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Sustaining Growth

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Global projects
Projects across Keppel Offshore & Marine’s yards are well underway.

Keel laying work began at


Keppel FELS for the stern
section of Noble Drilling
(Nederland) B.V.’s drillship,
Noble Roger Eason, on
28 December 2010.

P re - f a b r i c a t i o n o f t h e
stern block is being carried
out in Singapore before
transportation to Brazil
for jumbolising with the
existing vessel. Work scope
to be undertaken at the
BrasFELS yard in Angra dos
Reis covers the fabrication,
repair and replacement of
certain components. Celebrating the keel laying of drillship Noble Roger Eason’s stern block were Mr Tong Chong Heong (second from right), CEO of Keppel
Offshore & Marine and Mr Blake Denton (extreme right), Project Manager at Noble Drilling together with the project teams

Over at Rotterdam, the


Netherlands, Keppel The job scope for Swiss-based
Verolme’s ability to meet Allseas’ pipelay vessel involved
market demands and replacing two existing main
deliver on its promises has thrusters with more powerful
been reinforced with the units, equipping the pipe
safe and timely completion supporting stinger with
of upgrade and repair jobs new roller box guides and
for a pipelay vessel, Lorelay upgrading the wire winch
and a semisubmersible system.
drilling rig, Paul B. Loyd, Jr.
Work done for UK-based
Mr Harold Linssen, MD of Transocean’s semisubmersible
Keppel Verolme, shared, drilling rig includes an
“Over the years, Keppel extensive repainting
Verolme has proven that it is programme, installation
capable of handling difficult of two new thrusters and
upgrading, modification a new crane, overhaul of
and repair jobs. We have a anchor chain winches and
proven track record and we equipments, as well as
are happy that our regular upgrading the galley and
clients such as Transocean locker room. keppelite
and Allseas entrust us with
Keppel Verolme has completed the upgrading job for Lorelay, a pipelay vessel for valued
their major projects.” customer Allseas Group

Keppelite I January 2011

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