The fields are in average water depth of 1,500 m (4,921 ft). The turret is expected to be completed early next year.
Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings has awarded Keppel Singmarine contracts to build two ice-class supply vessels and an ice-class multi-purpose duty-rescue vessel, all due for delivery next year.
They will support platforms serving Lukoil’sV.Filanovsky oil field development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea. The vessels will provide year-round delivery of cargoes, salvage, search and rescue, fire-fighting, and towing and tanker mooring operations.