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  • Fourth new built accomodation vessel added to Floatel International fleet
    édité le 02/02/2015 - Plus de news de "Floatel" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "Floatel"

Fourth new built accomodation vessel added to Floatel International fleet
In a ceremony held at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore on 31 January 2015, Jill Miller, wife of Robert Miller, Clough Project Director Wheatstone HUC Project, had the honour of naming the Norwegian sector compliant DP 3 accommodation vessel Floatel Endurance.

Floatel Endurance is the fourth semi-submersible accommodation vessel built by Keppel FELS Shipyard for Floatel International and the vessel is due for delivery mid-March 2015. Immediately after delivery from the yard, Floatel Endurance will mobilize to Australia and commence a term contract with Clough/Chevron for Hook up and Commissioning of the Wheatstone platform. Floatel Endurance is also contracted to Statoil in the Norwegian sector; this work is expected to commence mid-2016.

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 2 700 metric tonnes
- Offshore crane support, 2 cranes 100 MT each
- Telescopic gangway 38m, +/‐ 7,5m telescopic action

About Floatel International Ltd

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 is contracted to Chevron Gulf of Mexico up to Q1 2015 and is thereafter contracted to the BP Clair Ridge project.

Floatel Endurance and Floatel Triumph are currently under construction at Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore and are due for delivery March 2015 and April 2016, respectively. Both vessels are contracted immediately up on delivery.

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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