E17 platform heads to North Sea

HSM Offshore has loaded out the E17 production platform from its yard in Schiedam.

Offshore staff

SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands -- HSM Offshore has loaded out the E17production platform from its yard in Schiedam.

The module has been moved onto a barge with multi-wheel trailers and is currently being sea-fastened. In early July, the platform will be transported to its location in the North Sea, 250 km (155 mi) northwest of Den Helder.

The 1,932-metric-ton (2,130-ton) module was built for GDF Suez in 10 months.

06/22/2009

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