Dalian Awarded Second New Build Accommodation Jackup from CBI-MMEER
CBI-MMEER Accommodations Ltd. has placed a second new build order for a state of the art Accommodation and Construction Support Jackup for delivery by August 2015. This order builds upon CBI-MMEER's existing relationship with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Inc. (DSIC Offshore) by constructing a second Gusto MSC designed AJ-46-360-C. The unit will have the following features:
- Rated for 350' Water Depth
- Dual-Use Accommodation & Construction Assist
- Initial Bed Capacity of 354 People on Board, Expandable to 450 via Modules
- 900 Person Life Boat Capacity
- Ample Deck Space for Lay-Down & Work in Progress
- Three Construction Cranes include a 55' Cantilever with a Mounted 200 Ton Pedestal Crane, and Two 50 Ton Auxiliary Cranes
- Fully High-Spec, Self-Elevating, Jackup Unit
- Harsh Environment Operable
- Delivery by August 2015
"The positive response to our first new build order has led us to finance this second order. We find working with DSIC Offshore's construction teams and executive management to be a rewarding experience, and look forward to broadening our relationship through this additional new build unit," said Evan Claar, Chairman of CBI-MMEER Accommodations Ltd.
"This High-Spec Jackup Unit will provide the offshore industry with exceptional Accommodation and Construction Support, and fills a need for new equipment built to the highest safety standards," said Mike Mullen, Director of CBI-MMEER Accommodations Ltd.
"This newbuild design takes into account the new requirements coming forth from the oil companies operating in Australia, Southeast Asian Rim, the Middle East and in addition is well suited for accommodation and support construction projects in the Southern Sector of the North Sea," Mullen told Rigzone.
CBI-MMEER Accommodations Ltd. is a joint venture between CBI Capital LLC and Mike Mullen Energy Equipment Resource, Inc. The venture has orders for two High-Spec Accommodation and Construction Assist Jackups for delivery in 2015.
Pareto Offshore advised Dalian on this transaction.
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