Castorone

  • PIPELAYING CAPACITYtriple joint 12 m or double joint 18 m; pipe size up to 48” (60” including coating)
  • J-LAY TOWERFeatures for future installation of a fixed tower for pipelaying in J mode through the centre moon pool
  • LENGHT330 m excluding ramp/stinger
  • FIELD OF ACTIVITYOffshore Construction

Pipelaying vessel

CLASSIFICATION

Class ABS

+A1, Crane Service, HELIDK, Pipe Laying Service, Ice Class A0, Ice Class IA, (E), +AMS, +ACCU, +DPS-3, TCM

Additional notations: UWILD, RRDA, CRC

 

DIMENSIONS

Length (o.a.): 330 m excluding ramp/stinger

Moulded breadth: 39 m

Operational draft: min. 9.5 m, max. 10.6 m

Transit draft: 10 m approx.

Displacement: 100,000 t at max. operational draft

 

PERFORMANCE

Max. speed: 14 knots

Pipelaying capacity: triple joint 12 m or double joint 18 m; pipe size up to 48” (60” including coating)

 

CARGO/TANK CAPACITY

Deck area: 4,300 sq.m

Fuel oil: 6,500 cu.m

Fresh water: 1,400 cu.m

Ballast water: 36,000 cu.m 20,000 t pipe storage in cargo holds

 

DECK EQUIPMENT

Main crane: 600 t @ 30 m, 350 t @ 46 m

Pipe handling cranes: 2 x gantry cranes 110 t @ 42 m

Pedestal crane: 30 t @ 30 m

S-lay stern ramp: 120 m long hinged stinger composed of 3 articulated and adjustable sections

Tensioners: 3 x 250 t

A/R winch: 750 t (6” diam. x 3,850 m length)

Working stations: 3 welding + 4 completion

Triple joint fabrication shop below deck ROVs: 2 Work Class ROVs rated for 3,000 m of water depth

PROPULSION SYSTEM

Main gensets: 8 x 8,400 kW at 600 rpm each

Emergency generator: 1 x 1,200 kW

Power distribution: 2 separate switchboards 11 kV

Main shafts: 2 x 8,000 kW

Azimuthal thrusters: 6 x 92 t

Bow tunnel thrusters: 2 x 35 t

Stern tunnel thruster: 1 x 35 t

 

ACCOMMODATION

702 persons

Mess room; offices; crew lifts; meeting rooms; gymnasium/recreation; television rooms

 

DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEM

DP system: fully redundant, class 3

Reference system: 2 x HIPAP 501 for 3,000 m of water depth; 3 x DGPS 2 x Taut Wire

 

HELIDECK

12.8 t, 22.2 D-value - suitable for Super Puma and Eurocopter, Sikorsky S61N & Sikorsky 92

 

J-LAY TOWER Features for future installation of a fixed tower for pipelaying in J mode through the centre moon pool

 
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