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    Drydocks World to build self elevating platform for Afcons Infrastructure

    Yard News // May 27, 2011

    Drydocks World has signed a contract with Mumbai-India based construction group Afcons Infrastructure to provide detail engineering, procurement, construction and delivery of a self-elevating platform, to be named SEP Samrat.

    The 45m flat bottom pontoon barge, which will be built at the Dubai facility, can be jacked up with four spuds and a jacking system with an elevated weight of 2,928 tonnes.

    The vessel will be equipped with a main crane and other equipment including six mooring winches, three gensets, jacking systems, power packs, pumps and other miscellaneous equipment.

    The shipyard will offer detail engineering, procure approximately 1,506 tonnes of steel for hull, spuds, jack house and spud guides, foundations and other outfit steel, carry out outfitting, surface preparation and painting, installing equipment, spuds, electrical cables and lighting,  load out, inclining experiment and sea fastening for sail out.

    The project is due to be completed by December 2011.

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