COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered a pipelay heavy lift vessel SapuraKencana 1200 to its Asian buyer.
The delivery documents were signed between COSCO Nantong and the buyer recently.
The pipelay heavy lift vessel is designed to carry out multiple functions including oil piping processing, laying, installation and heavy lifting. Classed by ABS, the vessel is capable of working in shallow water of up to 200 meters with a ten-point mooring system.
The vessel is also equipped with a DP3 dynamic positioning system, which enables it to carry out heavy-lifting installation of large-scale offshore structures such as platform blocks, modules and jackets, as well as S-type pipe laying operations in water depths of up to 1,500 meters.
SapuraKencana 1200 measures 153.6 meters in LOA (length of all), 35 meters in breadth, 16.8 meters in depth, with a design draft of 7.5 meters and a lifting capacity of 1,300 tonnes.
Press Release, March 19, 2014; Image: Ulstein