Sembcorp Marine subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard, in a consortium arrangement with Indonesian shipowner PT Scorpa Pranedya, has secured a US$300 million Floating Storage Offloading (FSO) tanker conversion contract from Mobil Cepu Ltd, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, contractor for the Indonesian Oil and Gas Regulatory Body (BPMIGAS) for Cepu Block.
Under the contract, the shipyard is responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and hook-up work of a very large crude carrier (VLCC)-sized floating storage and offloading vessel that is expected to be deployed in offshore Tuban for the Banyu Urip Project, located in East Java, Indonesia.
Mr. Ong Poh Kwee, Managing Director of Sembawang Shipyard said "We are very proud to be part of the project. We are committed to work closely with all partners involved in this milestone project for a successful outcome. We believe that with our expertise, we will be able to achieve the desired expectations, in order to help the government of Indonesia in fulfilling the national priority with respect to energy needs."
The engineering, procurement, and construction of the project is to be completed 27 months after contract award.
October 28, 2011