Keppel Shipyard Is Awarded Jumboization Contract
Keppel Shipyard, a member of the Keppel Hitachi Zosen Group, has secured a $3.9 million jumboization contract from Baggermaatschappij Boskalis bv (Boskalis), an operating arm of the Royal Boskalis Westminister Group in the Netherlands, to upgrade its Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, Seaway for enhanced dredging capabilities.
Upon completion, the Seaway will work on several reclamation projects in Singapore and the region.
Keppel Shipyard's scope of work on the Seaway includes the fabrication and installation of a new 105 ft. (32 m), 1,100-ton mid-body section in the ship.
In addition, the dredging and power management systems will undergo extensive modifications to cater to the increase in dredging depth from 115 x 190 ft. (35 to 58 m).
The vessel currently has a length overall of 433 ft. (132 m), a breadth of 72 ft.
(22 m), a depth of 41 ft. (12.5 m) and a hopper capacity of 8,000 cu. m. Following the lengthening, the vessel will measure 164 ft. (58 m) with a hopper capacity of 13,000 cu. m. Seaway was expected to arrive in Keppel Shipyard in late October 2000 for a first quarter 2001 completion. The workscope will be carried out in compliance with the rules and regulations of Classification Society Bureau Veritas and the Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate.
Other stories from November 2000 issue
- Cornering the ULCC Niche page: 8
- The Future Of E-Commerce: Will The Maritime Industry Be Left Behind? page: 12
- Shipowners, Charterers Launch New Internet-Based Shipping Exchange page: 15
- Shipbuilders Complain To EU About S. Korean Subsidies page: 16
- Robert Allan Lands Fireboat Design Contract page: 16
- Tribon Solutions Signs Contract With DHI page: 18
- FBMA Babcock Secures TriCat Order page: 19
- Keppel Shipyard Is Awarded Jumboization Contract page: 19
- World Single Hull Tanker Phase-Out Is Coming page: 22
- INTERTANKO Calls For "Reasoned Solution" In Wake Of Single Hull Phase Out page: 23
- Exxon Mobil Appeal Rejected page: 24
- IMO Forum To Address High-Density Oil Spills page: 24
- Greek Ferry Disaster Will Result In Safety Enhancements page: 26
- New Safety Technology Unveiled page: 26
- Oil Instability, consolidation Muddy Offshore E&P Picture page: 27
- World Floater Market Is Stable page: 29
- Olympic Engine Selection Evokes Thoughts Of "Green" page: 31
- Volvo Penta Offers Larger Engine Range page: 33
- MTU Presents New 8000 Series page: 34
- ZF Fortifies Product Line, Business Plan page: 36
- ABS Innovates For Petrobras Project page: 40
- Environmentally Sound, Commercial Efficient Wastewater Treatment page: 45
- Ansell Jones Uniquely Serves Offshore Market page: 48
- Deepwater Business Prospects Ripe page: 49
- W&D Completes Moran Series page: 50
- Atlantic Marine Awarded Additional ATB Contract page: 50
- Klyne Tugs Orders AHTS From China page: 52
- What Happened to the Hunley: ? page: 58
- Companies Bond Together To Form American Salvage Association page: 64
- Gas Ship Design Challenges page: 66
- McAlear Named CEO Of Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard page: 73
- Historical Keel Laying Occurs At Ingalls page: 74
- Polish Shipbuilding Industry Consolidates, While Competition Continues To Boom page: 75
- PRS Seeks Strong Comeback, Stresses Safety page: 80
- New Marine Technology: The Hallmark of SMM 2000 page: 81
- The "Wired" Ship page: 88
- Flat Screens, Big Images page: 88
- Wartsila Unveils Plans For The Future page: 89
- Wartsila To Provide Power On Unique Icebreaking Tankers page: 90
- Kvaerner Delivers Explorer of the Seas page: 94
- The SatCom Shakeout page: 95