Page 14: of Maritime Reporter Magazine (July 1980)
Delivers Offshore Rig
To Consafe Offshore
The SSV Safe Concordia, Gotaverken
Arendal newbuilding 911, was delivered re- cently to Consafe Offshore, Sweden. The off- shore rig has been chartered by Phillips
Petroleum and will operate at the Ekofisk
This is a large, twin-hulled, column-stabil- ized unit; it is the second accommodation and multi-service rig built at Gotaverken
Arendal for Consafe Offshore. A sister rig, the Treasure Supporter, was delivered in
March this year.
The Safe Concordia and Treasure Sup- porter are the first units in the world fully complying with the latest requirements of
NPD regarding accommodation offshore.
Each rig has accommodation for 600 persons in high-standard, two-bed cabins, each in- cluding shower and toilet.
Large recreation areas take care of the free time onboard: there are cinema, TV- rooms, library, conference rooms, and gym- nasium. In addition to the offshore personnel living onboard, the restaurant has capacity to serve additional people from other plat- forms.
The cabins are partly built as a permanent deckhouse, partly as modules. The modulized accommodation is adapted for easy removal if a larger deck area should be required for construction or service duties.
Safe Concordia features a fully redundant dynamic positioning system including four 3,000-bhp azimuthing thrusters and two fixed 2,000-hp thrusters. Power is supplied by sev-
PO. BOX 201 ONE EDGEWATER STREET
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. 11771 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. 10305
TEL: (212) 442-7400
MATTON TURECAMO MATTON TURECAMO TANKERS
TRANSPORTATION CO TRANSPORTATION CORP SHIPYARD CO INC INC
Around the clock, Turecamo's modern fleet of fast, pow- erful tugs stand ready to instantly provide you with the very best in towing services. Added to this are the years of invaluable ex- perience docking and undocking ships of all sizes and in every phase of towing operations.
When you want fast, efficient and economical service...Call
DOCKING • UNDOCKING harbor, sound, coastwise, canal and lake towing
TURECAMO COASTAL & HARBOR TOWING CORP.
Semisubmersible, multi-service offshore rig SW Safe
Concordia was delivered recently by Gotaverken Aren- dal to Consafe Offshore. en diesel generators with total output of about 18,000 hp.
These rigs have very much set the stand- ard of offshore accommodation.
Currently under production at the Arendal yard are four jackup drilling rigs, two for
Salen Energy, Sweden, and two for Protexa,
Mexico. A semisubmersible drilling rig to be operated north of the 62nd parallel is under construction for Wilh. Wilhelmsen, Norway. *
FUEL-SAVING TANKER — The Ionia, a 80,840-dwt tanker built at the Hiroshima
Works (Innoshima) of Hitachi Zosen, was delivered recently to Tanker Shipping Enter- prises Limited (Liberia). Her Hitachi/B&W main engine is a newly developed long-stroke diesel with a constant-pressure turbocharger designed to permit an approximate 7 percent saving in fuel oil. Maximum continuous out- put is 15,000 bhp (11,033 kw), which pro- vided a trial speed of 15.56 knots. Built to conform with IMCO's latest international regulations for the prevention of sea pollu- tion, the ABS-classed vessel has segregated ballast tanks, an inert-gas system, and COW (crude oil washing) system. Ionia has a length BP of 233 meters, beam of 42 meters, depth of 19.3 meters, and designed full-load draft of 12.22 meters (764.5 by 137.8 by 63.3 by 40.1 feet). 16 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News