COSCO Nantong delivers heavy-lift vessel

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd. has announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the company's 51%-owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has delivered the SapuraKencana 3500 pipelay heavy-lift vessel to its Asian buyer.

May 20th, 2014

Offshore staff

SINGAPORECOSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd. has announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the company's 51%-owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has delivered the SapuraKencana 3500pipelay heavy-lift vessel to its Asian buyer.

The vessel is designed to carry out multiple functions, including oil piping processing, laying, installation, and heavy lifting. Classed by ABS, the vessel is capable of working in shallow water of up to 200 m (656 ft) with a 10-point mooring system. The vessel is also equipped with a DP-3 system, which enables it to carry out heavy-lifting installation of large-scale offshore structures such as platform blocks, modules, and jackets, as well as S-type pipe laying operations in water depths of up to 1,500 m (4,921 ft).

SapuraKencana 3500 measures 156.4 m (513 ft) in LOA (length overall all), 44.8 m (147 ft) in breadth, 16.8 m (55 ft) in depth, with a design draft of 7.4 m (24 ft), and a lifting capacity of 3,500 metric tons (3,858 tons).

05/19/14

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