The “Zwerver I” has started a contract on behalf of Boskalis Westminster Middle East in Saudi Arabia, for a period of 5 to 6 months.
The project is positioned in the “Safaniyah oilfield”, which belongs to ARAMCO.
The project mainly consists of trench dredging which will be carried out by 2 backhoe dredgers and 1 cutter suction dredger. The area is very shallow with waterdepths of 2 to 4 m. Our “Zwerver I” assists in towing of barges , anchorhandling and transfer of materials/fuel/fresh water.
After the dredging part of this project, we have to assist the Saipem pipelay barge “Castoro II” with running anchors and material/pipe-barge assistance during the first 2 pipelays of total 18 km.