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LTAII trenching project


TravOcean Middle East has been contracted by McDermott to provide personnel and equipment to carry out trenching services on four 15 kV submarine cables on Berri Field, one 115 kV and five 15 kV submarine cables on Safaniya field.

All 4 cables installed on Berri field are from shore to platform with 4 shore approaches. All 6 cables installed on Safaniya field are in-field, with no shore approach.

To fulfill client planning requirements, TravOcean Middle East has mobilised two trenching machines fitted with cutting wheel and backfilling system : TM03 onboard Intermac 406 and TM04 onboard Mubarak Supporter shallow water barges. Both barges were fully operated by McDermott.

All 10 submarine cables have been trenched at 1 m top of cables between May and September 2017 on a total length of 31 km (16 km Berri Field / 15 km Safaniya field).

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