The Saipem FDS refitting project has been finally completed

Genoa - April 09, 2021

The Saipem FDS refitting project has been finally completed

Genoa - April 09, 2021

After more than three months of refitting the pipelayer Saipem FDS has left Genova for new projects.

The work in numbers:

  • 21.049 t Gross Tonnage, 163 mt long by 30 mt wide.
  • 15.000 mt3 about of scaffolding built.
  • 3 months in the yard to complete the works.
  • 25 days in dry dock.
  • 170: average number of workers per day on the project.
  • 320: maximum number of works per day on the project.
  • 126.000 m2 of paint applied on hull and tanks.
  • Complete renewal of the paint cycle, including sandblasting to bare steel, of n?9 tanks.
  • Main overhauling of the Main Crane (lifting capacity 600 ton), including disembarking of the boom for intensive steel repair and complete painting.
  • Loading test on N.4 Cranes.
  • 30 tons weight of steel substituted.
  • Complete overhaul of n?6 propulsion/maneuvering thrusters.
  • Installation of n?2 Ballast Water Treatment Systems.