Keppel Singmarine to construct rock dumping fall pipe vessel

Royal Boskalis Westminster has awarded Keppel Singmarine a contract to construct a 159-m (522 ft) long rock dumping fall pipe vessel.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Royal Boskalis Westminster has awarded Keppel Singmarine a contract to construct a 159-m (522 ft) long rock dumping fall pipe vessel.

The vessel to be will have a 23,000 metric ton (25,353-ton) carrying capacity and will feature propulsion machinery, special rock handling equipment, and a flexible fall pipe with a ROV for positioning.

Construction is scheduled for completion late next year.

02/09/2010

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