Ideally suited to extended duration operations, company says.
Stabbert Maritime has added a multi-purpose construction vessel to its fleet.
The Ocean Intrepid barge is 381 feet in length, features DP-2 dynamic positioning, a 400T motion compensated crane, a 978 sq ft moonpool and the ability to house over 100 people working offshore for an extended period of time.
The vessel provides a large working platform for a broad range of offshore operations, and Stabbert Maritime describes it as "an extremely cost effective work platform for extended duration offshore operations."
Operators and service providers are cutting staff and freezing investment in a dash to save money as oil prices continue their free-fall, a senior UK industry figure has warned.
Operators in the US have spoken out against burdensome financial guarantees, or bonds, required by the government to cover future costs of decommissioning in the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere.
CNR International, the operator now decommissioning the North Sea’s Murchison platform, has said its focus would shift now to west Africa because UK government fiscal reforms relating to the North Sea are too little, too late.