Dutch Firms Net Kazakhstan Shipyard FEED Contract

Dutch Firms Net Kazakhstan Shipyard FEED Contract

Dutch Firms Net Kazakhstan Shipyard FEED Contract

Consultancy and engineering firms Royal HaskoningDHV and Witteveen+Bos have been awarded the USD 18 million contract by energy company Eni to design a new shipyard in Kazakhstan, near the town of Kuryk on the Caspian Sea.

The new shipyard will provide shipbuilding, repair and maintenance to support the country’s growing oil and gas exploration and production activities.  The project is jointly managed by Italian energy company Eni and the National Company KazMunayGas (KMG). The first phase of the project will see ship building at a rate of 400 tonnes per month and maintenance of 70 ships a year.

Royal HaskoningDHV Project Director Wim Klomp said: “We are working closely with our partner Witteveen+Bos and local consultancy NIPI Neftegas to deliver Front End Engineering Design services for all aspects of Kuryk shipyard and to obtain local statutory approvals on behalf of our client. The programme timeline is very short, so our challenge is to create a fully integrated project team that allows rapid decision making and efficient co-ordination between the large number of different but inter-related technical areas within the project. Our focus is to maximise local content, such as the choice of engineering solutions for the construction phase, and operational methods used in the working shipyard.”

Services encompass project management, planning, onshore marine works, buildings, and mechanical & electrical services. With the design phase now underway the Eni-KMG client team are now starting to identify potential international partners with shipbuilding and ship repair expertise to invest in and operate the new shipyard.

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