Plans for pipelay vessel Pieter Schelte progress

Allseas Group has completed the basic hull design for the platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pieter Schelte.

Offshore staff

CHATEL-SAINT-DENIS, Switzerland -- Allseas Group has completed the basic hull design for the platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pieter Schelte.

The company plans to award the shipbuilding contract in spring 2010. The basic design of the lifting system is expected by year-end 2009. A detail design was awarded in 2009. Design work will be completed in March 2010.

The company ordered long-lead items, such as power generation equipment and thrusters in March 2007. The high-tensile steel for the jacket and topsides lift systems were ordered in June 2008.

Delivery of the completed vessel is scheduled for 2013.

11/12/2009

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