derrick barge

derrick barge

[′der·ik ‚bärj]
(petroleum engineering)
A crane barge used in offshore drilling platform construction and suitable for work in rough seas.
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Epic will continue to operate from the existing facilities in Texas and Louisiana, US as well as maintain the operation of major assets including the Derrick Barge Hedron (1763T), the Derrick Barge Arapaho and the Saturation Diving Vessel, Epic Explorer.
Once on location at SM71, the Tetra Hedron derrick barge will commence operations to set the jacket and drive the pilings to secure it to the seafloor.
The 2017 campaign will see McDermott's Derrick Barge 30 remain deployed for the execution of pipeline work in Brunei.
At the time of the accident, Voces was working with a derrick barge crew in dismantling a platform of Houston-based Talos Energy in an area called Vermillion Block 200, located some 88.
The project will cost the client significantly less than the other available option of using a derrick barge to remove the tower.
Repair of ULCCs, VLCCs, offshore rigs, derrick barge and pipe-laying barge.
J RayCOs derrick barge DB101 accomplished the installation of the jacket and topsides structures, as well as hook-up activities, completing the project in June 2008, just 18 months from the date of award.
The revolving gun turret from the civil war era "Ironclad" ship Monitor is lifted from the ocean floor and placed onto the derrick barge "Wotan.
A 400-ton crane aboard the derrick barge Wotan hoisted the steam engine from 240 feet below the ocean's surface to a waiting ferry barge.
In the first phase of the project, Global Industries' Offshore Construction Division used the derrick barge Arapaho to install the four-pile pump station platform in 33 feet of water.
Working closely with the design engineers and the structural steel and concrete trade contractors, LMB developed a dramatic water erection scheme using a Chesapeake 1000 Shearleg Derrick Barge.
Following removal of the clay - and a certain amount of debris, the majority of which was raked up from a derrick barge towed by a tug - the bed level varied from 16 to 30 m below chart datum.