Bluewater Claims Saipem Contract

first_imgzoom Bluewater Energy Services B.V. has secured a contract with Saipem SA for the engineering of two complete deep water Turret Mooring Systems and the related procurement and construction of two Turret and Swivel Systems.The Turret Mooring Systems will be part of two converted FPSO units, owned by Total, for the Kaombo deep water Field Development Project, located in Block 32, offshore Angola in a water depth of 1650 meters.The Kaombo development scheme includes 59 subsea wells, connected through around 300 km of subsea lines, to two FPSO units, each with a production capacity of 125,000 barrels per day.“With an extensive track record in Turret Mooring Systems already, this project is a great opportunity for Bluewater to strengthen its position as one of the few worldwide specialists and suppliers of large complex Turret Mooring System,” said Hugo J. Heerema, President and CEO of Bluewater Energy Services B.V.Bluewater specialises in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and/or storage (FPSO, FSO) systems, as well as  provides Single Point Mooring (SPM) systems.The company has designed, manufactured, supplied and installed FPSO, FSO and SPM systems for oil companies worldwide through turnkey supply and time charter contracts.The company also provides operational and logistic management and support for FPSO and FSO systems. June 5, 2014last_img read more

UN chief congratulates Gabon for peaceful presidential poll urges acceptance of results

‹ › “He stresses the importance for all political stakeholders to abide by the electoral law and refrain from making remarks on the outcome of the election before it is known,” the statement added. It also noted that the Secretary-General has asked his Special Representative for Central Africa and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa, Abdoulaye Bathily, to continue his engagement with all relevant stakeholders to defuse tensions. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon (September 2015). UN Phot/Evan Schneider Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Jean Ping, former Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission and President of the fifty-ninth session of the UN General Assembly.(September 2014). UN Photo/Mark Garten “The Secretary-General calls on all Gabonese to accept the results of the election and to address any disputes they may have through existing legal and constitutional means,” according to a statement issued by Mr. Ban’s spokesperson. “He asks all stakeholders to refrain from inciting or taking part in any acts of violence. The successful conclusion of the electoral process will mark an important step forward in the consolidation of democracy and rule of law in the Gabonese Republic.”According to media reports, the election was closely contested between the candidates – incumbent President Ali Bongo, seeking a second seven-year term, and opposition candidate Jean Ping, a former chairman of the African Union Commission – with the outcome still pending. In the statement, Mr. Ban’s spokesperson said the UN chief hopes the same spirit of peace and transparency will prevail before and following the official announcement of the provisional results, which should reflect the will of the people. read more