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    Smit moves Snorre B hull

    Projects and Operations // December 1, 2000
    Smit Transport & Heavy Lift has completed the load-out/float-off of the steel hull of Snorre B, Norsk Hydro's new floating production unit.

    Smit's semi-submersible heavy barge Giant 4 was mobilised to undertake the assignment, which was performed at Cadiz, Spain, using the 'skidding' method.

    Snorre B, which was built at Dragados Offshore in Cadiz, will operate in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The hull consists of a ring pontoon - four linked pontoon sections - each with a 40m high column. The 12,678 tonnes stabilised floater is 85msquare.

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