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  • Floatel International takes delivery of Floatel Endurance
    édité le 17/04/2015 - Plus de news de "Floatel" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "Floatel"

Floatel International takes delivery of Floatel Endurance
On 16 April 2015 Floatel International took delivery of its fourth semi-submersible DP accommodation vessel, Floatel Endurance, from Keppel FELS Singapore. Floatel Endurance started its voyage to Australia the same day where it will commence its maiden charter for Clough/Chevron’s Wheatstone development project. Floatel Endurance is also contracted to Statoil in the Norwegian sector; this work is expected to commence mid-2016.

Floatel Endurance is equipped with the most modern accommodation facilities able to house 440 persons, all in single bed cabins. In addition the vessel is outfitted with ample recreation and common areas providing maximum comfort for its guests. The vessel can be positioned alongside the host platform either on Dynamic Positioning (DP3) or by deploying its 10 point mooring system.

The vessel is built for harsh environment and meets the most stringent requirements for world-wide operations.

Key facts about Floatel Endurance:

- Harsh environment unit for worldwide operations
- DP 3 position system, 10 point mooring
- 440 bed accommodation capacity, all single bed cabins
- 75 office work stations
- Free fall life boats and emergency chutes
- Workshop and warehouse facilities for construction support
- Deck area 2 200 m2
- Payload 3 000 metric tonnes
- Offshore crane support, 2 cranes 100 MT each
- Telescopic gangway 38m, +/‐ 7,5m telescopic action

About Floatel International

Floatel International Ltd was established in 2006 to satisfy a market demand for a new generation of offshore floatels. The vision of the Company is to own and operate the most modern, safe and reliable floatel fleet in the world to meet the increased market demand.

The first vessel, Floatel Superior, was delivered in March 2010 and is specifically designed for hostile environment meeting the latest North Sea regulations for year around operations. Floatel Superior has been in operation in the North Sea region since early 2011. Floatel Reliance is designed for medium harsh environment delivered October 2010 and commenced a 5-year charter for Petrobras in January 2011. Floatel Victory was delivered in November 2013 and is designed for harsh environment. Floatel Victory recently completed a charter for Chevron in US Gulf of Mexico and is furthermore contracted to Premier Oil, Solan project and BP Clair Ridge project in UK sector.

Floatel Triumph is currently under construction at Keppel FELS and is due for delivery end April 2016. Floatel Triumph contracted to Inpex, Ichthys project with an expected commencement date mid-2016.

Floatel International AB is a management company responsible for operational management and construction supervision for and on behalf of the Owner, Floatel International Ltd.

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