Singapore’s PACC Offshore Services (POSH) has started work on a more than $100 million subsea installation and construction project off the west coast of India for state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (CGSB).
Marine Services Provider POSH and Consortium Partner Seamec is Delivering an Integrated Suite of Subsea Services for the Seventh Development Phase of the ONGC Pipeline Replacement Project (PRP-7) for its Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contractor Larsen and& Toubro.
POSH will deploy four vessels, including the POSH heavy submarine construction and installation vessel Natuna and the POSH Mallard dive support vessel for Dynamic Positioning 2 for the project, which is expected to continue through May 2024.
The contractor will oversee the overall project management, integrated planning and technical aspects of the installation as lead consortium partner.
POSH has recently repurposed the POSH Mallard as a DSV DP2 with ABS class rating featuring integrated air and saturation diving systems, compliant with International Marine and Contractors Association and international oil and gas producer standards to to further strengthen its capacity to serve the subsea sector.
After being upgraded with saturation and 300 meter diving systems and fitted with a 100 ton underwater crane that can work in water depths of up to 200 meters, the vessel is now ready to take on handles all forms of underwater work, including light to moderate construction. , installation as well as inspection, repair and maintenance scopes.
“This contract win demonstrates the tremendous progress POSH Subsea has made in securing and managing offshore projects, having completed many similar projects over the past few years. This reinforces our position as a partner of choice in the growing underwater space, which is an area of interest for us. We are also excited to add POSH Mallard to our underwater fleet,” commented Ulva Chai, COO of POSH.
“It solidifies our position as a partner of choice in the fast-growing underwater space, which is an area of focus for us. We are also delighted to add POSH Mallard to our underwater fleet. Together, these developments bodes well … as we continue to accelerate our transformation to become a forward-looking, sustainable solutions provider for the global energy industry.