Crane barge undergoes major overhaul

Leighton Offshore has relaunched its crane barge Leighton Mynx following an upgrade program.

Offshore staff

KUALA LUMPUR. Malaysia -- Leighton Offshore has relaunched its crane barge Leighton Mynxfollowing an upgrade program.

The scope of work included the installation of new accommodation facilities for 165 personnel, a CAP437-compliant helideck, hull strengthening, new 50-metric ton (55-ton) mooring winches and associated control system, and three new 820 kW main generators and one 520 kW emergency generator.

Leighton also added a new Manitowoc 16000 crawler crane (400-metric ton, or 441-ton, capacity), designed for offshore use.

The vessel, built in 2006, has performed installation of five single point moorings on the east and west coasts of India and completed topside modifications on the Mumbai High field.

Leighton Mynx is now being mobilized to northwest India to undertake work associated with the Mangala pipeline project for Cairn Energy India.

09/27/2010

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