Keppel O&M wins contracts to build anchor handlersYard News // March 28, 2003
Keppel Singmarine, the specialised shipbuilding division, will build three 60 tonne bollard pull Anchor Handling Tug/ Supply (AHTS) vessels, one for Hadi H Al-Hammam Establishment (Hadi) from Saudi Arabia while the remaining two for Pacific Richfield Marine Pte Ltd (PRM), a Singapore-based customer.
These vessels will be completed in the first quarter of 2004.
Keppel Singmarine has delivered two AHTS vessels to Hadi in the last two years, and is currently building a 140-tonne bollard pull purpose-built AHTS vessel for PRM. This vessel is due for delivery in the last quarter of 2003.
The remaining contracts are for upgrade of ENSCO 57 and remedial work on ENSCO 52 by Keppel FELS Ltd (KFELS) and the enhancement of ENSCO 82 by AMFELS Inc, for repeat customer, ENSCO Offshore Company (ENSCO).