Jumbo awarded transportation & installation contract in Sergipe, Brazil
Jumbo’s Offshore division was awarded the contract by Sapura to perform the transportation and installation of the FSRU’s Mooring System as well as project management and engineering services, the company said in its press release. The mooring system comprises an anchor base and a rotating yoke arm filled with water and barite ballast. The structures will be loaded in Batam, Indonesia, and subsequently transported and installed at the offshore site by one of offshore Heavy Lift Cargo Vessels, Fairplayer or Jumbo Javelin. The work is expected to be completed by 31 December 2018.
Sapura Energy Do Brasil LTDA has a contract to undertake the Engineering, Procurement and Construction related to the Pipeline for UTE Porto de Sergipe 1 Combined Cycle Power Plant; the Transportation and Installation of the FSRU’s Mooring System including riser and umbilical; and finally, the Hooking-up of the FSRU/riser/umbilical. The Port of Sergipe project is Brazil’s first private-private engagement in a space previously dominated by state-owned enterprises.
The Port of Sergipe project comprises a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal with a 170,000 cm floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), a 6.5 kilometre natural gas pipeline, a 1,516 megawatt combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant, and a 33 kilometre electricity transmission line. Its annual electricity generation will be equivalent to approximately one million individual residential consumers reached. The sponsors of this project are Golar Power, a global integrated LNG company, and Ebrasil, a regional thermal plant operator.
Jumbo is a privately-owned company that has become a global enterprise with two main divisions, Shipping and Offshore. For 50 years Jumbo has been providing innovative, safe, reliable and efficient heavy lift transportation solutions for a wide range of industries worldwide.
Jumbo operates a versatile fleet of state of the art heavy lift vessels with lifting capacities ranging from 650 to 3,000 tonnes. Services range from transporting large and heavy pieces of equipment requiring maximum lifting capacity and outreach, to smaller, lighter cargoes and to calling at small, underdeveloped and shallow water ports. Jumbo’s offshore installation vessels are operated worldwide in both the Oil & Gas and Renewables industry.