Aibel on TEN topsides

February 14, 2014

Aibel Thailand has signed the contract for the topside procurement and fabrication of the Tweneboa, Enyenra & Ntomme (TEN) project with MODEC.

The scope includes seven modules weighing in total 9400-tonne.

Image: Nick Routledge, VP Operations and Business Development Aibel Asia

The modules will be transported from Aibel’s yard in Thailand to Singapore, where they will be integrated on to a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, before the FPSO is installed offshore Ghana. 

The TEN development will comprise up to 24 development wells connected to the TEN MV25 FPSO, moored in about 1500m water. Offshore installation is due to start in 2015 and be completed in the second half of 2016.

“We are very pleased to continue our good relationship with MODEC here in South East Asia. This project follows on from Tupi, Guara and OSX-3 and we expect additional projects from MODEC in the future,” says Nick Routledge, VP Operations and Business Development Aibel Asia (pictured).

First steel cut late April

The project activities for Aibel will start with first fabrication late April 2014. The final module will be loaded out at the end of April 2015.

Facts

- The client is MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd., the construction arm of Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co., Ltd (MODEC), a Japanese-owned shipowner and FPSO operator. 

- MODEC currently operates more than a dozen countries and has built more than 25 FPSO/FSO’s around the world.  

- The end client is Tullow Ghana Ltd.The FPSO will operate in deep waters off Ghana, West Africa.



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