SINGAPORE– Keppel FELS has secured a $315-million contract from Floatel International to build a new harsh environment accommodation semisubmersible. Delivery is scheduled for early 2015.
The new semisub will be based on the DSS 20NS design developed by GustoMSC and Keppel FELS’ Deepwater Technology Group. When completed, it will be able to accommodate 440 persons in single-bed cabins, and will provide support during new construction, maintenance activities, or for decommissioning projects.
This will beFloatel’s fourth accommodation semi with Keppel FELS after the delivery of Floatel Superior and Floatel Reliance in 2010, and the order of Floatel Victory in 2011, which is scheduled for delivery in 4Q 2013.