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APPENDIX II

MARINE SPREAD REQUIREMENTS (INSTALLATION)


TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.0 INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................................. 10
1.1 GENERAL................................................................................................................................................... 10
1.2 BASIC BARGE SPREAD ................................................................................................................................ 11
1.3 BACKUP .................................................................................................................................................... 12
2.0 BARGE SPREAD ................................................................................................................................... 13
2.1 GENERAL................................................................................................................................................... 13
2.2 CLASS RULES AND REGULATIONS ................................................................................................................... 13
2.2.1 Age ................................................................................................................................................. 14
2.3.2 General Construction Aspects ........................................................................................................ 14
2.2.2 Clear Deck Space ............................................................................................................................ 14
2.2.3 Helideck.......................................................................................................................................... 15
2.2.4 Fuel ................................................................................................................................................ 15
2.2.5 Potable Water ................................................................................................................................ 15
2.2.6 Water Maker.................................................................................................................................. 16
2.2.7 Refrigeration and Provision Store .................................................................................................. 16
2.3.8 Compressor .................................................................................................................................... 16
2.3.9 Oily Water Separator ..................................................................................................................... 16
2.3.10 Generator and auxiliaries .............................................................................................................. 16
2.3.11 Central Engine Control Room ......................................................................................................... 17
2.3.12 Upper Deck Lighting ....................................................................................................................... 17
2.3.13 Dedicated Rescue Boat .................................................................................................................. 18
2.3.14 Operating Manuals ........................................................................................................................ 18
2.3.15 Weather Monitoring ...................................................................................................................... 19
2.4 OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS .......................................................................................................................... 20
2.4.1 Normal operations ......................................................................................................................... 20
2.4.2 Mooring and Offshore Preparatory Operations............................................................................. 21
2.4.3 Survival Conditions......................................................................................................................... 21
2.5 SAFETY ..................................................................................................................................................... 22
2.5.1 Fire Detection System .................................................................................................................... 22
2.5.2 Fire Protection System ................................................................................................................... 24
2.5.3 Engine Room - Fire Protection ....................................................................................................... 24
2.5.4 Internal Fire Fighting ...................................................................................................................... 25
2.5.5 Portable Fire Extinguishers ............................................................................................................ 26
2.5.6 Firemen's Outfits ............................................................................................................................ 26
2.5.7 Life Saving ...................................................................................................................................... 26
2.5.8 Work Vests ..................................................................................................................................... 27
2.5.9 First Aid .......................................................................................................................................... 28
2.5.10 Noise Levels .................................................................................................................................... 28
2.6 NAVIGATION .............................................................................................................................................. 28
2.6.1 Positioning System (Differential Global Navigation Satellite System) ........................................... 28
2.6.2 Barge Management System........................................................................................................... 29
2.6.3 ............................................................................................................................................................... 30
Navigation Equipment ................................................................................................................................... 30
2.6.4 Navigation Books and Charts ......................................................................................................... 31
2.7 COMMUNICATIONS ..................................................................................................................................... 32
2.7.1 Radio Room .................................................................................................................................... 32
2.7.2 HF Back Up System ........................................................................................................................ 33
2.7.3 INMARSAT for COMPANY's Use ..................................................................................................... 33
2.7.4 VSAT Telecommunications System ................................................................................................ 34
2.7.5 ATUR .............................................................................................................................................. 34
2.7.6 International Marine VHF HAGUE Plan Transceiver ...................................................................... 34
2.7.7 Helicopter Communication Equipment .......................................................................................... 35
2.7.8 Non - Directional Radio Beacon (NDB) ........................................................................................... 35
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2.7.9 Personal Computer ........................................................................................................................ 35
2.7.10 Intercom/P.A System ..................................................................................................................... 35
2.7.11 Walkie-Talkies ................................................................................................................................ 35
2.7.12 Facsimile ........................................................................................................................................ 35
2.8 SURVEY..................................................................................................................................................... 36
2.8.1 Pre and Post Installation Survey Equipment .................................................................................. 36
2.9 MOORING AND TOWING SYSTEM................................................................................................................... 37
2.9.1 Mooring System ............................................................................................................................. 37
2.9.2 Mooring Operations....................................................................................................................... 37
2.9.3 Tension and Payout Monitoring System ........................................................................................ 38
2.9.4 Pennant Buoys, Parachute Buoys. ................................................................................................. 38
2.9.5 Anchors .......................................................................................................................................... 38
2.9.6 Towing Gear ................................................................................................................................... 39
2.9.7 Temporary Mooring ....................................................................................................................... 39
2.10 PIPELAY EQUIPMENT ................................................................................................................................... 39
2.10.1 Ramp, Launching Ramp and Stinger .............................................................................................. 40
2.10.2 Line-up and welding station........................................................................................................... 40
2.10.3 Dark Room ..................................................................................................................................... 41
2.10.4 Field Joint Coating Station ............................................................................................................. 41
2.10.5 Side Davits...................................................................................................................................... 41
2.10.6 Pipe Handling Facilities .................................................................................................................. 42
2.10.7 Tensioner Equipment ..................................................................................................................... 42
2.10.8 Abandonment and Recovery (A&R) Equipment ............................................................................. 43
2.11 LIFTING EQUIPMENT.................................................................................................................................... 43
2.11.1 Derrick Crane ................................................................................................................................. 44
2.11.2 Maintenance and Inspection Records ............................................................................................ 45
2.11.3 Specific Safety Requirements ......................................................................................................... 46
2.11.4 Crawler Crane / Padestal Deck Crane ............................................................................................ 46
2.11.5 Crane Operators............................................................................................................................. 47
2.11.6 Subsea Lifting ................................................................................................................................. 47
2.11.7 Personnel Lifting (Cranes) .............................................................................................................. 48
2.11.8 Personnel Lifting (Winches) ........................................................................................................... 49
2.12 MISCELLANEOUS CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ................................................................................................. 50
2.12.1 Pile and Conductor Hammers ........................................................................................................ 51
2.12.2 Internal pile/conductor handling tool ............................................................................................ 53
2.12.3 External Pile/Conductor gripper..................................................................................................... 54
2.12.4 Piercing tool ................................................................................................................................... 54
2.12.5 Grouting Spread ............................................................................................................................. 54
2.12.6 Pile and conductor jetting equipment spread ................................................................................ 56
2.12.7 Pile and conductor drilling equipment spread ............................................................................... 56
2.12.8 Scaffoldings .................................................................................................................................... 57
2.12.9 Rigging and Sling Material............................................................................................................. 57
2.12.10 Gangway .................................................................................................................................... 57
2.13 INSPECTION EQUIPMENT .............................................................................................................................. 58
2.14 NDE EQUIPMENT ....................................................................................................................................... 59
2.14.1 Ultra-Sonic Equipment (UT Equipment) ......................................................................................... 59
2.14.2 Magnetic Particle Equipment (MPI Equipment)............................................................................. 59
2.14.3 Radiographic Test Facilities and Equipment .................................................................................. 60
2.14.4 Battery powered X-ray and Gamma-Ray internal crawlers ........................................................... 60
2.14.5 Remotely operated devices for external exposures. ...................................................................... 60
2.14.6 Radiographic accessories ............................................................................................................... 61
2.14.7 Radiographic Inspection Stations................................................................................................... 61
2.15 DIVING AND ROV SYSTEMS .......................................................................................................................... 62
2.15.1 SURFACE DIVING SYSTEM ......................................................................................................................... 62
2.15.2 SCUBA Replacement (SRP) ............................................................................................................. 67
2.15.3 9-Man Saturation Diving System .................................................................................................. 70
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2.15.4 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) System ..................................................................................... 75
2.16 STORES ..................................................................................................................................................... 80
2.16.1 Fabrication/Welding Shop ............................................................................................................. 80
2.16.2 Storage for COMPANY Supplied MATERIALS ................................................................................. 80
2.16.3 Paint Store ..................................................................................................................................... 81
2.16.4 Blasting Area .................................................................................................................................. 81
2.16.5 Workshop ....................................................................................................................................... 82
2.16.6 Bulk Storage of welding rods ......................................................................................................... 82
2.17 ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING................................................................................................................. 82
2.17.1 Construction of Accommodation Spaces ....................................................................................... 82
2.17.2 Muslim Prayer Room (SURAU) ....................................................................................................... 83
2.17.3 Arrangement of Sleeping Spaces ................................................................................................... 84
2.17.4 Size of Sleeping Spaces for CONTRACTOR Personnel ..................................................................... 84
2.17.5 Berths and Locker .......................................................................................................................... 84
2.17.6 Wash Spaces, Toilet Spaces and Shower Spaces ............................................................................ 84
2.17.7 Air Conditioning ............................................................................................................................. 86
2.17.8 Operations Conference Room ........................................................................................................ 86
2.17.9 Galley ............................................................................................................................................. 86
2.17.10 Mess Room................................................................................................................................. 86
2.17.11 Refrigeration and Provision Store .............................................................................................. 87
2.17.12 Linen and Laundry ...................................................................................................................... 87
2.17.13 Recreation Facilities ................................................................................................................... 87
2.17.14 Shop ........................................................................................................................................... 88
2.17.15 Incinerator and Compactor ........................................................................................................ 88
2.17.16 Hospital (Sick Bay) ...................................................................................................................... 88
2.18 OFFICE, FACILITIES AND SERVICES FOR COMPANY PERSONNEL .......................................................................... 89
2.18.1 Accommodation ............................................................................................................................. 89
2.18.2 Offices ............................................................................................................................................ 90
2.18.3 Recreational Room......................................................................................................................... 92
3.0 FLOATOVER BARGE ............................................................................................................................ 94
3.1 GENERAL ......................................................................................................................................................... 94
3.2 CLASS, RULES AND REGULATIONS ......................................................................................................................... 95
3.2.1 Certification ................................................................................................................................... 95
3.2.2 Technical Data ............................................................................................................................... 96
3.3 GENERAL SPECIFICATION .................................................................................................................................... 96
3.3.1 Age ................................................................................................................................................. 96
3.3.2 Generator ....................................................................................................................................... 96
3.3.3 Batteries ......................................................................................................................................... 96
3.3.4 Navigation lights and shapes ......................................................................................................... 96
3.3.5 Drawings and Operating Instruction.............................................................................................. 97
3.3.6 Operating Manual ......................................................................................................................... 97
3.4 MOORING AND TOWING .................................................................................................................................... 98
3.4.1 Mooring System ............................................................................................................................. 98
3.4.2 Storm Anchor ................................................................................................................................. 99
3.4.3 Emergency Towing Connection ...................................................................................................... 99
3.4.4 Towing Clench Plates ..................................................................................................................... 99
3.4.5 Fairleads .......................................................................................................................................100
3.4.6 Towing Bridle ...............................................................................................................................100
3.4.7 Towing Pennant Wire ..................................................................................................................100
3.4.8 Bridle Recovery Arrangements ....................................................................................................100
3.4.9 Hard Eyes .....................................................................................................................................100
3.4.10 Mooring Ropes .............................................................................................................................100
3.4.11 Fendering .....................................................................................................................................101
3.5 DECK AND BALLASTING EQUIPMENT ...................................................................................................................101
3.5.1 Deck Strength ...............................................................................................................................101
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3.5.2 Ballast Tanks ................................................................................................................................101
3.5.3 Ballasting Equipment ...................................................................................................................101
3.5.4 Deck Cargo Stanchions.................................................................................................................102
3.5.5 Skid Beams ...................................................................................................................................102
3.6 MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT & MATERIALS ........................................................................................................103
3.7 SAFETY EQUIPMENT ........................................................................................................................................104
4.0 ANCHOR HANDLING TUG (AHT) / TUG.............................................................................................. 104
4.1 GENERAL.................................................................................................................................................104
4.2 CLASS, RULES AND REGULATIONS ................................................................................................................105
4.2.1 Loadline Certificate ......................................................................................................................105
4.2.2 International regulations and recommendations ........................................................................105
4.3 GENERAL SPECIFICATION ............................................................................................................................106
4.3.1 Age ...............................................................................................................................................106
4.3.2 Dry Docking ..................................................................................................................................106
4.3.3 Length ..........................................................................................................................................106
4.3.4 Machinery ....................................................................................................................................106
4.3.5 Minimum Towing / Anchor Handling ...........................................................................................107
4.3.6 Potable Water Storage ................................................................................................................107
4.3.7 Clear Deck Space and Carrying Capacity......................................................................................107
4.3.8 Stern Rollers .................................................................................................................................107
4.3.9 Crash Rails....................................................................................................................................107
4.4 MOORING AND ANCHOR HANDLING.............................................................................................................108
4.4.1 Mooring System ...........................................................................................................................108
4.4.2 Anchor Handling Winches ............................................................................................................108
4.4.3 Anchor Handling Gear..................................................................................................................108
4.4.4 Anchor Wire Stoppers ..................................................................................................................109
4.4.5 Towing .........................................................................................................................................109
4.4.6 Positioning System .......................................................................................................................109
4.5 COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATION ..........................................................................................................109
4.5.1 Telecommunication Equipment ...................................................................................................110
4.5.2 Navigational Aids. ........................................................................................................................111
4.6 MANNING ...............................................................................................................................................112
4.6.1 Safety/Medical Training: .............................................................................................................112
4.7 SAFETY ...................................................................................................................................................112
4.7.1 Lifesaving .....................................................................................................................................112
4.7.2 Fire Fighting .................................................................................................................................113
4.7.3 Emergency Lighting......................................................................................................................113
4.7.4 Scrambling Nets ...........................................................................................................................113
4.7.5 Rescue Boat .................................................................................................................................114
4.7.6 Boat Hooks or Gaffs .....................................................................................................................114
4.8 MEDICAL.................................................................................................................................................114
4.9 ANTI-POLLUTION ......................................................................................................................................114
5.0 TRANSPORTATION BARGE SPREAD .................................................................................................. 116
5.1 GENERAL.................................................................................................................................................116
5.2 CLASS, RULES AND REGULATIONS ................................................................................................................117
5.2.1 Certification .................................................................................................................................117
5.2.2 Technical Data .............................................................................................................................117
5.3 GENERAL SPECIFICATION ............................................................................................................................118
5.3.1 Age ...............................................................................................................................................118
5.3.2 Generator .....................................................................................................................................118
5.3.3 Batteries .......................................................................................................................................118
5.3.4 Navigation lights and shapes .......................................................................................................118
5.3.5 Drawings and Operating Instruction............................................................................................119
5.3.6 Operating Manual........................................................................................................................119
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5.4 MOORING AND TOWING ............................................................................................................................119
5.4.1 Anchor ..........................................................................................................................................120
5.4.2 Emergency Towing Connection ....................................................................................................120
