Sea Trucks Group has been awarded a contract by Hyundai Heavy Industries to provide an offshore construction/ accommodation vessel for Total in Nigeria.
The project comprises the charter of a DP3 accommodation support vessel and associated services for 430 company personnel at the USAN FPSO, located 100 km offshore Nigeria in water depths of 750 m to support the mooring, hook-up, commissioning and start up activities of the FPSO.
One of Sea Trucks’ DP3 offshore construction / accommodation vessels with fleet number Jascon 30, will be used for the project with a new custom built portable accommodation block installed on deck to provide extra accommodation facilities for 184 persons.
After Akpo in Nigeria and Girassol and Pazflor in Angola this is the fourth accommodation services project the group will execute for Total.
The work is expected to start at the end of July 2011 and to continue for a minimum of nine months with options to extend.