Heerema Marine Contractors was awarded the transportation and installation contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME), the field is located 30Km off the Angolan coast within the CABGOC Block 0 in the southern portion of the concession Area A. The water in this area is approximately 49 m deep.
HMC’s outline Scope of Work consisted of project management, engineering, transportation and installation of the following structures:
Well Head Platforms (WHP):
- WHP Centro
- WHP Sul Pin Piles
- WHP Sul (to be installed in Phase 2)
Central Processing Complex (CPC)
- Production Processing Platform (PPP)
- Living Quarter Platform (LQP)
- Flare structure, including Bridge
- LQP-PPP bridge
The transportations of the various components were from several fabrication yards located in: Korea, Angola, China and Mexico.
Thialf and Hermod worked side by side to perform the installation of these platforms, and they even executed 2 heavy lifts on the same day.