The world’s largest and most sustainable SSCV Sleipnir has safely put in the Tolmount platform In the Southern North Sea. The venture consisted of putting in the two,350 metric ton jacket and a pair of,500 metric ton topside constructed by Rosetti Marino.
Sleipnir traveled to the Tolmount Field situated 40 km off the coast of Hull, UK, with a water depth of round 51 meters on October 7. Installation started on October 12 when the jacket was safely lifted from the Heerema barge H-408. After finalizing jacket and pile set up, Sleipnir lifted and put in the two,500 metric ton topside on October 13, over 5 hours, to finish the Tolmount Platform venture. The offshore gasoline discipline is collectively owned by Premier Oil (50%), who can also be the operator, and Dana Petroleum (50%).
The Tolmount jacket and topside arrived on the Tolmount discipline following a 5,390 km journey from Rosetti’s yard in Ravenna, Italy. The Tolmount Platform will likely be a Normally Unattended Installation (NUI), situated within the neighborhood of the 42/28d-13 appraisal nicely and can deal with moist gasoline manufacturing from 4 platform wells. The Premier Oil operated Tolmount discipline improvement is on monitor to ship first gasoline within the second quarter of 2021 and will likely be an necessary power provider for the UK.
Rosetti Marino managed the development and set up of the low-carbon design jacket and topside on behalf of shopper Premier Oil. The venture concerned greater than 1,100,000 manhours, was executed LTI free, and was accomplished over a length of 26 months.
“The shut collaboration with Rosetti Marino has been a spotlight of the Tolmount venture. Despite challenges launched by the continued pandemic, we labored collectively to search out artistic options, which had been dealt with with whole professionalism and excessive regard for security,” stated Michel Hendriks, Heerema Transport and Installation Director.
Sleipnir has a variety of sustainability measures, together with dual-fuel performance permitting the vessel to run on LNG, a cleaner gasoline than normal MGO. During the Tolmount set up, the vessel ran on LNG, lowering carbon emissions and Heerema’s affect on the planet. This motion is in step with Heerema’s announcement that the corporate will go Carbon Neutral in 2020.
Despite summer time coming to a detailed, Heerema’s Sleipnir continues to be busy within the North Sea, and with one other profitable and secure set up accomplished, the vessel strikes on to the following venture in an energetic summer time marketing campaign.
(Source and picture: Heerema)
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