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    Keppel secures contract for work on Castoro Sei

    Yard News // November 25, 2009

    Keppel Verlome BV in The Netherlands has secured a contrcatfor the repair and modification of the semi-submersible pipelay vessel Castoro Sei for Saipem.

    Keppel Verolme has been tasked with overhauling four thrusters, installing new stinger handling support rails and repairing and modifying the onboard gantry cranes and fendering system. The semisubmersible pipelay vessel will also undergo an extensive hull blasting and painting programme.

    Work on Castoro Sei is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2010. She will thereafter be deployed for the Nord Stream project, a gas pipeline which will link Russia and the European Union via the Baltic Sea. 



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