Bergesen Worldwide Offshore has awarded Aker Marine Contractors, in partnership with Sonsub, a contract for the installation of a mooring and riser system for the first Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the
The work comprises installation of the turret buoy, mooring system and risers for the former Ultra Large Crude Carrier Enterprise at the Ku-Maloob-Zaap field in
The marine installation is planned to commence in the first quarter of 2007, using either the Normand Cutter or the BOA Sub C as main installation vessel. In addition, a diving vessel will be used for tie-in of the flexible risers. The project will commence immediately.
Torgeir Ramstad, President of Aker Marine Contractors said, “We have pursued this key target for a while as we believe this challenging project is a good fit with our joint capabilities with Sonsub. The focus will now be on delivering this fast track project on time and without incident in close dialogue with our customer.”