Kreuz Subsea Mobilizes New-Built Vessel, Enters Into JV in Brunei
Subsea services company Kreuz Subsea mobilized the new-build dive support vessel (DSV) Kreuz Challenger as part of its 7-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP). The contract, which runs until 2022, includes supporting BSP with inspection, repair, and maintenance services to be carried out on offshore oil and gas structures in Negara Brunei Darussalam's territorial waters.
The structures include drilling platforms, production stations, mini-production stations with combined drilling and production functions, gas compression stations, vent jackets, two single buoy moorings, Brunei’s LNG loading jetty, and various pipelines—typically in depths of up to 80 m.
The DP-2 DSV Kreuz Challenger was purpose-built by the Vard shipyard in Norway to meet BSP’s standards and requirements, as well as the current industry-recognized diving system assurance, DNV class standards, and IMCA regulations. The vessel can accommodate 105 personnel and is equipped with a 100-ton active heave compensation crane, a 12-man saturation diving system, and a self-propelling hyperbaric lifeboat.
Kreuz Subsea, headquartered in Singapore, has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Bruneian offshore marine services company, SPHI Marine Sdn Bhd, with SPHI Marine acquiring a 10% equity interest in the firm’s Brunei operations.
As part of the JV, Kreuz Subsea has committed to developing local personnel with competencies in the field of offshore commercial diving and remotely operated vehicle services through the transfer of technical knowledge over the tenure of the BSP contract. To date, it has trained more than 80 Bruneian subsea workers to internationally acceptable standards.
JIP Aims for Life Extension Road Map for Top Tension Risers
A newly launched JIP aims to bridge the BSEE and API frameworks and achieve industry consensus on the analysis and inspection data required to assess the feasibility of an extended service life.
How To Find the Right Data System for Equipment Inspections
Inspection data management system software can help companies bolster their mechanical integrity programs, but choosing the wrong software can have a lasting impact on a company’s operations. So, what goes into finding the right software for your needs?
Trendsetter Completes Delivery of Production Equipment for Leviathan Project
Trendsetter Engineering completed its 2-year design and build work for Noble Energy’s Leviathan project.
Don't miss out on the latest technology delivered to your email every two weeks. Sign up for the OGF newsletter. If you are not logged in, you will receive a confirmation email that you will need to click on to confirm you want to receive the newsletter.
11 February 2019
30 January 2019
04 February 2019
28 January 2019
19 February 2019