5.4.3 Towing Clench Plates ...................................................................................................................120
5.4.4 Fairleads.......................................................................................................................................120
5.4.5 Towing Bridle ...............................................................................................................................120
5.4.6 Towing Pennant Wire ..................................................................................................................120
5.4.7 Bridle Recovery Arrangements.....................................................................................................121
5.4.8 Hard Eyes .....................................................................................................................................121
5.4.9 Mooring Ropes .............................................................................................................................121
5.4.10 Fendering .....................................................................................................................................121
5.5 DECK AND BALLASTING EQUIPMENT .............................................................................................................121
5.5.1 Deck Strength ...............................................................................................................................121
5.5.2 Ballast Tanks ................................................................................................................................121
5.5.3 Ballasting Equipment ...................................................................................................................121
5.5.4 Deck Cargo Stanchions.................................................................................................................123
5.5.5 Skid Beams and Rocker Arm ........................................................................................................123
5.6 MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT & MATERIALS ..................................................................................................123
5.7 SAFETY EQUIPMENT ..................................................................................................................................124
6.0 TUG BOAT ........................................................................................................................................ 125
6.1 GENERAL.................................................................................................................................................125
6.2 CLASS, RULES AND REGULATIONS ................................................................................................................125
6.2.1 Loadline Certificate ......................................................................................................................125
6.2.2 International regulations and recommendations ........................................................................126
6.3 GENERAL SPECIFICATION ............................................................................................................................126
6.3.1 Age ...............................................................................................................................................126
6.3.2 Length ..........................................................................................................................................126
6.3.3 Dry Docking ..................................................................................................................................126
6.3.4 Speed ...........................................................................................................................................127
6.3.5 Range ...........................................................................................................................................127
6.3.6 Size Relative to Load ....................................................................................................................127
6.3.7 Bow Thruster ................................................................................................................................127
6.3.8 Potable Water Storage ................................................................................................................127
6.3.9 Clear Deck Space ..........................................................................................................................128
6.4 COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATION ..........................................................................................................128
6.4.1 Communication Equipment .........................................................................................................128
6.4.2 Navigational Aids. ........................................................................................................................129
6.5 MOORING AND TOWING ARRANGEMENT ......................................................................................................130
6.5.1 Mooring System ...........................................................................................................................130
6.5.2 Towing Winches and Gear ...........................................................................................................130
6.5.3 Wire Stoppers...............................................................................................................................131
6.5.4 Stern Control ................................................................................................................................131
6.5.5 Capstan / Tugger Winch ..............................................................................................................131
6.5.6 Stern Rollers SWL .........................................................................................................................131
6.5.7 Towing Pins ..................................................................................................................................131
6.6 MANNING ...............................................................................................................................................132
6.6.1 Safety/Medical Training: .............................................................................................................132
6.7 SAFETY ...................................................................................................................................................133
6.7.1 Lifesaving .....................................................................................................................................133
6.7.2 Emergency Lighting......................................................................................................................133
6.7.3 Scrambling Nets ...........................................................................................................................133
6.7.4 Boat Hooks ...................................................................................................................................133
6.7.5 Work Boat /Rescue Boat ..............................................................................................................133
6.7.6 CO2 Smothering System ...............................................................................................................134
6.7.7 Fireman Outfit..............................................................................................................................134
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6.7.8 Personal Protective Equipment. ...................................................................................................134
6.8 MEDICAL.................................................................................................................................................134
7.0 PROVISION OF A DIVING SUPPORT VESSEL ....................................................................................... 135
7.1 STANDARDS/ GUIDELINES/ CODES/ LAWS AND REGULATIONS ...........................................................................135
7.1.1 Vessel ...........................................................................................................................................135
7.1.2 Diving Systems .............................................................................................................................135
7.1.3 Laws And Regulations ..................................................................................................................136
7.2 CLASSIFICATION/ CERTIFICATION..................................................................................................................136
7.2.1 Classification ................................................................................................................................136
7.2.2 Certification .................................................................................................................................136
7.3 REQUIREMENTS DP DIVING AND ROV SUPPORT VESSEL ..................................................................................136
7.3.1 General ........................................................................................................................................136
7.3.2 Age of the vessel ..........................................................................................................................137
7.3.3 ISM Accreditation.........................................................................................................................137
7.3.4 Dynamically Positioning (DP) System ...........................................................................................137
7.3.5 Documentation ............................................................................................................................137
7.3.6 FSVAD...........................................................................................................................................137
7.3.7 Position Reference systems/ Auto tracking..................................................................................138
7.3.8 DP Station-keeping Ability (in diving mode).................................................................................138
7.3.9 Motion Characteristics .................................................................................................................138
7.3.10 Principal Particulars .....................................................................................................................138
7.3.11 Performance ................................................................................................................................139
7.3.12 Water Makers ..............................................................................................................................139
7.3.13 Fuel/ Freshwater Capacity ...........................................................................................................139
7.3.14 Deck/ deck space/ deck loading ...................................................................................................139
7.3.15 Cranes ..........................................................................................................................................140
7.3.16 Diving Moonpool..........................................................................................................................140
7.3.17 Personnel transfer/ Boat landing .................................................................................................140
7.3.18 Vessel Power supply .....................................................................................................................141
7.3.19 Communication ............................................................................................................................141
7.3.20 Accommodation/ Offices/Meeting Rooms/ Stores/ Work shops .................................................142
7.3.21 Soft CFC Refrigerant .....................................................................................................................144
7.3.22 Environmental ..............................................................................................................................144
7.3.23 Fire Fighting and Detection System .............................................................................................145
7.3.24 Engine Room and Stores Fire Protection ......................................................................................145
7.3.25 Life Saving Appliances and Equipment ........................................................................................145
7.3.26 Rescue craft .................................................................................................................................146
7.4 DIVING AND ROV SYSTEMS ........................................................................................................................146
7.4.1 GENERAL.............................................................................................................................................146
7.4.2 WORK PLATFORM AND WORK/ TOOL BASKET.............................................................................................147
7.4.3 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS PERMANENTLY INSTALLED SURFACE SUPPLIED DIVING SYSTEM ....................................147
7.4.4 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS PERMANENTLY INSTALLED SATURATION DIVING SYSTEM ............................................147
7.4.5 3-MAN DIVING BELL ..............................................................................................................................148
7.4.6 DDC COMPLEX ....................................................................................................................................148
7.4.7 MEDICAL SUPPORT EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR HYPERBARIC RESCUE FACILITY (HRF) ................................148
7.5 SATURATION/ DIVE CONTROL ROOM ............................................................................................................151
7.5.1 DIVING BELL LAUNCHING AND RECOVERY SYSTEM ........................................................................................151
7.5.2 DIVER EXCURSION.................................................................................................................................152
7.5.3 SELF-PROPELLED HYPERBARIC LIFEBOAT AND RECEPTION FACILITIES................................................................152
7.5.4 DIVING BELL RESCUE ..............................................................................................................................153
7.5.5 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEM.........................................................................................................153
7.5.6 DIVING GAS RECLAMATION SYSTEM .........................................................................................................153
7.5.7 GAS STORAGE FACILITY ..........................................................................................................................153
7.5.8 CCTV SURVEILLANCE ............................................................................................................................153
7.5.9 DIESEL DRIVEN EQUIPMENT.....................................................................................................................154
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7.5.10 DIVERS PERSONAL EQUIPMENT ...............................................................................................................154
7.5.11 DIVER HIGH DEFINITION DIGITAL COLOUR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTV) SYSTEM ...................................154
7.6 VESSEL CREW .......................................................................................................................................155
7.6.1 Master..........................................................................................................................................155
7.6.2 Chief Officer/ DPO ........................................................................................................................156
7.6.3 Second Officer/ DPO ....................................................................................................................156
7.6.4 Chief Engineer ..............................................................................................................................156
7.6.5 Second Engineer/ ECR watchkeeper ............................................................................................156
7.6.6 Third Engineer/ ECR watchkeeper................................................................................................157
7.6.7 Fourth Engineer/ ECR watchkeeper .............................................................................................157
7.6.8 Electrical Technical Officer ...........................................................................................................157
7.6.9 Radio/ Fax Operator ....................................................................................................................157
7.6.10 Bosun ...........................................................................................................................................157
7.6.11 Able Seaman ................................................................................................................................158
7.6.12 Medic ...........................................................................................................................................158
7.6.13 Motorman ....................................................................................................................................159
7.6.14 Electrician.....................................................................................................................................159
7.6.15 Chief Steward ...............................................................................................................................159
7.6.16 Cook .............................................................................................................................................159
7.6.17 Steward / Galley Boy ....................................................................................................................159
7.7 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ..............................................................................................................................160
7.7.1 Offshore Navigation and Positioning System...............................................................................160
7.7.2 Working Moonpool ......................................................................................................................160
7.7.3 Helideck........................................................................................................................................160
8.0 PROVISION OF SUPPLY BOAT ........................................................................................................... 161
8.1 GENERAL.................................................................................................................................................161
8.2 CLASS, RULES AND REGULATIONS ................................................................................................................161
8.2.1 Loadline Certificate ......................................................................................................................161
8.2.2 International regulations and recommendations ........................................................................161
8.3 GENERAL SPECIFICATION ............................................................................................................................162
8.3.1 Age ...............................................................................................................................................162
8.3.2 Power/Speed ................................................................................................................................162
8.3.3 Stability ........................................................................................................................................163
8.3.4 Controls ........................................................................................................................................163
8.3.5 Fendering .....................................................................................................................................163
8.3.6 Padeyes/Ring ...............................................................................................................................163
8.3.7 Deck .............................................................................................................................................163
8.3.8 Anchor ..........................................................................................................................................163
8.3.9 Mooring Lines ..............................................................................................................................163
8.3.10 Railing ..........................................................................................................................................163
8.3.11 Potable Water Storage ................................................................................................................163
8.3.12 Food Grinder ................................................................................................................................164
8.4 MANNING ...............................................................................................................................................164
8.4.1 Safety/Medical Training: .............................................................................................................164
8.5 NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT...........................................................................................................................165
8.6 COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT ..................................................................................................................165
8.6.1 HF-Back-up System ......................................................................................................................165
8.6.2 International Marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver......................................................................166
8.7 SAFETY ...................................................................................................................................................166
8.7.1 Lifesaving .....................................................................................................................................166
8.7.2 Emergency Lighting......................................................................................................................167
8.7.3 Scrambling Nets ...........................................................................................................................167
8.7.4 Boat Hooks ...................................................................................................................................167
8.7.5 Work Boat /Rescue Boat ..............................................................................................................167
8.7.6 Firemen Outfit and Miscellaneous Equipment .............................................................................167
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8.7.7 Fire Pump and Hoses....................................................................................................................168
8.7.8 Fire Extinguishers .........................................................................................................................168
8.7.9 Personal Protective Equipment. ...................................................................................................168
8.8 MEDICAL.................................................................................................................................................168
9.0 PROVISION OF FAST CREW BOAT ..................................................................................................... 170
9.1 GENERAL.................................................................................................................................................170
9.2 CLASS, RULES AND REGULATIONS ................................................................................................................170
9.2.1 Classification ................................................................................................................................170
9.2.2 Registration..................................................................................................................................170
9.3 GENERAL SPECIFICATION ............................................................................................................................170
9.3.1 Construction .................................................................................................................................170
9.3.2 Deck Space ...................................................................................................................................170
9.3.3 Power/Speed ................................................................................................................................171
9.3.4 Stability ........................................................................................................................................171
9.3.5 Seats.............................................................................................................................................171
9.3.6 Controls ........................................................................................................................................171
9.3.7 Fendering .....................................................................................................................................171
9.3.8 Deck .............................................................................................................................................171
9.3.9 Anchor ..........................................................................................................................................172
9.3.10 Mooring Lines ..............................................................................................................................172
9.3.11 Railing ..........................................................................................................................................172
9.3.12 Tankage .......................................................................................................................................172
9.4 MANNING ...............................................................................................................................................172
9.4.1 Safety/Medical Training: .............................................................................................................172
9.5 NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT...........................................................................................................................173
9.6 COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT ..................................................................................................................173
9.6.1 HF-Back-up System ......................................................................................................................174
9.6.2 International Marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver......................................................................174
9.7 ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING...............................................................................................................174
9.7.1 Berths ...........................................................................................................................................174
9.7.2 Galley ...........................................................................................................................................174
9.7.3 Refrigerator..................................................................................................................................175
9.7.4 Air Conditioning ...........................................................................................................................175
9.7.5 Shower/Toilets .............................................................................................................................175
9.7.6 Insulation .....................................................................................................................................175
9.7.7 Windows ......................................................................................................................................175
9.7.8 Video ............................................................................................................................................175
9.7.9 Catering Services ..........................................................................................................................175
9.7.10 Food Grinder ................................................................................................................................176
9.8 SAFETY ...................................................................................................................................................176
9.8.1 Lifesaving .....................................................................................................................................176
9.8.2 Emergency Lighting......................................................................................................................176
9.8.3 Firemen Outfit and Miscellaneous Equipment .............................................................................176
9.8.4 Fire Pump and Hoses....................................................................................................................177
9.8.5 Fire Extinguishers .........................................................................................................................177
9.8.6 Personal Protective Equipment. ...................................................................................................177
9.9 MEDICAL.................................................................................................................................................177
10.0 PROVISION OF COMMUNICATION/TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, COMPUTERS AND OTHER SERVICES
.................................................................................................................................................................... 179
10.1 GENERAL.................................................................................................................................................179
10.2 COMMUNICATION/TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM .........................................................................................179
10.2.1 VSAT .............................................................................................................................................179
10.2.2 Internet Connection .....................................................................................................................180
10.3 COMPUTER SYSTEMS .................................................................................................................................180
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10.3.1 Personal Multimedia Laptop Computer .......................................................................................180
10.3.2 Personal Multimedia Desktop Computer Specification ................................................................180
10.4 PORTABLE LCD ........................................................................................................................................181
10.5 INTERNET NETWORK ACCESS. ......................................................................................................................181
10.5.1 Network Connectivity:..................................................................................................................181

