ST Engineering to complete outfitting of Geowave VoyagerYard News // February 22, 2008
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has announced that its marine arm, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), has secured a S$28 million contract from Norway-based Waveship AS, a subsidiary of Wavefield-Inseis ASA (Wavefield), for the complete outfitting works on its seismic research vessel, Geowave Voyager.
Work commences at ST Marine's Tuas yard immediately and delivery is expected in second half of 2008.
The extensive work involves installation of all machinery, piping system, electrical system, accommodation, including the modification and upgrading of the seismic equipment system from six streamers to 12 streamers.
Other major work includes the modification and extension of the vessel heli-deck structure.
Measuring 93m long and with a breadth of 22m, Geowave Voyager will join Wavefield's fleet of large-capacity 3-D vessels as one equipped with the latest seismic technology capable of towing up to 12 streamers.
"We chose ST Marine based on their track record in marine seismic vessel conversions of this magnitude. We look forward to a successful working relationship with ST Marine, and an end product that surpasses our expectations," said Atle Jacobsen, CEO, Wavefield-Inseis.