UTEC Survey Asia Pte Ltd (Singapore) has received a contract award from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd (MMHE) to supply survey and positioning services in Turkmenistan. Under the terms of the contract UTEC Survey will support the MMHE-Technip JV installation of a 7,000mT Gravity Based Structure (GBS) and topside floatover. The work is scheduled to take place in fourth quarter 2010.
In addition to providing positioning services for the structures, UTEC will deploy precise motion and environmental sensors in order to provide real-time monitoring during the installation.
Sean Fowler, Managing Director of UTEC Survey Asia, commented: "This contract represents a key milestone in UTEC Survey's service record. We have worked closely with MMHE-Technip in developing a robust technical solution which fits their critical path installation schedule. In selecting UTEC, the MMHE-Technip JV demonstrates tremendous confidence in our ability to deliver an innovative, cost-effective positioning and monitoring solution."