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First Launch Of SeaTec In 2011
SeaTec is pleased to announce the successful launch of m/v Stella
Annabel, a 180,000 DWT Capesize Bulk Carrier on the 12th January
2011 in Dalian.
M/V Stella Annabel, Hull number BC1800-36, is the second from a
series of four Capesize ships ordered by Singapore based ship owner
Cara Shipping, classed to CCS, flying Singapore flag and built by
DSIC.
Vessel is scheduled for sea trials at the end of February with
anticipated delivery at the middle of March 2011.
SeaTec Launches Bunker Oil Analysis Programme
SeaTec's Condition Monitoring department now offer a
further analysis service, the analysis of bunker fuel oil.
SeaTec's fuel oil analysis for bunker fuel consists of a
series of specified tests undertaken as per the ISO 8217
standard and in compliance with MARPOL Annex VI
requirements.
For more information click here.
Delivery Of M/V Stella Cherise
SeaTec is pleased to announce that, M/V Stella Cherise, a 177,000
DWT Capesize Bulk Carrier has been delivered to owners on the 05th
November 2010.
M/V Stella Cherise, Hull number H1181, is the first from a series of
Capesize ships ordered by Cara Shipping, classed to BV, flying
Marshall Islands flag, and built by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding
Co., Ltd.
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With her overall length of 292m, breath of 45m and depth of 24.8m,
she has deadweight of 177,832 metric tons at the scantling draft of
18.3m, and develops a service speed of 15 knots at CSR of 14,331
KW x 86.2 RPM by one set of main engine MAN B&W 6S70MC (Mark
VI).
Naming Ceremony For M/V Ping An
SeaTec site team members witnessed the official naming
ceremony of m/v Ping An, a 16.500 DWT Product
Oil/Chemical/IMO II Tanker constructed by Zhejiang Friendship
shipyard.
The vessel is classed to BV, flying the flag of Marshal Islands, and
owned by Zhejiang Materials Industry International Co., Ltd., one
of the largest Chinese stated owned companies. The vessel
commenced her maiden voyage after the naming ceremony.
Launching Of RZS Milestone
SeaTec is pleased to announce the successful launch m/v RZS
Milestone, a 180,000 DWT Capesize Bulk Carrier on 03rd August
2010.
M/V RZS Milestone, Hull number BC1800-34, is the first from a
series of four Capesize ships order by Cara Shipping, classed to
CCS, flying Hong Kong flag and built by Dalian Shipyard.

MK7.

With her overall length of 295m, breath of 46 and depth of 24.8m,


she has deadweight of 160,000 metric tons at the designed draft of
16.5m, and develops a service speed of 15 knots at CSR of 15,861
KW x 86.2r/min by one set of main engine MAN B&W 6S70MC-C

Vessel is scheduled for sea trials at the end of August with anticipated delivery at the middle of September
2010.
SeaTec Lead The Way With Fuel Oil Conversaions
New regulations, especially environmental rules, implemented during a vessel's trading life dictate
that retrofit and upgrading works need to be undertaken. The recently enacted rules to reduce
greenhouse gas emissions are one such challenge recently addressed by SeaTec.
On the 1st January 2010, new European legislation* came into force, that requires all vessels
berthing in a European Union port for more than two hours to burn marine gas oil with a sulphur
content of less than 0.1% in their auxiliary boilers. Failing to meet this legal requirement means
that heavy fines can be imposed by the individual member state.
Many auxiliary boiler manufacturers can retrofit existing installations with new burners and modify
boiler control panels for low sulphur marine gas oil operation. However, this can very often be the