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1.0 INTRODUCTION

1.1 General

COMPLIANCE BY CONTRACTOR
The CONTRACTOR shall be deemed to have agreed to comply with all technical
requirements and specifications as detailed in this CONTRACT. Any evaluation of, or
approval given by the COMPANY for any proposal of the CONTRACTOR shall not in
any way exonerate the CONTRACTOR’s duty to comply with such technical
requirements or specifications. Any deviations to the technical requirements or
specifications shall only be accepted if the COMPANY has given its express written
approval for the particular deviation.

CONTRACTOR shall furnish all supervision, marine vessels, diving equipment and
supplies, labor, material, consumable, erection tools and equipment, safety
equipment, construction utilities, supplies, fuel, lubricants, temporary structures and
facilities, transportation, including without limitation, transportation of CONTRACTOR
and COMPANY supplied Material and equipment between CONTRACTOR's and
COMPANY's base Sites and WORKSITE, and services required for the successful
transportation and erection of Platforms, and associated appurtenances at designated
sites. All WORK shall be performed in accordance with this CONTRACT.

The CONTRACTOR shall man, operate, victual, maintain and repair the Vessel(s) or
Barge(s) during the service. The CONTRACTOR shall maintain the Vessel(s) or Barge(s)
in a condition acceptable to the COMPANY and shall keep the Vessel(s) or Barge(s) in
thoroughly efficient state in terms of hull, machinery and equipment for and during the
services.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide and pay for all certificates, licenses, etc., required for
the operating the said Vessel(s) or Barges(s); this includes requirements as specified by
Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) and/or COMPANY requirement for Offshore Support
Vessel Screening, Evaluation and Inspection through Offshore Support Vessel
Inspection System (OSVIS). Throughout the work the CONTRACTOR shall maintain at all
times all documents which may be required by the Vessel's country of registration in
full force and effect as well as all permits, certificates and licenses required by laws or
regulations applicable to the Vessel or her crew to enable the Vessel(s) to fulfill
lawfully all the purposes for which she was chartered hereunder. All relevant ships
documents and certificates including the Master and Chief Engineers certificates
including but not limited to those specifically described herein are to be sighted by
COMPANY five (5) weeks in advance of mobilisation.

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The PROVISIONS BY CONTRACTOR are organized into the following clauses:

Clause 01 Introduction
Clause 02 Barge Spread
Clause 03 Floatover Vessel Spread
Clause 04 Anchor Handling Tug (AHT)
Clause 05 Transportation Barge Spread
Clause 06 Provision of Tug Boat
Clause 07 Provision of Dynamically Positioned Diving
Support Vessel (DP DSV)
Clause 08 Provision of Supply Boat
Clause 09 Provision of Crew Boat
Clause 10 Provision of Communication-Telecon Systems,
Computers and other Services
1.2 Basic Barge SPREAD

The Basic Derrick/Pipelay/Combination/DP Barge Spread includes the basic equipment,


manpower, supervision, vessels, crews, consumables, and all other materials and
services which are stated in this CONTRACT Document, that are employed by
CONTRACTOR at all times during any operation of WORK. Two (2) anchor handling
tugs shall be in attendance at all times for Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge with
mooring system.

The basic Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Spread with mooring system shall include the
minimum number of the following support vessels with minimum capacity as stated
below.
Vessel Spread Number
Anchor Handling Tug (with crew) 80 MT Bollard Pull 1
Anchor Handling Tug (with crew) 50 MT Bollard Pull 1
Supply Vessel (with crew) 3000 BHP 1
Fast Crew Boat (with crew) 1500 BHP 1
Cargo Barge (Equipment Barge) CL 250 1

The basic DP Vessel Spread shall include the minimum number of the following support
vessels with minimum capacity as stated below.
Vessel Spread Number
Supply Vessel (with crew) 3000 BHP 1
Fast Crew Boat (with crew) 1500 BHP 1
Tug (with crew) 50 MT Bollard Pull 1
Cargo Barge (Equipment Barge) CL 250 1
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1.3 Backup

CONTRACTOR shall ensure that adequate back-up system for key items is available on
board immediately. This back-up system shall include, but not be limited to all
navigation, positioning, inspection, monitoring survey and communication systems.
Back-up systems shall be maintained in full readiness for use during the performance
of the WORK should the primary system fail.

Additionally, spare parts shall be available in inventory on board for critical systems
and equipment.

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2.0 BARGE SPREAD

2.1 General

Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barges furnished by CONTRACTOR shall meet the


following minimum requirements specified below in this section.

Where Applicable, Main Work Barge (DP Installation Vessel) shall meet additional
requirement/Standard/Specification as per clause 7.0 Provisional Diving Support
Vessel.

2.2 Class Rules and Regulations

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall be designed and constructed to the


requirement of a reputable classification society e.g. Lloyds, A.B.S., D.N.V., BV, GLM,
NKK and shall possess an approved (by said classification society) trim and stability
booklet. Malaysian Registry is preferred.

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall comply with the following International


regulations and recommendations.

a) SOLAS Convention 1974, 1988 Protocol and latest amendments.


b) International Convention of Load Lines 1966 and latest amendments.
c) International Rules of Tonnage Measurement, both 1967 and 1969 Convention
and latest revision.
d) Manned loadline certificate, for an accommodation work unit under Maltese
Cross rules is preferred. As a minimum the Barge shall have a loadline certificate
which bears no endorsements limiting manned operation.
e) PGBOOM Revision 1, 2000 or latest revision.
f) Current anti-pollution regulations for type of vessel - DOT and IMO.
g) International convention for prevention of pollution from ships 1973, along with
the 1978 protocol.
h) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 and latest
amendments.
i) Maritime Laws and Regulations of Malaysia or Operated Country.
j) For Dynamic Positioning (DP) Installation vessel, the Dynamically Positioning
System shall meet the following minimum requirement; as minimum IMO
equipment Class 3 or equivalent Classification Society class notation shall be
provided.

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General Specification

2.2.1 Age

The age of the Derrick/pipelay/combination barge shall be no more than 10 years. If


the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge is greater than 10 years old it shall have
undergone a major refit/conversion within the last 5 years or completed dry docking as
required and approved by the Class and be in generally good condition to execute the
work. Report of major refit/conversion shall be submitted to COMPANY for review and
approval of the proposed barge.

2.3.2 General Construction Aspects

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall, as a minimum, satisfy the following


criteria:-

a) Have been designed as Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge and accommodation


unit. It shall be suitable for operations in a tropical climate.
b) Have a double bottom to all machinery spaces, and below main deck
accommodation and bulk compartments. (For self-propelled vessel only).
c) Have double sides to all machinery spaces and below main deck accommodation.
(For self-propelled vessel only).
d) Have Bow and stern collision bulkheads. (For self-propelled vessel only).
e) Have had a damage stability study performed by an independent third party and
approved by a reputable classification society e.g. Lloyds, DNV, ABS, etc.
f) There must be no direct communication between the accommodation spaces and
any chain locker, stowage, or machinery space, except through solid, close-fitted
watertight doors or hatches. Below decks accommodation shall be enclosed by
water tight bulkheads.
g) No access, vent, or sounding tube from a fuel or oil tank may open into any
accommodation space, except that access and sounding tubes may open into
corridors, provided they are air tight sealed closed when not in use.
h) Accommodation shall be of a permanent type, porta-cabins will not be allowed.
i) Accommodation space shall be constructed of steel wall and deckhead covering
shall be of fire retardant materials.

2.2.2 Clear Deck Space

The Barge shall have a clear deck space of not less than 1500 m2 (16,000 sq. ft) with
open stern and demountable safety rails. All clear deck space shall have wooden deck
sheeting. The clear deck space shall be in addition to safety/access areas,
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storage/work areas provided on the Barge and shall not be intruded upon by marine
equipment. COMPANY reserves the right where reasonably practicable to use this clear
deck space for temporary storage of Materials, whether or not the materials pertain
directly to the WORK. (e.g. hook-up material).

2.2.3 Helideck

Helideck and helicopter operating in Malaysian waters shall fully comply with
Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Airport Standard Directives (ASD) 2005
(ASD 103/ASD 104/ASD 904), CAP437 or regulation in Operated Country and
COMPANY SPECIFICATIONS. Helideck inspection shall be conducted by DCA or DCA or
authorized agency and Helideck Certificate shall be issued by DCA or DCA or authorized
agency. Validity as stated on the certificate.

Design should be able to accommodate largest aircraft intended - Sikorsky S-92


helicopter of which D-value 21 and maximum take-off mass of 12.8 ton. No refueling
facilities will be required and the use of timber in lieu of the helideck rope is not
allowed.

CONTRACTOR shall provide a minimum of two (2) personnel fully trained as helicopter
landing officers (HLO), two (2) helideck landing assistants (HLA) and a trained
firefighting crew of three (3) minimum onboard the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination
Barge at all times.

