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    Keppel to build GSPís "eco-friendly" multi-purpose vessel

    Yard News // August 15, 2008

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Limitedís wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd has secured a S$181 million contract to build a multi-purpose heavylift/pipelay vessel for Romanian drilling contractor, Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP).

    To be classed by the American Bureau of Shipping, th vessel will be designed and built to meet international environmental standards. The vessel will be certified with the new Environmental Safety notation, which provides stringent guidelines on preventing pollution, minimising the discharge of harmful substances and emissions, and the treatment of sewage, among others.

    Well-suited for unrestricted service worldwide, GSPís new vessel is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2011, and will be deployed to the Black Sea and Mediterranean regions.

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