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    Sembawang wins work on DP pipelay barge

    Yard News // June 20, 2003
    Sembawang Shipyard Private Limited (Sembawang Shipyard), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SembCorp Marine Ltd (SembCorp Marine), has secured a major contract from Consolidated Projects Ltd (CPL) to complete, outfit and commission an Offshore Dynamic Positioning Class 3 pipe-lay/construction barge, with fleet member Jascon 5 and built to American Bureau of Shipping Classification rules with notation ABS + A1 Barge + PAS + DPS3 "Pipelay".

    The vessel will be operated by Offshore Contractors Ltd (OFFCON).

    One of the most challenging aspects of this major contract requires the shipyard to undertake part of the basic design and detailed Engineering, Procurement and Completion of the project - detailed engineering, outfitting and commissioning of a new bargehull that is now currently being constructed in China, into a DPS 3 self-propelled pipe-laying and construction barge.

    The new hull, measuring 140m in length, 40.6m in breadth and 8.75m in depth, was expected to arrive in the shipyard in March 2003 and undergo 8.5 months of completion work in Sembawang Shipyard.

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