2.2.4 Fuel

Fuel storage capacity shall be sufficient for minimum 28 days working without re-
supply.

2.2.5 Potable Water

Potable water storage capacity shall be sufficient for minimum 28 days working with
full marine and construction crew on board without re-supply.

CONTRACTOR shall conduct potable water analysis for all potable water tanks prior to
mobilization of Barge and subsequently at every 3 monthly intervals. The parameters
to be tested shall be on Iron, Chloride, Zinc and Bacteriology (E. Coli) contents. Test
results on heavy metal shall be provided to COMPANY within fourteen (14) days. Test
results on bacteria shall be provided to COMPANY within thirty (30) days.

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2.2.6 Water Maker

The Barge shall have a minimum of 2 X 40 tonnes a day potable water makers. The
quality of water produced shall be to WHO standards.

2.2.7 Refrigeration and Provision Store

The Barge shall be capable of affording twenty-eight (28) days endurance with a full
marine and construction crew on board.
Active HARD CFC based refrigerant is strictly prohibited for on board appliances. SOFT
CFC refrigerant or interim alternatives shall be used. These include the following
appliances on board vessel:
a) Central air conditioning system,
b) Fridge, Water fountain chiller, ice cube maker, drink dispenser, ice cream maker,
cold room, chiller room, freezer, etc.

Examples of SOFT CFC interim alternatives R405a, R411a and R411b.

2.3.8 Compressor

The Barge shall have a minimum 2 units, each having capacity 30 M3/hr, discharge
pressure 25 bar.

2.3.9 Oily Water Separator

Oily Water Separator complying to MARPOL 73/78 and latest amendments shall be
available and operational onboard. Any discharge must be in accordance with MARPOL
requirements.

2.3.10 Generator and auxiliaries

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge’s main electrical generation shall be sufficient


to supply the full required maximum load when running at 80% capacity. The
maximum load is to include all power required for the operation work, including but
not limited to pumps, compressors, winches, welding rectifiers, main derrick crane and
deck lights, workshop equipment, water makers, laundry/kitchen equipment, air
conditioners, living quarters, and other power requirements.

Independent stand-by generator(s) shall have sufficient generator capacity to operate


key critical equipment in the event of breakdown and shall be a diesel engine driven
generator with electric start appropriately certified by ABS or other relevant authority.
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Stand-by generator(s) shall automatically start-up and synchronize to share the load. A
non-essential load shedding system is required. Standby gensets may be located in the
same compartment but emergency genset must be located in a separate compartment
from the main generators. Electrical fire pump shall automatically transfer to this
generator. A battery back-up to power emergency and escape lighting to cover the
period between total failure and cut in of emergency generator or an absolute
electrical failure is required.

There shall be separate fuel supplies for each generator. A system to detect
contaminants in each fuel supply/storage shall be in place.

The emergency power generation system for the diving systems (air, sat + ROV) shall
be independent from the aforementioned emergency supply system.

COMPANY's offshore oil and gas facilities operate with an electrical supply of 415 volt,
3 phase and neutral (4 wire system), at 50 hertz. During shutdown work the
CONTRACTOR shall provide a compatible electrical supply for performing the WORK.

2.3.11 Central Engine Control Room

The Barge shall be equipped with an air conditioned central engine control room or
one place where the critical parameters can be monitored with sufficient insulation to
reduce the noise level to acceptable levels.

The central engine control room shall be set up to monitor the operations of the
following Barge facilities:

a) Barge generators and electrical supply system


b) water makers
c) boilers (if any)
d) vessel propulsion system (for self-propelled vessel)
e) freshwater supply system
f) air-conditioning system

An alarm system shall be provided in the main machinery control system giving audible
and visual indication of any fault requiring attention. A safety system shall be provided
to ensure that serious malfunction in machinery which presents an immediate danger,
should initiate the shutdown.

2.3.12 Upper Deck Lighting

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Sufficient upper deck lighting (especially main deck and in the linepipe lifting, welding,
radiographing and field joint coating areas along the pipeline launching ramp) shall be
installed for 24 hour operations. Lighting shall be sufficient to illuminate the deck and
the immediate surrounding water, and shall be a minimum of 200 LUX on deck.

A light meter shall be provided to assist COMPANY to assess adequacy of lighting.

2.3.13 Dedicated Rescue Boat

The barge shall be equipped with a rigid type dedicated rescue boat fitted with a
minimum 2 x 25 H.P. inboard or outboard motors. Boat shall be stored in a cradle
ready to be deployed and shall be maintained in a state of constant readiness for
immediate use. A dedicated pedestal crane shall be installed near the boat storage
area and shall be fitted with a suitable winch to facilitate deployment.

The boat shall be capable to accommodate at least six (6) persons.

The boat shall be equipped with all lifesaving appliances necessary for a rescue boat.

2.3.14 Operating Manuals

Operation manuals in English containing guidance for the safe operation of the Barge
under normal and emergency conditions shall be onboard the
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge at all times and shall be available to all concerned.
Operating Manuals shall be certified by a reputable classification society as being
correct and up to date, and shall include the following information where applicable.

a) A general description of the Barge;


b) General arrangement plans showing watertight compartments, closures, vents,
permanent ballast, and allowable deck loadings;
c) Light ship data and hydrostatic curves or equivalents;
d) Capacity plan showing the capacity, center of gravity and free surface correction
for each tank;
e) stability information setting forth the allowable maximum height of the center of
gravity in relation to draught or other parameters;
f) Plans and instructions for the operation of the ballast system;
g) Derrick crane lifting capacities in chart and tabulated from based on radius of lift.
Limiting seas, winds and Barge motions on derrick crane lifting capacities shall
also be provided and endorsed by the crane manufacturer.
h) Schematic diagrams of main and emergency power supplies and electrical
installations including load-shedding system
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i) Fire control plan including type and location of fire-fighting appliances and
escape routes from all compartments. This safety plan is to be displayed in all
alley ways and public places;
j) Safety provisions including location and operation of life saving appliances and a
procedure for evacuation of personnel from the Barge;
k) Procedures for anchor handling. (As per SPECIFICATIONS).
l) Procedures for adverse weather conditions; and limiting Barge motions and sea-
state conditions.
m) Emergency pull off procedure.
n) Schematic diagram of main fuel transfer and storage system.

In addition, planned maintenance schedules and plans for all key equipment shall be
available and implemented.

2.3.15 Weather Monitoring

2.3.15.1 Minimum requirements for offshore operations

The Barge must be able to ascertain, report, record and/or protect the following for
their offshore operations

a) Wind speed and direction


b) Sea state (significant wave height and period)
c) Pitch (maximum up and down values over the proceeding 30 minute period)
about the true vertical axis and expressed in relation to the vessel’s head
d) Roll (maximum left and right roll over the proceeding 30 minute period) about
the true vertical axis and expressed in relation to the vessel’s head
e) Heave (maximum heave over the over the proceeding 30 minute period)
f) Weather and lightning hazards – Lightning Detection System (either fix or
portable) shall be provided on the barge. All conductive equipment and material
shall be adequately bonded and earthed, with all grounding connection in good
condition and comply with International and COMPANY requirements.

2.3.15.2 Minimum requirements for helicopter landing

The Barge must be able to ascertain, report and record the following for their
helicopter landing areas in compliance with the SPECIFICATIONS.

a) Wind speed and direction


b) Air temperature
c) Barometric pressure
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d) Visibility and cloud base and cloud cover
e) Sea state
f) Pitch at the helideck location (maximum up and down values over the preceeding
20 minute period) about the true vertical axis and expressed in relation to the
vessel’s head
g) Roll at the helideck location (maximum left and right roll over the preceeding 20
minute period) about the true vertical axis and expressed in relation to the
vessel’s head
h) Heave at the helideck location (maximum heave over the over the preceeding 20
minute period)
i) Floating installations experience dynamic motions due to wave action which
represent a potential hazard to helicopter operations. An electronic motion-
sensing system (Helideck Monitoring System) shall be installed to record and
monitor helideck motion including pitch, roll and heave with minimum 20 minute
recording capability.

2.4 Operational Conditions

2.4.1 Normal operations

The Barge shall be designed, equipped, manned and operated so as to be capable of


safely carrying out heavy lift operations (to include topside lifts, jacket lifts, jacket
launches and any other lifts covered by the terms of this contract), pipe-lay operations
(to include pipe-lay, connecting of risers, loading of pipe sections) and underwater
operations (to include diving operations and ROV operations) in conditions at least
equal to the following environmental criteria. These shall be considered as acting
simultaneously and from any compass direction in water depths from 30m to 200m.

Heavy lift ROV


Operation Pipe-lay Riser Diving Launch
(jacket, Operation Installation Operations and
topside etc) Recovery
Significant
Wave Height 1.0 2.5 1.0 1.5 1.5
(m)
Zero Crossing
3-7 5-8 3-7 4-7 4-7
Period (s)
Peak Period (s) 3 -13 7 -13 3 -13 4 -13 4 -13
10 minute mean
10 20 20 20 20
wind speed
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(m/s)
Surface
1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Current (m/s)

If any barge proposed is not able meet all the above criteria, the CONTRACTOR shall
provide details of the specific exceptions to these criteria so the COMPANY can assess
if the barge will be suitable for the operations anticipated.

The CONTRACTOR stating that the barge can be operated in these conditions does not
exempt the CONTRACTOR from conducting any of the preparation and study work for
each operation as specified elsewhere in CONTRACT

2.4.2 Mooring and Offshore Preparatory Operations

The Barge shall be designed, equipped, manned and operated so as to be capable of


safely carrying out mooring and preparatory operations in conditions at least equal to
the following environmental criteria, which shall be considered as acting
simultaneously and from any compass direction, in a water depth of 30- 200m.

Diving and ROV


Heavy lift Barge Pipe-lay barge
vessel
Significant Wave
2.5 2.5 2.5
Height (m)
Zero Crossing Period
5-8 5-8 5-8
(s)
Peak Period (s) 7-13 7-13 7-13
10 minute mean wind
20 20 20
speed (m/s)
Surface Current (m/s) 1.0 1.0 1.0

2.4.3 Survival Conditions

The conditions under which the Barge will be capable of remaining anchored on
location, although not necessarily operational, shall be at least equal to the 5-years
environmental criteria for that location, which shall be considered as acting
simultaneously from any compass direction.

The conditions under which the barge shall be capable of remaining afloat while either
under tow (in the locality of the operation) or on location, although not necessarily

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operational, shall be at least equal to the 50-years environmental criteria, which shall
be considered as acting simultaneously from any compass direction.

Details of the environmental design criteria, including the return periods mentioned
above, are provided in the SPECIFICATIONS or from COMPANY upon request.

In the case where a barge is being soft moored to a platform, the barge shall be pulled
away from the platform, and the soft mooring removed, prior to the conditions
exceeding 2.5m significant wave height. (For some specific platform locations different
significant wave height criteria (for the removal of soft moorings) may be imposed.

Although METOCEAN data provided by COMPANY represents the best estimate of


anticipated maximum conditions to which it is believed the barge may be subjected,
COMPANY shall never be liable for any loss damage or misadventure should any of the
conditions be exceeded and any time during the term of the CONTRACT.

2.5 Safety

2.5.1 Fire Detection System

The barge shall be equipped with a fire detection system capable of immediate
operation at all times and no action of the crew shall be necessary to set it in
operation.

Visual and audible alarm signal shall sound automatically at one or more indicating
units whenever any detector comes into operation. Such units shall give an indication
of any fire and its location in any space served by the system and shall be centralized
on the navigating bridge or in the main fire control center which shall be so manned or
equipped as to ensure that any alarm from the system is immediately received by a
responsible member of the crew 24 hours a day. Such alarm system shall be
constructed so as to indicate if any fault occurs in the system.

The main fire control center shall, as a minimum, have visual and audible indication of
detectors activated for the following:-

a) Accommodation fire and smoke detection.


b) Accommodation fire door closures activation and air conditioning intakes closed.
c) Accommodation sprinkler system activation.
d) Engine-room fire and smoke detection.
e) Engine-room fuel cut-offs.
f) Engine-room forced draft air intakes closed.
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g) Engine-room water tight doors closed.
h) Engine Room CO2 released.
i) Paint store fire detection.
j) Paint store fan and louver closed.
k) Paint store CO2 released.
l) Break glass station color coding alarms.

The system shall be operated by an abnormal air temperature, by an abnormal


concentration of smoke or by other factors indication of incipient fire in one of the
spaces to be protected. The detection system shall not be used for any purpose other
than fire detection.

