New contracts for Keppel SingmarineYard News // January 7, 2015
Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd has secured two contracts worth a total of about S$65 million.
The first contract was awarded by Seaways International Pte Ltd (Seaways) to build an anchor handling rug (AHT) vessel suitable for an array of offshore activities.
Designed by Robert Allan and belonging to the Rampage Series, the AHT vessel will have a designed bollard pull of 100 tonnes, and be equipped with Class 1 and 2 fire-fighting capabilities, dynamic positioning systems Class 2, oil recovery Class I capabilities and a host of other equipment. When completed in the second quarter of 2016, the vessel will be the fifth AHT unit that Keppel Singmarine has built for Seaways.
Separately, Keppel Singmarine was awarded a contract by Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), a joint venture shipyard in Qatar between Qatar's premier gas shipper Nakilat and Keppel O&M, to provide technical services for the construction of a liftboat. The technical services include detail and production engineering, technical and commissioning support and procurement support.
This is the first time that Keppel Singmarine will be providing technology solutions for a liftboat, adding to the wide spectrum of specialised vessel projects that Keppel Singmarine can undertake.
The liftboat is designed by Bennett Offshore, a naval architecture and marine engineering arm of Keppel O&M, in collaboration with N-KOM.