10th Jun 2019

Skandi Africa Arrives in Aberdeen

One of the largest Sub Sea construction vessels in the world arrived in Aberdeen on Thursday 6th June.

This is a mile stone in the history of Aberdeen Harbour Board with the Skandi Africa being the largest vessel to berth in Aberdeen at a length of 161m x 32 m wide with a crane capacity of 900 Te

vessel arrived to collect the Ithaca Vorlich MWA project fabricated by Global Energy Group’s, South Fabrication Division.

The load out was the final chapter for the company, completing a 9 month project consisting of a MWA, Hold Back Structure, Gravity Base and several clump weights with an all in weight of circa 1,000 Te.

South Fabrications, Managing Director, Dave Masson Commented “ we are delighted with the success of the project, which is a credit to the entire South Fabrication team here at the Nord Centre. We look forward to our continued involvement in the Vorlich development with the PAU (Pre-Assembled Units) currently ongoing for load out in early September followed by the next phase due to start imminently consisting of a manifold weighing 120Te and a Riser Base weighing 65Te for load out in Q1 2020.