The detectors may be arranged to operate the alarm by the opening or closing of
contacts or by other appropriate methods. They shall be fitted in an appropriate
position and suitably protected against impact and physical damage. They shall be
suitable for use in a marine atmosphere. They shall be placed in an open position clear
of beams and other objects likely to obstruct the flow of hot gases or smoke to the
sensitive element. Detectors operated by the closing of contacts shall be of the sealed
contact type and the circuit shall be continuously monitored to indicate fault
conditions.

At least one detector shall be installed in each space where detection facilities are
required and there shall be not less than one detector for each 37 sq. m. (400 sq. ft.) of
floor area.

In large spaces the detectors shall be arranged in a regular pattern so that no detectors
is more than 9 meters (30 ft) from another detector or more than 4.5m (15 ft) from a
bulkhead.

There shall be not less than two independent sources of power supply for the electrical
equipment in the operation of the fire alarm and fire detecting system, one of which
shall be an emergency source. The supply shall be provided by separate feeders
reserved solely for that purpose. Such feeders shall run to a change-over switch
situated in the control station for the fire detection system.

A list or plan shall be displayed adjacent to each indicating unit showing the spaces
covered.

Provision shall be made for testing the correct operation of the detectors and the
indicating units by supplying means for applying hot air or smoke at detector positions.

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A spare detector head shall be provided on board to replace every fifth detector.

2.5.2 Fire Protection System

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall be provided with a permanently installed


fire protection system to meet the requirements of the relevant classification society.
As a minimum, the installed fire protection system shall be as follows:

Location Type
Accommodation Cabins Automatic fire sprinkle
Corridors and Stairways Automatic fire sprinkle
Galley Automatic fire sprinkle
Recreational Rooms Automatic fire sprinkle
Laundry Room Automatic fire sprinkle
Locker/Store Rooms Automatic fire sprinkle
Office Spaces Automatic fire sprinkle
Radio Room CO2
Engine Room CO2
Winch Room CO2
Derrick Crane Engine Room CO2
Paint Store Room CO2
Bridge/Tower/Control Room CO2

Automatic fire sprinklers shall conform to National Fire Protection Agency NFPA 13
standard for the installation of fire sprinkler. CO2 system shall conform to NFPA 12.

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge's firefighting pumps shall be equipped with


auto starts. The fire water ring main shall be fitted with isolation valves to allow for
maintenance or modifications, or in case of rupture, to allow supply from an
alternative pump.

These valves should normally be kept locked open.

2.5.3 Engine Room - Fire Protection

The engine room of the Barge, winch room, derrick engine room and any other
enclosed area containing diesel fire engines shall be provided with a permanently
installed CO2 fire protection system. There shall be means outside all the engine rooms
to shutdown fuel pumps and isolate fuel tanks.

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2.5.4 Internal Fire Fighting

The internal firefighting system shall comply with the requirement of a reputable
classification society.

Flowcharts showing Emergency Response Plan and Emergency Response Team shall be
displayed conspicuously at all alleyways.

At least two fire control plans shall be permanently exhibited in all Barges for the
guidance of the crew. It shall consist of General Arrangement Plan showing clearly for
each deck the Control Stations, particulars of Fire Alarms, Detecting Systems, Fire
Extinguisher Appliances, means of access to different compartments, decks, etc.

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall be provided with at least two


independently driven electrical fire pumps of sufficient capacity to satisfy NFPA 13 or a
minimum of 500 GPM each and one (1) diesel driven emergency pump of similar
capacity. These pumps shall be equipped with auto start activated by the fire detection
system via the main fire control center.

If a fire or flooding in any one compartment could put all the pumps out of action,
there shall be an alternative means of providing water for firefighting. This alternative
means shall be a fixed pump independently driven which shall be capable of supplying
two (2) jets of water.

Diameter of the fire main pipes and/or hoses shall be sufficient for the effective
distribution of the maximum required discharge from any two (2) fire pumps operating
simultaneously.

The barge shall have no less than five fire hoses on any deck. Each fire hose shall be
complete with couplings and nozzles and shall be at least 30 meters (100ft) in length.
In no case shall the number be less than five (5). All hoses, couplings and nozzles shall
be in new or good condition.

Machinery spaces shall also be provided with fire hoses. Additional hoses shall be
provided of sufficient length to reach the WORKSITEs.

The number and position of hydrants shall be such that at least two (2) jets of water
not emanating from the same hydrant, one of which from a single length of hose can
reach any part of the Barge that accessible to the crew.

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At least one international shore connection shall be provided complete with facilities
to enable such a connection to be used on either side of the Barge.

2.5.5 Portable Fire Extinguishers

In addition to the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge's internal firefighting equipment


a minimum of twenty (20) portable dry powder fire extinguishers (12 kg capacity) shall
be provided for use on platforms. Portable fire extinguishers shall meet recognized
safety standard.

A sufficient number of portable fire extinguishers shall be provided to ensure that at


least one such extinguisher will be readily available for use in any part of the
accommodation or service space. The number of such extinguishers shall not be less
than five per deck level.

2.5.6 Firemen's Outfits

The Barge shall be outfitted with at least two (2) set of firemen's outfits and six (6) sets
of breathing apparatus (BA) including six (6) fully charged spare bottles stored so as to
be easily accessible and ready for use. The BA sets shall be of a single make and model
and shall meet recognized safety standard and COMPANY's satisfaction. The firemen's
outfit shall consist of:-

a) Protective clothing of material to protect the skin from the heat radiating from
the fire and from burns and scalding by steam. The outer surface shall be water-
resistant.
b) Boots and gloves of rubber or other electrically non-conducting material.
c) A rigid helmet providing effective protection against impact and burning heat
(maximum burning period of three (3) hours).
d) An axe.
e) A self-contained breathing apparatus of an approved type with positive face mask
pressure.
f) Fireproof lifeline of sufficient length and strength capable of being attached by
means of a snap-hook to harness of the apparatus or to a separate belt in order
to prevent the breathing apparatus becoming detached when the lifeline is
operated.

2.5.7 Life Saving

Lifesaving Equipment shall be installed according to SOLAS Convention 1974, 1988


Protocol and latest amendments and/or Classification Society requirements.
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All lifesaving EQUIPMENT provided on board the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge
shall conform to recognized safety standard and SPECIFICATIONS. The number of each
item to be provided shall be as follow:-

Life Boats (TEMPSCS) 200% of the total number of persons on board (POB).
Life Raft 200% of the total number of persons on board (POB).
Life jackets Total number shall not be less than 200% of the total number
of persons on board. Life jackets provided on the Barge shall
be of one type only to avoid confusion in emergencies. All
life jackets shall be fitted with a whistle, a water-activated
light and reflector strips.
Rings Life Buoys Total number shall not be less than 8 and shall be fitted with
water activated lights and life lines not less than 27.5 m in
length. Also self-activating smoke signal shall be provided to
at least two (2) of the life buoys. Two extra units shall be
provided for work on jacket structure, cargo Barge moored
alongside.
Work Vests Total number shall not be less than 100. Each person who is
required to wear on Work Vest shall be provided with one.
An additional 10 Work vests shall be dedicated for COMPANY
use.

CONTRACTOR shall endeavor to provide above lifesaving EQUIPMENT of the make and
model preferred by COMPANY as stated in SPECIFICATIONS.

Life jackets provided by CONTRACTOR shall be of one type only to avoid confusion in
emergencies. Each person shall be provided with a life jacket which is stowed in this
accommodation. Additional life jackets shall be store properly in clearly marked boxes
at or near muster locations or at other strategic locations agreed by COMPANY. All life
jackets shall be fitted with whistles, water activated lights, and reflector strips. A line
throwing appliance of an approved type capable of carrying in line not less than 230
meters (250 yards) with reasonable accuracy and shall include not less than four
projectiles and four lines.

2.5.8 Work Vests

All work vest type shall be one of the following models:

a) Driclad Model A184 or A 185


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b) Billy Pugh APCO Model 100 or 200
c) American Cup Model (APCO) 82117
d) Mustang Model 150
e) Stern Model 6000 Merchant Mate ii TM
f) Safeguard Model 198 RT
g) Crew Master Model V150N & 100N

2.5.9 First Aid

The barge shall be equipped with First Aid Kit (25 survivors per box) boxes for any work
area that is not within easy reach of the barge clinic (ie. cannot be reached within
approximately (4) minutes). The First Aid Kit boxes for 25 survivors per box Contents
shall satisfy COMPANY specification and standard.

2.5.10 Noise Levels

Noise levels generated from permanent equipment on the Barge shall be within
acceptable limits as set out in COMPANY HSE standard.

2.6 Navigation

2.6.1 Positioning System (Differential Global Navigation Satellite System/DGNSS)

CONTRACTOR shall provide and operate all the required navigation/positioning


equipment onboard the derrick/pipe lay/combination Barge spread as outlined in PTS
37.00.00.40 – Positioning for Offshore Construction Work or latest version.

The primary DGNSS network shall have a minimum of 5 differential reference stations
preferably located at the following sites: Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Singapore, Kuantan and
one other station to be agreed (if in Malaysia). The distance between the reference
station and the mobile receivers on the Barge and the supporting vessels shall
preferably less than 500km and not more than 1000km.

The Barge shall be equipped with a second DGNSS, which shall be independent in
terms of hardware and data link and shall be a different make/model from the primary
system.

A medium frequency Long Base Line (LBL) acoustic positioning system or equivalent
acoustics system with capability of underwater tracking of three times water depth
with accuracy of 2% of the slant distance shall be installed in the event that a structure
has to be placed in the vicinity of an already laid-down pipeline end(s).
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A hard-copy plotter shall also be provided on the derrick/pipe lay/combination Barge
to enable printouts of as-laid anchors against proposed positions of vessels, facilities
and anchor patterns etc.

In addition, CONTRACTOR shall provide the following survey equipment as a minimum:

a) A scanning sonar system shall also be made available on the main Barge in the
event this is required to monitor the adjacent / existing pipelines.
b) A portable survey type gyro compass, with absolute direction accuracy of +/-
0.5degree (dynamic) and digital display of 0.1degree to determine the Barge
heading and DGNSS heading for AHTs
c) An approved calibrated Total Station complete with prisms.
d) An automatic leveling instrument complete with minimum two aluminum staves
complete with spirit level and steel tapes.
e) An automatic tide gauge capable of recording and transmitting water level
reading in real-time mode.
f) A hard-copy plotter to be installed on the derrick/pipe lay/combination Barge to
enable printout online/offline of as laid against proposed positions of vessels,
facilities and anchor pattern etc. Such plotter shall be capable of producing color
plots on an A4 and A3 sized paper.
g) Approved (license) real-time navigation software. Approved (license) real-time
navigation software with the ability to do simultan operations and can be shared
independently to other team (tower operators, ROV, Diving, CSR office, OIM
office, and Field Engineer office) without disturbing the main screen at survey
display.

The Computer hardware component system shall minimally have a 2.0 GHz processor,
2 GB RAM, industry standard multi-tasking Windows, must be able to interface to all
instrument sensors, 100 GB storage media space and continuous paper feed printers.

2.6.2 Barge Management System

The navigation / positioning package on the Barge shall include a “Barge Management
System” (BMS), capable of the following:
a) Monitoring and guiding movements of all anchor handling tugs (AHTs) during
anchoring operation from the master unit on the Barge in real-time;
b) Displaying features such as existing pipelines, structures and wellheads to allow
visual control to the surveyors and anchor winch personnel at all time;
c) Positioning and surveying of new structures and substructures and underwater
facilities; and
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d) General navigation

The main DGNSS package shall be installed and operated on the derrick/pipe
lay/combination Barge. All supporting AHTs in the construction spread shall be
equipped with computer system incorporated with the BMS, with remote controlled
from the main construction Barge using radio telemetry link with minimum working
distance of 15km apart throughout the operation, for the purpose of deploying and
taking position of anchors in relation to existing facilities.

The BMS shall be capable of tracking and provides continuous position of all mobile
units in the spread. These positions shall be updated and display on navigation
computer in real time mode.

The proposed system shall be able to display on a color video monitor, the real-time
positions of the derrick/pipe lay/combination Barge, anchor handling tugs, all
proposed and as-laid anchors and anchor cables, existing structures/pipelines/facilities,
online seabed information for AHT. The system must be able to track more than one
USBL beacon at one time, online parachutes buoy position, online QC analysis for final
jacket position, intended Barge heading during the curve section and online calculated
final joint.

