Transocean – Sedco 709 Drilling Rig
The Sedco 709 underwent a dry lift operation where a heavy lift vessel, the Gavea Lifter, was partially submerged in the Port of Saldanha. Once safely ’dry-docked’ onboard the heavy lift vessel towing operations to “A” Berth commenced for execution of the Rig Upgrade.
Our parent company RBG were appointed Project Managers (US$20m).
All the local ship repair industry participated in the project with SA Five undertaking all pipe/steel repairs on deck, inside columns/pontoons and installation of the new accommodation module.
Approximately 100 Tons, 3500 m piping
Scope of Work:
Management of Shipyard Services, Construction Engineering, Modifications & Procurement, Fabrication, NDT, Commissioning & As Built Documentation.