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extent of their involvement, and the additional modifications required for the rest of the fuel oil
system, are no less important and must be considered.
To be compliant with this European legislation, SeaTec can offer the full range of necessary services to
convert fuel oil systems to operate on Low Sulphur Marine Gas Oil. SeaTec has been active in this field well
in advance of the introduction of this legislation and, with by deploying experienced engineers, can apply a
practical solution that will meet with the requirements of the classification societies and at the same time
minimise disruption and conversion costs.
SeaTec Repair Services UTM Surveys: Made To Measure
SeaTec Repair Services (SRS) offers Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTM) surveying as part of
its widening portfolio of technical services. UTM surveys are provided on a global basis, to a high
technical standard and, importantly, at a very competitive price.
SRS offers UTM services via managed relationships with highly reputed thickness gauging companies
which under SRS's guidance are able to achieve high standards of performance, ensuring strict
adherence to the codes and procedures as prescribed by the leading classification societies. SRS'
partners are currently approved by LR, GL, BV, RMRS, RINA, ABS, DNV, and NKK.
SeaTec Help BAE SYSTEMS With The Design Of The Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier
At the end of September 2009 SeaTec were awarded a contract to undertake
3D computer modeling of the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.
The modeling process involves BAE Systems sites around the U.K.
developing detailed 3D computer models of large blocks of the vessel, based
on design information from the primary designers.
When BAE Systems required further resources to enable the Govan team to
complete the modeling process, SeaTec were able to step in, join the team
and work to provide an engineering resource solution to suit the
programme.. In a very short period of time, the SeaTec team has grown to
37 Foran trained 3D computer modelers, and at the end of January, the team achieved a major design
review milestone allowing SeaTec to prepare the model for outputs and production.
The last model review took place in early May and success was again achieved with the reviewers noting
that SeaTec had achieved their targets at an impressive rate. The team is now in the last phase of the
project and is expected to continue until July/August 2010.
Naming Ceremony Held On WG Tasman
SeaTec site team members witnessed a key milestone on Western Geco's
newbuilding programme with the official naming of the WG Tasman. The naming
ceremony for the first of the two vessel under construction at Drydock World-Dubai
was held on 24th March 2010.

Trials On WG Tasman Seismic Survey Vessel


SeaTec is pleased to announce the successful completion of builder's sea
trials on the WG Tasman, a seismic survey vessel, which is completing
construction at Dry-dock World, Dubai. SeaTec are providing site
supervision services to Western Geco and the Sea Trials took place during
February 2010.

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Cara Shipping 177,000 DWT Capesize Bulk Carrier Steel Cutting


In Q1 2010, Cara Shipping awarded SeaTec the contract of site
supervision for 2 x Capesize Bulk Carriers (177,000 DWT). Steel
cutting for the first Hull (H1181) took place on 22nd February
2010.
The ships will be built in Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, which
is located in Shanghai and claimed to be one of the best
shipyards in China.
Full site supervision will be undertaken by SeaTec site team, with
project management taking place in SeaTec Shanghai and
additional support supplied by SeaTec Glasgow.
Keel Lay Of Accommodation/Crane Barge J626
In Q4 2009, Franklin Offshore International awarded SeaTec the
contract of project management and site supervision for 1 x
120m Accommodation/Crane Barge. The keel lay took place on
28th December 2009.
The ships will be built in Jiaolong Heavy Industry Development
Co., Ltd. which is located in the Nantong city, Jiangsu Province of
China.
Full site supervision will be undertaken by SeaTec site team, with
project management taking place in SeaTec Shanghai and
additional support supplied by SeaTec Glasgow.
Cara Shipping 180,000 DWT Capesize Bulk Carrier Steel Cutting
In Q4 2009, Cara Shipping awarded SeaTec the contract of site
supervision for 2+2 x Capesize Bulk Carriers (180,000 DWT).
Steel cutting for the first Hull (BC1800-34) took place on 25th
November 2009.
The ships will be built in Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd,
which is located in the Northern part of China and claimed to be
one of the best shipyards in China.
Full site supervision will be undertaken by SeaTec site team, with
project management taking place in SeaTec Shanghai and
additional support supplied by SeaTec Glasgow.
Another Launch For SeaTec
SeaTec is pleased to announce the successful launch and
delivery of CF ZACHARY, a 16,500 DWT product oil / chemical
tanker on 25th of May 2009.

Cofferdam Set Up
This photographs show UMC setting up the biggest cofferdam system
they have ever been involved. The cofferdam will allow repair to the leg
wells and ultimately install the three legs of a jack up rig in Oman, which

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was damaged during Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf of Mexico, in 2005.


SeaTec developed the detail design of the cofferdam from the outline
design required by UMC, the finished product coming in at just over 100
metric tonnes with an overall diameter larger than 18 meters.
So far the cofferdam construction and testing has been completed,
including thespecial seal system that will ultimately allow the cofferdam
to be drained down and result in a massive maximum buoyancy upthrust
of 1500 tonnes on the structure. The challenge was to create a dry working environment around the giant
support feet (known as spudcans) of a jack up oil rig so that repairs could be undertaken on the top
surfaces of each foot whilst the unit was afloat. The cofferdam system will completely enclose each of the
spudcans in turn and seal against the underside of the rig hull, and when in position the area aroundthe
spudcan can be drained down thus allowing surface workers to carry out the necessary repairs. This inwater repair system providesa cost-effective and practical alternative to docking.