Sufficient number of the helmsmen color monitors, each of minimum 17" size, shall be
installed on the control tower, surveyor's office onboard the derrick/pipe
lay/combination Barge and on the bridges of all anchor handling tugs.

2.6.3 Navigation Equipment

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall in addition to the standard navigation


lights required, be equipped with the following navigation equipment. These shall be
on board at all times.

Radars Two (2) x independently operated radars. Minimum range 48


nm at least one (1) radar to be of 3 cm type c/w reflection
plotter facility.
Gyro Compass One (1) gyro compass plus at least one (1) repeater complete
with azimuth mirror.
Magnetic One (1) magnetic compass in the wheel house with reflector
Compass in front of maneuvering stand.
Satellite One (1) Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) satellite
Navigator navigator shall be provided.

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Weather Weather facsimile facilities shall be available onboard the
Facsimile Barge. CONTRACTOR shall arrange to receive twice daily
weather, forecasts from a reputable meteorological
CONSULTANT to enable CONTRACTOR to plan the work
appropriately.
Search Lights Minimum two (2) X 1500 watts, capable of 360º rotation with
beam width variation facility, search lights shall be fitted on
top of the wheel house (or tower) and controlled from
maneuvering stands (forwards and aft stands) inside wheel
house/tower.
Radio Direction Two (2) MH Radio Positioning System
Finder Two (2) mobiles and 3 base stations
Echo Sounder One (1) echo sounder with a repeater in the radio room.
Additional a.) Sextant 1 unit (for self-propelled vessel only)
Items Required b.) Chronometer 1 unit
c.) Aldis Lamp 1 unit c/w portable battery in a box
d.) Flag 1 complete set of signal flags
e.) Barometer 1 unit (with graphical readout)
f.) Thermometer 1 unit
g.) Anemometer 1 unit (with graphical readout)
Manuals All navigational equipment shall be provided with an
operating manual in English.

2.6.4 Navigation Books and Charts

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall be equipped with the following books


and charts. These shall be on board at all times.

Mariners Charts At least one (1) set (up to date) covering total area of
operations.
Notice of Weekly notices
Mariners Local notices
Admiralty Relevant volume covering the Near Coastal Trade Limit of
Sailing Malaysia
Directions
List of Lights Relevant volume for the South China Sea area.
COMPANY's At least one (1) set of relevant COMPANY's supplied
Hydrographic hydrographic Maps shall be available on the Barge. Similarly
Maps all support vessels shall each carry 1 set of the
aforementioned maps.
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List of Radio Latest edition.
Signals
Tide Tables Malaysia tide tables (latest edition)
International 1 copy (latest edition)
Code of Signal
Mariners Hand 1 copy (latest edition)
Book
Nautical 1 copy (latest edition)
Almanac
Navigational 1 copy (latest edition)
Tables
Compass 1 copy to be prominently displayed
Deviation Card
Compass Error 1 copy to be on board and a deviation reading to be taken and
Book recorded in the book. Once per day.
Masters 1 copy.
Standing/Night
Order Book
Owners 1 copy.
Standing
Instruction
Book
Oil Record Book 1 copy.
Part I and II
Deck Log Book 1 copy.
Official Log 1 copy.
Book
Stability Booklet 1 copy.
Other A copy of the latest edition of Code Of Safe Working Practices
For Merchant Seaman published by MCA (Maritime &
Coastguard Agency) kept at the wheelhouse

2.7 Communications

CONTRACTOR shall supply the mandatory communication equipment required by


SOLAS/IMO for the registration class of and country of origins of the vessels involved.
This will either include or be additional to the equipment specified herein.

2.7.1 Radio Room

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The radio room shall to be air-conditioned and measuring at least 10 ft. x 14 ft.

2.7.2 HF Back Up System

CONTRACTOR shall supply three (3) sets of HF single band transceivers complete with
microphones, antenna couplers, whip antennae, control cables and coaxial cables.
(One for 4400 kHz LSB, one 4613kHz USB and one back-up)

Other Requirements:

Output Power: Minimum 125 watts (PEP)


Semi-duplex operation
Side band selection: USB and LSB
Distress Frequency: 2182 KHz AM
No. of channels: Minimum 10 Channel
VF interface: 600 m VF Input/output

Operating Frequencies:

Channel Frequency
1 2182.00
2 3596.50
3 3852.50
4 5280.00
5 6998.00
6 7490.00
7 7623.00
8 7820.00
9 7833.00

2.7.3 INMARSAT for COMPANY's Use

CONTRACTOR shall provide INMARSAT terminal, as a backup to the VSAT system,


dedicated for COMPANY's use, complete with stabilized antenna unit in Radome,
control unit, operator console with keyboard.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following associated equipment in the Engineer's


office.
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a.) one (1) set telephone unit
b.) one (1) unit fax machine Group 3

All equipment shall be fully operational and linked to the INMARSAT central control
console. CONTRACTOR shall have its own INMARSAT set(s) for its own specific use and
shall be independent from the set dedicated to COMPANY.

2.7.4 VSAT Telecommunications System

CONTRACTOR shall provide VSAT system, dedicated for Client, complete with voice,
data and fax facilities as the following:

a) One (1) line for data / e-mail / internet


b) Two (2) lines for telephone complete with handset.
c) One (1) line for fax complete with fax machine.

The network design shall be able to provide satellite communications between


COMPANY onshore offices and the offshore vessels.

Data communication shall be in full-duplex communication scheme between the


offices and the offshore vessels utilizing 4 voice circuits and 5.0 Mbps for data.

All outdoor equipment shall be sealed to prevent moisture penetration, all metal
structures and fasteners shall be hot-dipped galvanized and fasteners made of stainless
steel materials to prevent corrosion due to salination and adverse exposure to all
weather conditions. The system shall employ the latest technology for closed system
encryption and security purposes, including fast switching response times for
redundant systems, monitor 7 alarms system at user-friendly environment.

2.7.5 ATUR

The Barge shall be equipped with one (1) ATUR (Automatic Telephone Using Radio)
unit complete with high gain UHF antenna, AC/DC power supply and push button
handset. Unit provided has to be type approved by Jabatan Telekom Malaysia (JTM)
and registered or licensed by JTM under the CONTRACTOR's Malaysia office.

2.7.6 International Marine VHF HAGUE Plan Transceiver

The Barge shall be equipped with two (2) sets International Marine VHF Hague Plan
transceiver, one of which shall equipped with a guard receiver on channel 16,
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Transmitter RF output power shall be 25 watts. The radio shall operate on the
following VHF Maritime Hague Plan channels: 6, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 70,
72 and 73.

2.7.7 Helicopter Communication Equipment

The Barge shall be equipped with one (1) set VHF AM transceiver, simplex operation
complete with fist microphone, coaxial feeder and external antenna. Operating
frequency of the transceiver is 131.00 MHz. Minimum two (2) sets portable multi-
channel hand-held radio including headset are available for HLO communication during
helicopter operations.

2.7.8 Non - Directional Radio Beacon (NDB)

The Barge shall be equipped with one (1) set of 100 watts NDB complete with coupler
and antenna capable of transmitting 4 letters or figure Morse code as identification
signal. Operating frequency and identification code will be advised. The NDB power
supply "On/Off" switch shall be located in the radio room. The NDB also shall be
provided with an updated E.P.I.R.B. (Emergency Positioning Indicator Radio Beacon).

2.7.9 Personal Computer

The Barge shall be equipped with one (1) Personal Multimedia Computer to be
installed at the Radio Room with internet connection, complete with printer.

2.7.10 Intercom/P.A System

The Barge shall be equipped with a PA with minimum of two (2) 'private talk' lines, talk
back system to be installed throughout the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge with
main control at the radio room. All COMPANY offices shall be equipped with Intercom
Systems. Loud speaker facility shall be available separately to the main deck and living
quarters and recreation areas.

2.7.11 Walkie-Talkies

CONTRACTOR shall provide minimum 10 intrinsically safe walkie-talkie with chargers


for use on live platforms or hazardous areas.

2.7.12 Facsimile

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The Barge shall be equipped with facsimile capable of transmitting documents to/from
COMPANY's, CONTRACTOR's and CONTRACTOR's Subcontractor's offices.

This equipment should be operated on an independent telephone line. COMPANY shall


be afforded use of these facilities free of charge.

2.8 Survey

CONTRACTOR shall provide all positioning survey systems during platforms, pipelay
and cable lay installations.

2.8.1 Pre and Post Installation Survey Equipment

CONTRACTOR shall provide all survey equipment as outlined in PTS 37.00.00.40 –


Positioning for Offshore Construction Work or latest version.

CONTRACTOR is responsible for ensuring all survey equipment are in good working
condition and CONTRACTOR shall ensure adequate spares and back-up are available in
the SPREAD at all times to enable uninterrupted survey operations to be carried out.
CONTRACTOR shall also be responsible for carrying out regular calibrations of all its
equipment.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following survey equipment as a minimum:

a) Dual Frequency Echo Sounder


b) Single Beam and Multibeams Echo Sounder (MBES)
c) Dual Frequency Side Scan Sonar
d) High Resolution Boomer / Sub-bottom Profiling System
e) Theodolite
f) E.D.M. (complete with prism).
g) Hand-held GPS Receiver (e.g. Panasonic Model)
h) Level and Staff
i) Fluzgate Compasses (for AHT only)
j) Mean Sea Level Measurement Device
k) USBL system (Trank point II System, Sonardyne or equivalent)
l) Survey type Gyro Compass
m) Acoustic Tracking System
n) Approved (licensed) real-time navigation and post processing software
o) Data processing equipment including plotter
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p) Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV)

2.9 Mooring and Towing System

2.9.1 Mooring System

A minimum of eight (8) point constant tension mooring system with winches below
decks shall be provided. No exposed anchor cables shall cross any part of the clear
deck space.

Prior to first mobilization and subsequent interim mobilization(s), anchor wires of no


more than 2 years old shall be fitted to the barge. Anchor wires more than 2 years old
shall have a certificate of destructive test not more than 1 year old. The destructive
test shall be carried out on the most heavily used section of the wire, (i.e. adjacent to
anchor fairlead). The length and diameter of the anchor wires shall be compatible with
the expected operational water depth and the size of the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination
Barge.

All anchors wires shall be made of double cratered / heavy lubricated galvanized wires.
The anchor end of each anchor wire shall be terminated with gold snub nose or
equivalent short stirrup type sockets.

A minimum of two (2) spare anchor wires shall be available on the Barge.

Wash-down and auto-lubricating facilities for each anchor wire in service shall be
fitted.

Where snatch-back arrangements are to be utilized, all associated equipment (i.e.


snatch blocks, fairleads, bollard, triangular plates etc.) shall be certified to be able to
carry the maximum calculated shock load/tension. CONTRACTOR shall submit to
COMPANY for approval a proposal on such arrangement prior to any such snatch-back
to be carried out.

2.9.2 Mooring Operations

All winches shall be remotely operated from central console with closed circuit TV
monitoring system and thus the Barge Master will be able to operate all winches from
the one position.

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2.9.3 Tension and Payout Monitoring System

Tension Meters shall be available for all winches and shall be remotely controlled, with
the central readout situated in a central console. Payout Monitoring system shall also
be available for all the wires. Tension meters shall have valid calibration certificate
from third party of not more than one (1) year old.

Tension tests of all mooring wires shall be carried out in a stand-off position / outside
of an existing facility prior to commencement of WORK.

2.9.4 Pennant Buoys, Parachute Buoys.

Ten (10) pennant buoys of crucifix or suitcase type, as described in COMPANY anchor
handling guidelines, shall be provided. Two of the pennant buoys shall be spares and
shall be stored properly on board the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge on racks to
ensure its safe keeping.

Ten (10) pennant wires of suitable length and construction shall be provided for each
CONTRACTOR's WORKSITE based on anchor handler dimensions, water depth and sea
bed conditions. Spare associated with loose mooring equipment e.g. shackles, hooking
pins shall be provided. Pennant buoys shall be of such a capacity as to support the
pennant wires required for the greatest depth of water. Diameter of each pennant
wire shall be at least the same as the diameter of anchor wire. Pennant wire shall be
terminated with gold snub nose or equivalent short stirrup type sockets.

The pennant line passes through the suitcase buoys with a soft eye on the AHT
retrieval end and shall have a suitable length of pennant wire on the anchor base
attachment complete with swivel and pearlink. Adequate number of parachute buoys
with accessories as described in anchor handling guidelines with sufficient buoyancy
shall be available for anchor wire crossing the existing pipeline.

