Mafumeira Sul

Heerema Marine Contractors was awarded the transportation and installation contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME), the field is located 30Km off the Angolan coast within the CABGOC Block 0 in the southern portion of the concession Area A.  The water in this area is approximately 49 m deep. 

HMC’s outline Scope of Work consisted of project management, engineering, transportation and installation of the following structures:

Well Head Platforms (WHP):

  • WHP Centro
  • WHP Sul Pin Piles
  • WHP Sul (to be installed in Phase 2)

Central Processing Complex (CPC)

  • Production Processing Platform (PPP)
  • Living Quarter Platform (LQP)
  • Flare structure, including Bridge
  • LQP-PPP bridge

The transportations of the various components were from several fabrication yards located in: Korea, Angola, China and Mexico. 

Thialf and Hermod worked side by side to perform the installation of these platforms, and they even executed 2 heavy lifts on the same day.

Main Characteristics

Phase 1
Offshore Start Date: 2014 - Q4
Offshore End Date: 2015 - Q2
Phase 2
Planned Offshore Campaign: 2016 - Q1

Main Spread:
Vessels: Thialf, Hermod
Anchor Handling Tugs: Bylgia, Kolga
Towing/Support Tugs: Carlo Magno, Fair Play 32, Pravit Tide, Magnus, Union Sovereign, Union Princess
Transport Vessels: Dockwise - Triumph, Talisman, Swan; OHT - Osprey; Big Lift - Happy Sky; BBC - Citrine
Cargo Barges: H-404, H-406, H-542, Wagenborg 9
Hammers: 2x MHU-1700, 1x MHU-500T, 2x S400

Main Technical Data
WHP Sul Template
WHP Centro Jacket (4-legged)
WHP Centro Topside

PPP Jacket (8-legged + 4 skirt sleeves); 4x Main Piles 96" OD