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Shell awards Van Oord offshore pipelay contract off Gabon

10th November 2014

Van Oord has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the replacement of a dual 10-kilometre long oil export line offshore Gabon by Shell Gabon

Shell awards Van Oord offshore pipelay contract off Gabon
The project contributes to Gabon’s export of energy and is important for the economic development in the region

The execution period runs from November 2014 to the summer of 2015.

The export line runs from the Gamba terminal, 200 nautical miles south of Port of Gentil, to a pipeline-end manifold (PLEM).

The existing 30 inch line will be replaced by a looped dual 22 inch sea line system with pigging facilities allowing for inspection and cleaning.

Van Oord will deploy shallow water pipe lay barge Stingray.

The project contributes to Gabon’s export of energy and is important for the economic development in the region.

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