2.9.5 Anchors

Ten (10) delta Flipper or equivalent anchors acceptable to COMPANY shall be provided
on board the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge. Two of the anchors shall be spares
and shall be stored in a safe manner and shall be readily available for use as 'Piggy
Backs'.

The weight of the anchors provided shall be suitable for the operational water depth,
the size of the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge and the seabed soil conditions of
each and every WORKSITE.
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Mooring anchors and buoys shall be made available for mooring tugs, Barges, or other
vessels. This mooring may also be used by anchor handling tug as and when required.
However, no more than one tug/material Barge combination is allowed to use a
mooring buoy at any one time unless agreed by Company Site Representative.

2.9.6 Towing Gear

If the vessel proposed is non self-propelled then it shall have a suitable towing
arrangement, such as SMIT towing brackets, minimum 2 1/2" diameter chain bridle
connected to a delta plate. Towing arrangement to be certified by a Classification
Society. A suitable towing bridle recovery system shall be provided.

The following towing gear shall be available:

a) Towing bridle consisting of 2 X 2.1/16"Ø X 75 ft length stud link chain together


with SMIT brackets and fairleads.
b) Flounder plate / monkey face / sister plate
c) Towing pennant 200 ft long X 2 1/2"Ø (min.)
d) Air tugger winch for bridle recovery.

An emergency towing bridle shall be provided in accordance with requirements of


Classification Society which may be similar to the main towing arrangements or may
consist of a single Smit Bracket arrangement fitted at the stern quarter of the vessel.

2.9.7 Temporary Mooring

CONTRACTOR is required to provide and install temporary mooring arrangements at


the offshore WORK SITE(s) for the Main Work Barge Spread Asset Material (or “junk”)
barge and one other similar mooring arrangement for the ability to reduce emissions
and fuel consumption for idle periods of otherwise standby SPREAD vessels (e.g. an
AHT, Supply boat or crew boat). Location for deployment of these mooring
arrangements will be proposed by CONTRACTOR for COMPANY Approval. The
complete mooring arrangements shall be removed by CONTRACTOR on the completion
of the WORK.

2.10 Pipelay Equipment

The barge shall be equipped with a pipelay system of a sufficient capacity safely and
effectively complete the WORK.
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2.10.1 Ramp, Launching Ramp and Stinger

The Barge shall be equipped with a pipelay ramp that is completely enclosed to
eliminate the consequences of bad weather conditions. The pipe supports shall be
adjustable and fitted with rubber coating. These rollers should be able to rotate freely
to facilitate launching of the pipeline.

The launching ramp and stinger shall be fully equipped for safe installation whilst
ensuring that the stresses in the pipeline being installed do not exceed the permissible
limits. Controlling systems shall be provided to monitor that the pipeline is safely
lowered and installed on the seabed.

Depth gauges shall be installed at the end of the stinger and at each articulation. The
readings of these depth gauges shall be clearly displayed in the Barge's control tower.
In addition, the stinger shall be equipped with two video monitoring cameras installed
at different locations (one of which shall show the last roller on the stinger tip) for
monitoring the behavior and condition of the pipe in the stinger. The video monitoring
shall remain in operation at all times during pipelay. CONTRACTOR shall have a
minimum two (2) spare video camera onboard the barge at all times.

The stinger shall have ballastable articulated sections. Truss stingers may be utilized
subject to approval by COMPANY by CONTRACTOR demonstrating that its proposed
truss stinger is capable of safely and effectively completing the WORK.

2.10.2 Line-up and welding station.

Welding activities and weld repair activities may be carried out in between the
tensioners provided CONTRACTOR substantiates, with engineering calculations, that it
is safe and practical to do so.

Line up and welding stations shall be equipped with but not limited to the following:-

a) internal pneumatic line up clamps complete with a retrieval cable on backing


shoe system.
b) welding generators including remote control boxes
c) automatic welding system if required including running rings, welding heads,
connection boxes and control cabinets.
d) portable power driven auxiliary tools for brushing, grinding and arc-gouging.
e) a hydraulic powered line up table which can be moved transversely and
longitudinal relative to the linepipe for alignment of pipe strings.
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2.10.3 Dark Room

The barge shall be equipped with darkroom facilities fully equipped with facilities for
automatic wet film processing and developing, reading and storing.

Such facilities shall include but not limited to:

a) Adjustable intensity viewers for wet and dry film viewing.


b) Densitometer or density strip.
c) Processing tank including water supply and drain,
d) chemicals including developer, stop bath, fixer, photo-flo and the like.
e) Timer, thermometer, film wiper, film dips, dryers, strings and the like.
f) Safelights and normal lighting.
g) Paper cutter.
h) Sufficient number & fit-for-purpose processing hangers of various sizes.

The room shall be located near the shooting area and shall be fully shielded with lead
sheets. Radiation survey shall be conducted during mobilization and operation as to
ensure the acceptance level of radiation level at the RT station and storage area.

2.10.4 Field Joint Coating Station

Field joint coating stations shall be equipped with, including, but not limited to the
following:-

a) diatermic oil type dope kettles with automatic loader and stirrers for the
continuous heating and liquefaction of the joint filling material.
b) conveyor to transfer the filling MATERIAL from the Barge deck into the kettles.
c) hopper that hangs from a hoist which runs on top of the Field-joint Station to
pour the filling material into the formwork (metal sheeting) that wrapped around
the field joint.
d) strapping machines to secure the steel bands fixing the metal sheet around the
field joint.
e) continuous hoses with running water to cool the coated field joint.

2.10.5 Side Davits

Side Davits shall, but not limited to, the following:-

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a) A minimum of 3 Davits shall be provided. Where engineering analysis requires a
greater number of davits to safely complete the WORK, CONTRACTOR shall
provide a barge suitably equipped with the required number of davits at no
additional cost to COMPANY.
b) Davits shall be controllable locally and from the central panel.
c) load cells shall be fitted to Davits to continuously monitor the load and the wire
length paid out on each Davits.
d) pneumo gauges and lines (with reel) shall be fitted

2.10.6 Pipe Handling Facilities

The pipe handling facilities shall be provided, including, but not limited to, the
following:-

a) the storage areas on the Barge deck shall have the capacity to handle all the
linepipe sizes to ensure continuous pipelay operation.
b) the pipe transfer racks shall be fitted on the Barge to convey the pipes from the
storage areas to the main conveyor rack ahead of the laying ramp.
c) the pipe beveling station shall be equipped with beveling equipment, facing
machines (2 each plus one spare), etc. It shall be located on the main conveyor
rack.

2.10.7 Tensioner Equipment

The tensioner shall be capable of handling the range of tensions likely to be


experienced during the installation of the pipeline.

Control systems with alarm which triggers when the safe limit is exceeded shall be
provided to monitor the tension forces and pipe stress. Tension meter shall be
provided in the control tower of the Barge. A continuous recording device shall be
connected to the tension meter.

Tensioners shall be load tested and calibrated based on the approved procedure and
to be performed prior to commencement of pipelay. As minimum calibration range of
tensioners shall be up to 20% above the nominal pipelay tension. The higher value shall
be held for at least one hour. Bidder shall submit copy of test and calibration
certificates.

The correct functioning of the tensioner when the pipe is pulled backwards and
forwards shall also be checked. These checks and calibrations shall be performed with
a joint of the line pipe to be laid in order to ensure that the tensioner is correctly
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adjusted for the pipe and that no slippage between pipe and tensioner or damage to
the coating occurs.

2.10.8 Abandonment and Recovery (A&R) Equipment

The pipelay Barge shall have facilities for pipeline abandonment and recovery. The
abandonment and recovery which shall be equipped to fully handle the range of
tensions likely to be experienced during the WORK. Control systems shall trigger when
the specified safe limit is exceeded. Calibration of the winch against the tensioner or
vice-versa is permissible providing the first of these to be calibrated is independently.
The A&R system shall have valid certificate from third party of not more than one (1)
year old.

2.11 Lifting Equipment

The definition of lifting equipment shall include, but not be limited to, pedestal cranes,
overhead cranes, mobile cranes, hooks, slings, shackles, eyebolts, runway beams,
trolleys, chain blocks, lifting frames, winches, padeyes etc

All lifting equipment on the vessel shall be subject to certification and inspection in
accordance with the vessel’s classification rules by the Classification society surveyor.

The CONTRACTOR shall supply all of the required loose lifting tackle (i.e. slings,
shackles etc.) used in any lifting activities.

The CONTRACTOR must provide and maintain on board the vessel a dedicated rigging
store and register of all the lifting equipment including slings, hoists, etc.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure all lifting equipment has a current valid certificate of
test and is subjected to inspection, by a Classification society surveyor, at intervals
detailed in the vessel’s classification rules.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure a copy of all lifting equipment certificates and a register
of all lifting equipment shall be held and maintained by the owner and kept on board
the vessel. All lifting equipment must be checked by a competent person before being
used for any defects which may affect its integrity.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure all lifting equipment is stored in a dedicated rigging
store when it is not in use. The rigging store shall have a method of re-cording the
movement (issue and return) of the lifting equipment.

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The CONTRACTOR shall ensure any defective lifting equipment shall not be used and
shall be painted red and placed in a dedicated quarantine area pending repair (if
applicable) or replacement. The register shall be updated to re-cord the removal from
service and entry into service of all lifting equipment.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure that copies of all lifting equipment preventative
maintenance routines and the lifting equipment maintenance history, for the previous
2 years are kept on board the vessel.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure all subsea lifting equipment is in compliant to IMCA
guideline. All subsea lift bags shall be fitted with manufactures fit for purpose and
rated trip/inverter line anchor points. All chain lever hoists shall comply with IMCA
D128. Guideline on the use of chain lever hoists in the offshore subsea environment.

2.11.1 Derrick Crane

The CONTRACTOR shall study the SCOPE OF WORK and ensure that the Barge's crane is
capable of safely and effectively performing all the required heavy lifts.

CONTRACTOR shall also provide limiting sea state or barge motion criteria for the
operability of the derrick crane. Wind shall also be considered in limiting crane
operations

The crane shall be of a reputable make and be in good working order throughout the
CONTRACT period.

Each hoist drum must be operated with two sets of friction clutches, each clutch being
capable of sufficient friction to operate the rated working load. Dual operation of the
clutches is not a requirement; tandem operation is acceptable.

Each hoist drum must be operated with two brakes, each brake being capable the
rated working load. Providing that at least one of the brakes can be applied with the
foot pedal instantaneously without the hoist lever requiring to be positioned in
neutral, both brakes may operate in tandem in conjunction with the clutch control or
one may operate in conjunction with the clutch control and the other independently as
the emergency brake.

CONTRACTOR shall supply a crane lift chart showing lift capacity of each block plotted
against radius. On the same chart, the hook height vs. radius plot should be included
for each block.
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The minimum capacity of the crane main block shall be sufficient to perform lifting for
facilities as specified in scope of work.

The crane shall be capable of working in a revolving mode.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane has been manufactured to API 2C standard or
an equivalent marine standard, and certified as API 2C compliant or an equivalent
marine standard compliant.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane is fitted with an adequate lighting system to
enable night operations to be undertaken, if applicable.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane has a Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI) fitted,
which gives details of the actual/permissible loads (at the appropriate radius) The RCI
shall give the crane operator clear and continuous visual and audible warnings, which
shall be demonstrated functioning correctly.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide evidence that the cranes RCI has been calibrated
within the last 5 years and demonstrate that the reading is accurate, and the accuracy
of the RCI is verified to be reading within ±5%.

2.11.2 Maintenance and Inspection Records

The CONTRACTOR shall maintain up to date records of the following:-

a) Inspection report by crane manufacturer certifying fitness of crane to perform


heavy lift. This inspection shall be done annually or after every major repair/refit.
b) Authorized third party surveyor (e.g. Lloyds, DNV) inspection report of crane
certifying its fitness to perform heavy lift. This inspection shall be done every
twelve (12) months / yearly or prior to each interim mobilization. A copy of the
crane inspection certificate shall be retained at the jobsite.
c) Maintenance records shall be kept on board the Barge and be made available for
COMPANY inspection upon demand. Maintenance of derrick crane shall be
according to API RP 2D.
d) Load cell calibration report. This calibration shall be done annually and in
accordance with manufacturer's recommendation.
e) Load test report. Load test report shall not be more than two (2) years old. Load
test shall be conducted at 10% above the Safe Work Load (SWL) of the crane.
f) Proof load test report. If the load exceeds 90% of the Barge lift capacity, a load
test shall be performed prior to mobilization to ascertain integrity of the crane. In
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addition, Bidder shall install an acceleration measurement system to determine
the boom tip movement, and ensure this movement is below the crane
manufacturer's recommendation of Bidder's operating practices. Otherwise, the
proof load test report shall not be more than two (2) years old.
g) Full records of all crane ropes including dates when ropes were installed.
h) Man riding winch certification reports. Man riding certification to be provided
and shall meet the requirement as described in section 2.11.7 Personnel lifting.

