Bechtel Picks Boskalis Subsidiary for $275M Marine Transport Project

BechtelLogo (1)Bechtel has selected a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. to provide logistical management and transportation related to the operations of a Chevron liquefied natural gas project, Maritime Executive reported Thursday.

Dockwise won the $275 million contract, the largest for the company, to provide module transport services for the Wheatstone Project by early 2014.

Under the contract, Dockwise will use its six Dockwise Heavy Marine Transport Vessels, floating super pallets and two new SMIT Giant barges and anchor handling tugs to transport over 100 modules from China and Malaysia to the site at Ashburton North, 12 kilometers west of Onslow in western Australia.

Additionally, Dockwise will provide on-deck stowage for modules, poggy back capacity for barges/FSPs, carrying modules and an SMIT Giant barge-AHT combination will be used as a towage solution.

Dockwise is based in the Netherlands.

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