Keppel Nantong builds barge for Wheatstone LNG project
Keppel’s unit in China, Keppel Nantong, has started work on a barge for Smit Shipping which will be deployed in the Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG project in Australia.
The new barge, Giant 7, will be the third such unit to be delivered by Keppel to the marine services company, the company said in a statement.
Giant 7 will join the first two units, Giant 5 and Giant 6, which are still undergoing construction, to be deployed in the Wheatstone LNG project, 12 km west of Onslow off the Pilbara coast of Western Australia.
Giant 7 is slated to be completed in 2H 2015, while Giant 5 and 6 are on track for completion in end 2014 and early 2015.