ZPMC Delivers Pipelay Vessel “CPP 601” to CNPC
On 30th Oct, ZPMC subordinate Oil Rigs & Wind Farm Department delivered “CPP 601” pipelay vessel to CNPC. ZPMC constructed 1600-ton fully revolving crane and stinger petroleum pipeline of the vessel.
“CPP 601” pipelay vessel is a special engineering ship China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPPB) made for developing its marine lifting pipelaying business. It is also the largest pipelay vessel in CNPC with the function of lifting, pipe laying and daily life support at sea. Besides, its maximum lifting capacity is 1200 ton when fully revolving, and its lifting capacity is 1600 ton when oriented lifting at sea.
Due to the crane with huge body and large weight, ZPMC installed in section in manufacturing process and created good conditions for integral installation. ZPMC always abided by the installation principle, inspected carefully every details of installation, and eliminated in time hidden dangers, which increased safety factor of crane installation.
CPPB is top-ranking pipeline engineering general contractor at home and abroad. The successful delivery of the vessel laid solid foundation for wider and longer cooperation of CPPB and ZPMC.
“CPP 601” will go to Africa in its maiden voyage and undertake the construction of undersea gas pipeline project in Tanzania.
Press Release, November 04, 2013