Ezra Marine Services in Singapore has contracted SAS Gouda to supply a 200 metric tonne pipelay system for a derrick/lay barge. SAS' remit covers design, manufacture and supply of a pipe tensioning system comprising two 100 t pipe tensioners and a 220 t abandonment and recovery winch with associated sheaves, power unit and controls.
It will also deliver the pipe handling system, which will be capable of handling (concrete) coated pipes from 6-52-in, diameter, and a pipe davits system comprising five davits, each with a 50 t capacity. In addition, SAS will design the articulated load stinger and associated stinger roller boxes.
Russia's MRTS has also contracted the company to supply a 100 t pipe lay system for one of its lay barges.