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    Swiber completes floatover for Petronas

    Projects and Operations // December 29, 2015

    Swiber Holdings Limited has announced that together with its joint venture partner Alam Maritim Sdn Bhd it has completed installation work on the NC3 Field, a part of the SK 316 Gas Development Project off Sarawak Malaysia.

    The NC 3 field development project for Petronas was awarded to a Technip – MMHE Joint Venture (TMJV) TMJV subcontracted the offshore transportation and installation scope to Alam Swiber Sdn Bhd.

    The scope of work was divided into two campaigns. The first campaign involved the transportation and installation of a wellhead platform jacket and topside (WHP), the launching and installation of a 9,500 tonne central process platform jacket (CPP) as well as the installation of a link bridge between the CPP and WHP Platforms. The offshore installation for Campaign 1 was successfully executed in between March and May 2015.

    The second campaign involved the installation by floatover of the 13,000 tonne CPP Topside on the previously installed jacket. Mating of the topside was performed in less than four hours on 12 September 2015.

    Swiber utilised its in-house vessels, including the derrick lay barge Swiber Kaizen 4000, floatover and launch barges Holmen Pacific and Holmen Atlantic, as well as an array of support vessels.

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