South Korea: DSME Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for Heerema’s Deep Water Construction Vessel

Heerema's Deep Water Construction Vessel Aegir

On 12th December, the keel laying ceremony for Hull No. 3402 was held in the Neutae Heavy Zone. Several members involved in this project attended the ceremony including Mr. Pieter Heerema who is the client’s owner and President of Heerema.

As a safety incentive, Heerema donated 250 Oxygen detectors to DSME.

Mr. Pieter Heerema said at the ceremony “I was very impressed with the high standard of safety management and quality when I looked over the shipyard. We trust DSME`s world-renowned technology, systematic quality, and safety management systems. Because of this we chose DSME as our partner. We also wish for the construction to be successful and free of any injuries and accidents. For this, Heerema hands over 250 Oxygen detectors to contribute to the safe work of all DSME workers.”

Hull No. 3402 is a deep water construction vessel with pipe laying facilities and is scheduled to be delivered in October 2012.

Measuring 215 meters in length and 46 meters in width, the vessel weighs 32,000 tons and will be equipped with a 4,000 ton crane and a large pipe reel. This will enable the vessel to lay pipes under the water up to 3,000 meters deep.

The vessel can be operated at speeds of up to 14 knots by utilizing seven thrusters. When this vessel arrives at its location, it will achieve accurate positioning by using its Dynamic Positioning System and Abandonment Winch System. These systems are able to operate in even exceptionally harsh weather conditions.

Subsea World News Staff , December 20, 2011;  Image: Heerema

 

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Jul 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Deepwater Intervention Forum

The conference named as Deepwater Intervention Forum will cover areas like designing to reduce training time, developing competency in well…

read more >

Marine Warranty Surveying

Marine warranty surveyors ensure that best industry practice and correct procedures are followed in the planning and execution of critical…

read more >

4 week Introduction to ROV Systems

The course has been formulated to provide a basic understanding of how to safely perform operations and maintenance on an ROV system…

read more >

1st EUROPE OIL GAS TRAINING SIMULATION FORUM

The event – unique in its kind around the world – will be an excellent platform for networking, benchmarking, exchanging business ideas…

read more >