Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. awarded Sea Trucks Group a contract for the provision of flotel services for the Malikai deepwater development project in the South China Sea.
Image of the Jascon 34, from Sea Trucks.
Malikai is located 100km off Sabah, Malaysia, at a water depth of around 500m. The platform is located within the area of the Block G production sharing contract.
The scope of work consists of providing accommodation support services for 200 construction personnel. The contract will be for a period of two months, with options to extend.
Sea Trucks will use the Jascon 34, a DP3 accommodation pipelay construction vessel, for this project. The vessel features accommodation facilities for maximum 335 persons and will be connected to the Malikai tension leg platform, which InterMoor recently completed, via its active heave compensated telescopic gangway.
Offshore activities are scheduled to commence in mid 2016.