Veripos wins major Indonesian positioning contract
Posted on 11.02.2008 - 12:00 EST in CONTRACT AWARDS by Rons_ROV_Links
Veripos has been awarded a two-year contract by hydrographic survey and subsea specialists PT Pageo Indonesia of Jakarta for provision of high-precision Differential GPS positioning services in support of major site survey and rig-positioning operations being carried out in the Mahakam Delta, Kalimantan on behalf of Total E&P Indonesia, a subsidiary of the Total Group of companies.
The services, which include supply of Veripos' latest LD3 integrated mobile GPS receiver and demodulators for calculating positions and output of data, are being used in support of jackup, semi-submersible and swamp drilling barge operations as well as shallow water survey vessels engaged in assisting dredging and work barge activities. Accuracies are typically better than 1m.
Commenting on the award, Veripos' Asia-Pacific Regional Manager, Raymond Wong, who heads the company's Singapore office and logistics base, said: "This recent contract award is a further demonstration of the continuing development of our Far East satellite positioning services following similar recent contracts from leading offshore concerns in China, Malaysia and Russia."