Drydocks Bags Turret Fabrication Deal from Orwell Offshore for FPSO Layang

Drydocks World, a Dubai-based provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors, reported Thursday that it is set to expand on its extensive track record of constructing Turret Mooring Systems, securing a contract from Orwell Offshore to fabricate an external Turret for FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) Layang for deployment to the Layang field in Block SK310 offshore Sarawak, East Malaysia.

Drydocks World’s experienced team will play an integral role in facilitating successful project completion during this fast track project expected to be delivered in 1Q 2016. The technical expertise and innovative solutions at Drydocks World have successfully delivered similar external turrets for FPSO’s and FSRU’s. The external turret for Orwell Offshore will deliver significant improvements in operational effectiveness and weathervaning capabilities on FPSO Layang, enabling FPSO operations in water depths of up to 295 feet (90 meters). Drydocks World’s innovative strategy has lead the company to win global projects for the international energy industry, such as Orwell Offshore, validating our approach into the future.

Drydocks World has constructed massive scale projects for world renowned offshore companies, demonstrating the yards vast fabrication capacity while ensuring excellence in safety and quality. As one of the few worldwide specialists capable of constructing such large complex Turret Mooring Systems, Drydocks World has the proven expertise with 4 turrets previously delivered. With the completion of the final module for the world's largest turret approaching, Drydocks World has created a name for the company in successful offshore fabrication. Constructing this turret for Orwell offshore is a milestone in marking the next phase of turret development at Drydocks World and we look forward to working with Orwell Offshore again.


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