China’s COSCO Nantong has delivered a pipelay heavy lift vessel, “SapuraKencana 1200”, to SapuraClough, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s oilfield services provider SapuraKencana.
The SapuraKencana 1200 developed by Ulstein Sea of Solutions is equipped with a ZPMC fully revolving derrick crane. The vessel is designed as a self propelled vessel with a 10-point mooring system for operations in waterdepths upto 150 m. For deep water operations the vessel utilizies its DP system.
The SapuraKencana 1200 is designed aiming for maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness and features a center single joint firing line to optimize pipelaying
operations that are not hampered by vertical motions due to roll. The firing line and the single joint fabrication areas are on a tween deck completely covered by the main deck. This provides a clean and dry environment for the pipelay equipment and an unobstructed main deck.