Thursday 22 October 2020

Drydocks World starts Jotun FPSO turntable project

Dubai, UAE, 21 days ago

Drydocks World, the service provider to the marine, offshore, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, has commenced production at Jotun Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Fabrication of Turntable Project.
A steel-cutting ceremony was held to mark the start of production on Jotun FPSO Fabrication of Turntable Project for Bluewater Energy Services for end client, Vår Energi, a statement said.
The Turntable is 24 metres in diameter and 10 metres high, weighing around 925 tonnes. The work on the project will require around 275,000 man hours to complete the fabrication and testing works.
The scope of this fabrication project by Drydocks World – Dubai includes bulk procurement, fabrication engineering, assembly, inspection, mechanical completion, testing and load-out of the Turret Turntable.
The project is scheduled to be delivered by the mid of 2021 and will be designed, fabricated and tested in accordance with stringent Norwegian and international standards, the statement added.
Capt. Rado Antolovic PhD CEO of Drydocks World said: “Our experienced team continues to successfully deliver challenging projects on a global scale, which is testament to our focus on continuous innovation. 
Drydocks World has significant experience of constructing large scale projects for prominent offshore companies, demonstrating the yard’s vast fabrication capacity; positioning it as a leader in turret fabrication while ensuring excellence in safety and quality. 
As one of the few worldwide specialists capable of constructing such complex Turrets, our Dubai yard has the proven expertise with seven turrets previously delivered, including the world’s largest turret.  
Once again we thank Bluewater for trusting Drydocks World Dubai to be their yard of choice and we look forward to a long term of a rewarding business partnership.”—TradeArabia News Service


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