Keppel O&M secures marine projects

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M)’s wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) has recently secured four contracts from repeat customers. The first contract that Keppel Shipyard secured is from BW Catcher Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of BW Offshore, for the installation and integration of topside modules for a newbuild Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel.

The second contract is from SOFEC, Inc. (SOFEC) to fabricate an Internal Turret Mooring System for a Floating Storage and Offloading vessel that will operate in Maersk Oil’s Culzean Field in UK’s section of the North Sea.

For the third contract, Keppel Shipyard will carry out upgrading work to the pipelay vessel, Castorone, for Saipem Offshore Norway AS (Saipem). Keppel Shipyard’s job scope includes the replacement of switchboards to improve the vessel’s power distribution systems, renewal works on 45 kilometres of electrical cables, various pipelay system upgrades as well as the construction of new water ballast tanks and conversion of old ones into fuel oil tanks to optimise the vessel’s capabilities.

The fourth contract is from Woodside Energy Ltd for the modification and upgrading of the FPSO vessel Ngujima-Yin to support the Greater Enfield Project. The shipyard’s job scope includes marine and hull life extension and refurbishment works; installation of new customised water flood module, turret risers and power and control module; as well as modification of swivel system, marine and topside related piping.

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