another contract involves transporting the self-elevating platform SEP Prion for Construtora Norberto Odebrecht late this year to Sao Luis, Brazil.

Around the same time, OPI International Contractors has commissioned the transportation of a deck barge and a derrick barge to Luba, Equatorial Guinea.

Other awards include the transport of three jackup rigs. The West Prospero will be delivered shortly to Vietnam, while the 191 and 255 rigs will be transported to the Far East during 4Q 2010 for Garuda Energy.

André Goedée, Dockwise’s CEO, said: "Offshore exploration, development, and production continue to show increasing levels of activity. The slowly Increasing level of utilization of the larger jackups yields more work for the larger vessels.”

10/04/2010

Related Articles

Deep Casing Tools strengthens Middle East presence

Jan 22, 2015

Deep Casing Tools has established a new regional base in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) area in the United Arab Emirates. 

San Leon, Ardilaun complete offshore Ireland transaction

Jan 22, 2015

San Leon Energy has completed the sale of Island Oil & Gas to Ardilaun Energy.

UMG plans first hyperbaric reception facility in the Middle East

Jan 21, 2015

The Unique Maritime Group is reported to have established the first hyperbaric reception facility (HRF) in the Middle East. 

Acteon establishes Clarus Subsea Integrity

Jan 20, 2015

Acteon has announced the start-up of Clarus Subsea Integrity Inc., a new group company created from 2H Offshore’s subsea integrity business segment. 

UAE fabricator adopts AVEVA software range

Jan 19, 2015

Fabricator Eversendai Offshore has committed to invest in AVEVA Marine software.

Trending News

CGG starts Australian North West Shelf seismic survey

Mar 3, 2015

CGG has started acquiring the Davros 3D BroadSeis and BroadSource multi-client survey in the Northern Carnarvon basin on the North West Shelf of Western Australia. 

SSTB 2015: Trelleborg to demonstrate flow assurance solutions

Mar 3, 2015

Trelleborg plans to showcase its latest developments in subsea insulation and flowline protection solutions at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition in New Orleans, March 3-5. 

Offshore photo of the day

SSTB 2015: OZ Optics unveils new sensor technologies

Mar 3, 2015

OZ Optics is showcasing its ForeSight family of fiber optic Brillouin distributed strain and temperature sensors at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition.

Offshore photo of the day

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>