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    Sadra close to completing new pipelay barge

    Yard News // August 26, 2005

    Naval architects SCHIFFKO in Germany say Sadra shipyard in Iran is close to completing the construction of a new pipelay barge, the PLB 132.

    SCHIFFKO completed the design of the PLB 132 earlier this year.

    The barge will use the S-lay technique for pipelines of up to 40in diameter including piggy-back pipe of 4in diameter to a water depth of 100m, and will be used by Sadra Group on the South Pars project in the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.  

    SCHIFFKO said PLB 132 is due to be delivered and commissioned into service shortly.



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