CSL Delivers Deck Cargo-Jacket Launch Barge to NPCC Abu Dhabi

Monday / September 26, 2016


The Deck Cargo / Jacket Launch Barge built for National Petroleum Construction Company (“NPCC”), Abu Dhabi was flagged off by Shri Madhu S Nair, Chairman & Managing Director, Cochin Shipyard Limited (“CSL”) today for delivery at NPCC Yard in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.

As per the contract, the vessel was to be delivered on 4 November 2016 at Abu Dhabi

The vessel was contracted on 5t January 2015 with NPCC, a holding company of the Abu Dhabi Government having operations in the Arabian Gulf, South Asia and South East Asia. The “Mega Block Erection” of the vessel was commenced on 12 January 2016 and the vessel was launched on 22August 2016.

The Barge is designed by CSL and meets the standards of American Bureau of Shipping and [various international regulations.The vessel has a length of 180 metres, breadth of 42 metres and depth of 11 metres. The barge will be used for transportation and float over of offshore top sides up to 30,000 Metric Tons (MT). The vessel can also be used for launching offshore jacket structures of up to 15,000 MT. It is fitted with four large pumps with a total capacity of 26,000 Cu.M/Hr, a fully computer controlled level controlling and monitoring system and two main generator sets of capacity 2100 KW each, catering to the power requirements.

This is the second vessel being built by CSL for NPCC, Abu Dhabi. CSL had constructed and delivered a 130 metre long barge to NPCC in 2003.

On 20 September 2016, CSL delivered ICGS ATULYA, the nineteenth and the penultimate vessel in the twenty Fast Patrol Vessel series being built for the Indian Coast Guard, 91 days ahead of contractual deadline. CSL has completed building of two vessels within a week’s time.

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