More Launches For SeaTec


SeaTec is pleased to announce the successful launch and delivery of two gas carriers and one Aframax
tanker, with delivery of another Aframax tanker scheduled for early December 2008.
These new vessels, built for the Arab Maritime Petroleum
Transport Company (AMPTC), are the result of great team work
between SeaTec and AMPTC. The project started in April 2006
with SeaTec advising on specifications for the two gas carriers.
Following on from this stage, plan approval took place during the
summer/autumn of 2007 with steel cutting for the first (GAS
ALKHALEEJ) commencing on 6th August 2007 and delivery on 3rd
September 2008. The second gas carrier (OCEAN GAS) was
delivered 24th October 2008, about three weeks ahead of
schedule.
Steel cutting for the first Aframax tanker (ALBURAQ) took place
on 17th December 2007 with delivery on 6th October 2008. This will be followed by delivery of the second
Aframax tanker (SEA LEGEND) on 6th December.
The gas tankers were built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in Mokpo in southwest Korea. Both were
equipped with a Hamworthy gas plant which enables the carriage of propane, butadiene, butane, butylene
and propylene in independent tanks.
The Aframax tankers are designed to carry crude oil and petroleum products and were built in Hyundai
Heavy Industries in Ulsan in eastern Korea.
Both sites were managed by SeaTec site staff with project management taking place in SeaTec Glasgow.
Back up support was provided by SeaTec Shanghai whenever a quick management response was required
by the owners on site.
SeaTec Repair Services Win Exclusive Global Tank Coating Contract
SeaTec Repair Services have been awarded an exclusive worldwide
contract by the Cleveland, Ohio-based chemical tanker coatings specialist
Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC).
The contract is for the application and heat-curing of APCs innovative
MarineLINE Tank Coating Systems for chemical carriers. The contract
covers both new building and recoating projects.
The key deciding factors were our knowledge and experience in the new building and repair markets,
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flexible workforce, commitment to training for the application of the MarineLINE products and local
management support for the application teams worldwide, all linked with ISO 9000 quality system
approval by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance, advises SeaTec Repair Services Director Adriana Caba.
The MarineLINE coating system requires a high standard of surface preparation, temperature and humidity
control and final heat curing, which in many cases shipyards cannot achieve with present techniques and
an increasing shortage of skilled labour.
To minimise the possibility for coating system failures APC has turned to SeaTec to offer ship owners and
shipyards a turnkey solution for tank inspection, preparation, coating system supply, application and final
heat cure.
SeaTec Celebrate Two New Launches
SeaTec celebrate the recent launches on consecutive days of two
newly-built ships for which SeaTec provided expert guidance
during construction.
WG Columbus is Western Gecos newest seismic vessel launched
at Hijos de J Barreras Shipyard in Vigo, Spain on Tuesday 3 June.
SeaTec provided site supervision for the project as part of our
contract with Western Geco to provide design, construction and support services for new build, conversion
and refit projects.
On Wednesday 4 June, product tanker CS Weymouth was launched at Shenfei Groups Fanshun Shipyard
near Wenzhou, Zhenjiang Province in China on behalf of shipowner Courtney Fynn. For this project SeaTec
provided project management, plan approval and site supervision services. CS Weymouth will undertake
final commissioning and trials for delivery in August.
AMPTC Award 112,000mt Aframax Tanker Contract
In Q1 2007, AMPTC awarded the contract of plan approval for 2 x Aframax
Tankers (112,000mt). Steel cutting for the first Hull (H1901) took place in
December 2007, with steel cutting for the second taking place in February
2008. Full site supervision will be undertaken by SeaTec with additional
support supplied by both SeaTec Glasgow and SeaTec Shanghai.
AMPTC Award LPG Carriers Newbuild Contract
In Q1 2007, AMPTC awarded the contract of plan approval for 2 x LPGCs
(82,000m3). Steel cutting for the first Hull (S333) took place in August
2007, with steel cutting for the second taking place in November 2007. Full
site supervision will be undertaken by SeaTec with additional support
supplied by both SeaTec Glasgow and SeaTec Shanghai.
Eastern Spirit / Western Spirit Conversion
In Q2 2006, SeaTec were awarded the contract to undertake the feasibility
study, design and Yard Supervision for the conversion of the Eastern Spirit
Seismic Survey vessel. The vessel was originally a 6 streamer vessel but
would return to service as a Q-Marine technology vessel capable of towing
up to ten 6-kilometer seismic streamers. She was also to be equipped with
DSC - Dynamic Spread Control.

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