2.11.3 Specific Safety Requirements

The following safety features shall be fitted on the crane as a minimum:

a) Emergency brake facility (shall be fail safe type)


b) Load cell
c) Over hoist cut outs
d) Over booms cut outs
e) Slewing alarm (both visual and audio)
f) Lifting angle indicator
g) Hook height indicator for each block
h) Radius indicator for each block
i) radio sets with working frequency(s)
j) Hold-back cable arrangements for all blocks.
k) 2 sets "hand free" radio set with working frequency(s). (Note: Walkie-Talkie not
allowed).
l) Limit cut-off switches and overload alarm

These features shall be checked to be in good working order at regular intervals. In


addition to the above, the construction Barge's derrick crane shall have a dual clutch-
broke system.

2.11.4 Crawler Crane/ Padestal Crane

Crawler or Padestal deck crane(s) shall be provided complying with the following
requirements:-

a) Minimum capacities and size adequate to perform the WORKs.


b) Provided with pneumatic type safe working load indicators on both main and
whip line hoists.
c) Provided with boom radius and angle indicators with both visual and automatic
alarm indicator indicating maximum safe working load.
d) Provided with over-hoist cut outs to main and whip hooks.
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e) Provided with slewing alarm (audio and visual)
f) Provided with over-boom cut out.
g) Have valid annual inspection certificate for the unit issued by an authorized third
party surveyor e.g. Lloyds, DNV, etc. A copy of the crane inspection certificate
shall be retained at the jobsite.
h) To have “hands-free" communication equipment (Note: Walkie-Talkie not
allowed).
i) Man riding certification to be provided and shall meet the requirement as
described in section 2.11.7 Personnel lifting.
j) Fitted with emergency brake facility. (shall be fail safe type).
k) Fitted with hold back cable arrangements for both blocks.
l) Limit cut-off switches and overload alarm

Crawler Crane / Pedestal crane(s) shall be maintained in good working condition and in
accordance with recommendations of API RP 2D. A dedicated watch man/flag man
shall be available at all time during operation to ensure clear passage for crane
movement.

2.11.5 Crane Operators

Crane operators shall be medically fit, mature, trained, experienced and qualified in
the type of crane they are employed to operate on COMPANY WORKS and shall have
attended recognized crane operator's course.

2.11.6 Subsea Lifting

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane is “approved” by the manufacturer for sub-
sea lifting. A nameplate, must confirm this approval.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the manufactures approval must also extend to the
“Hooks”, “Blocks”, “Hoist Lines” which are fitted to the crane.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure a manufactures sub-sea load chart is displayed in the
crane cabin. The chart shall show operational limits due to wave height, roll periods
and roll angles (barge list).

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane is fitted with a Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI),
which gives details of the actual/permissible loads (at the appropriate radius) for sub-
sea operations. The RCI shall give the crane operator clear and continuous visual and
audible warnings, which shall be demonstrated functioning correctly.
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The CONTRACTOR shall provide evidence that the crane’s RCI has been calibrated
within the last 5 years and demonstrate that the reading is accurate, and the accuracy
of the RCI is verified to be reading within ±5%.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure boom and load hoist winches are approved by the
winch manufacturer for subsea operations and are so indicated on their nameplate.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane is fitted with active heave compensation and
constant tensioning systems.

2.11.7 Personnel Lifting (Cranes)

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane is “approved” by the manufacturer for
Personnel Handling. A nameplate, must confirm this approval.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the crane winches used for Man Riding have the
following features and settings:

a) A second independent brake shall be provided for use if the automatic brake fails.
This brake should be manual unless the second automatic brake is completely
independent of the automatic braking system;
b) Devices shall be incorporated in the winch system to prevent the carrier from
over-riding, under-riding and over speeding;
c) Maximum pull limiting feature. The limit shall be set to the value determined
during the risk assessment for the job;
d) The winch shall be capable of lowering in a controlled manner in the event of
sudden loss of power or primary control;
e) The winch shall have adequate capacity to handle the loads required which
should include but not be limited to:
i. Weight of passengers;
ii. Tare weight of the carrier;
iii. Rope weight and frictional effects.
iv. The design factor for the winch and the wire rope, taking into account the
sum of these weights shall not be less than 8:1
f) The design of the winch should be supported by an FMEA (Failure Modes and
Effects Analysis); / FMECA (Failure Mode Effects Criticality Analysis).
g) The winch shall be equipped with a guard over the drum that provides protection
to the Winch Operator e.g. to stop anything (clothing, fingers etc.) being drawn in
to the machinery or rope breakage, etc. but does not inhibit the operator from
monitoring the spooling action of the rope on the drum;
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h) Wire rope used in Man Riding winches shall be of the non-rotating type;
i) The ratio (D/d) between sheave diameter (D) and the wire rope diameter (d) shall
not be less than 18.
j) the manufacturers approval also extends to the “Hooks”, “Blocks”, “Hoist Lines”
which are fitted to the crane.
k) boom and load hoists shall be approved by the hoist manufacturer for personnel
handling and are so indicated on their nameplate.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide conformation that if any of the crane’s original
winches have been replaced with winches manufactured by a third party vendor, the
winch fully complies with the above.

2.11.8 Personnel Lifting (Winches)

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure only winches deemed suitable for man riding by the
manufacturer are used.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure winches used for Man Riding have the following
features and settings:

a) A second independent brake shall be provided for use if the automatic brake fails.
This brake should be manual unless the second automatic brake is completely
independent of the automatic braking system;
b) Devices shall be incorporated in the winch system to prevent the carrier from
over-riding, under-riding and over speeding;
c) Maximum pull limiting feature. The limit shall be set to the value determined
during the risk assessment for the job;
d) The winch shall be capable of lowering in a controlled manner in the event of
sudden loss of power or primary control;
e) The winch shall have adequate capacity to handle the loads required which
should include but not be limited to:
i. Weight of passengers;
ii. Tare weight of the carrier;
iii. Rope weight and frictional effects.
f) The design factor for the winch and the wire rope, taking into account the sum of
these weights shall not be less than 8:1
g) The design of the winch should be supported by an FMEA (Failure Modes and
Effects Analysis); / FMECA (Failure Mode Effects Criticality Analysis)
h) The winch shall be equipped with a guard over the drum that provides protection
to the Winch Operator e.g. to stop anything (clothing, fingers etc.) being drawn in

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to the machinery or rope breakage, etc. but does not inhibit the operator from
monitoring the spooling action of the rope on the drum;
i) Wire rope used in Man Riding winches shall be of the non-rotating type;
j) The ratio (D/d) between sheave diameter (D) and the wire rope diameter (d) shall
not be less than 18.
k) the winch raise/lower control are designed to return to the neutral position when
released by the operator.
l) the raise, lower and neutral positions of the operating lever are clearly marked.
m) an automatic brake is fitted, which will come on when the operating lever is
returned to the neutral position or if there is a loss of power to the winch.
n) rope remains captive at all times around the sheaves and winch drum.
o) a notice giving the operating instructions for the winch, including the actions
necessary if power is lost, is displayed where the winch operator can see it.
p) An independent (secondary) power source must be available in case of failure of
the primary power.
q) The winch drum is able to accept the full length of wire rope being used. This
means that there should be a clear space between the outside of the top layer of
wire and the edge of the drum flange of at least 2.5 times the wire diameter
r) Rope is automatically spooled on to the drum to prevent bunching.
s) Clutches or other methods of disengaging the drive system are NOT be
incorporated into the winches drive train.

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure a copy of the winch’s preventative maintenance


routines and the maintenance history, for the previous 2 years are kept on board the
vessel.
All devices for man riding must comply with UK HSE Technical guidance on the safe use
of lifting equipment offshore

2.12 Miscellaneous Construction Equipment

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following miscellaneous construction equipment where


specified in the CONTRACT.

a) Pile and Conductor Hammers


b) Internal pile/conductor handling tool
c) External Pile/Conductor gripper
d) Piercing Tool
e) Grouting Spread
f) Jacket Leveling equipment
g) Pile and conductor jetting equipment spread
h) Pile and conductor drilling equipment spread
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i) Upending Control panels
j) Rigging and Sling Material
k) Scaffolding
l) Gangway

2.12.1 Pile and Conductor Hammers

CONTRACTOR shall supply a hammer spread meeting the requirements specified in the
relevant Pile and Conductor Drivability Analysis and Installation Procedure.

CONTRACTOR shall provide hydraulic hammer spread suitable for driving piles and
conductor to the final penetration. CONTRACTOR shall demonstrate to COMPANY that
it’s proposed piles and conductor hammer spread is suitable and adequate for
installing COMPANY designed Piles and Conductors. The constituent at the pile and
conductor hammer spread shall be such that in the event of breakdown of the working
hammer, a back-up hammer of at least equal energy shall be immediately available at
all times to continue the pile and conductor driving.

Hammers shall be capable of variable stroke operation.

CONTRACTOR shall provide person(s) who are fully competent and experienced in
operating the hammers to supervise all piling operations. Such person(s) shall be
subjected to COMPANY approval.

The hammer energies for both pile and conductor hammers shall be the energy that
the hammer can deliver to the pile and not the rated energy of the hammer.
CONTRACTOR shall ensure that the HAMMERS mobilized to the WORKSITE meet this
requirement. CONTRACTOR shall immediately replace any hammer that fails to deliver
the required energy.

2.12.1.1 Hammer Control

All hammers supplied by the CONTRACTOR shall have the following controls:

a) Blow Rate
b) Hammer stroke and energy
c) Emergency stop

2.12.1.2 Hammer Monitoring

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Hammer monitoring capability shall be available for all hammer operations. The
following hammer data shall be able to be monitored:

a) Hammer depth below water


b) Differential pressure (inside hammer pressure relative to outside water pressure)
c) Hydraulic supply pressure
d) Air supply pressure
e) Position of ram
f) Stroke distance of ram
g) Impact Velocity of ram
h) Net striking energy of ram
i) Blow rate per min.
j) Blow number
k) Loudspeaker for hammer noise
The hammer monitoring data shall be collected in a central console. CONTRACTOR
shall propose the number and type of ram velocity measuring advice for hammer /
driving efficiency.

2.12.1.3 Hammer Indicators

The following indicators, preferably visual and audible, shall be provided where
applicable to indicate the following hammer operations.

a) Hammer in water
b) Anvil on pile
c) Anvil not on pile
d) Air supply working
e) By pass valve open/shut
f) Hammer is incorrectly positioned on pile
g) Pile runs faster than hammer
h) Stroke becomes too high
i) Energy becomes too high

2.12.1.4 Specific Safety Requirements.

All hammers and accessories proposed by CONTRACTOR shall be subjected to an


inspection by the hammer manufacturer prior to each and every mobilization/interim
mobilization. The purpose of the inspection is to ascertain that every hammer and its
components are fit for operations. For this purpose, CONTRACTOR shall set up an
inspection checklist and a copy of the inspection report shall be submitted to
COMPANY at least four (4) weeks prior to the mobilization.
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No temporary attachments are allowed to be welded onto any parts of the hammer. In
the event CONTRACTOR needs to weld permanent attachments to the hammer, it shall
be carried out in accordance to manufacturer approved procedure(s).

2.12.1.5 Under Water Hammer

If required, CONTRACTOR shall propose and provide under water hammer and back up.

CONTRACTOR shall provide adequate umbilical for operating the hammers at the
operating water depths. A constant tension spooling device and fairlead shall also be
provided. Additionally, CONTRACTOR shall provide one spare reel of umbilical
complete with all fittings and couplings so that this spare umbilical will fit all hammers
in the above mentioned spread.

CONTRACTOR shall provide adequate steel anvils of the correct size and type to fit all
the piles in the SCOPE OF WORK.

CONTRACTOR shall province pile guide sleeves of proper construction such the
hammers can be positioned properly on top of all piles in the SCOPE OF WORK.

CONTRACTOR shall provide power pack(s) of sufficient capacity to power the


underwater hydraulic hammer spread such that said hammers perform optimally,
deliver the rated blow rates and rated energy.

The power pack(s) may be surface or underwater type. CONTRACTOR shall ensure that
either spare power pack(s) are mobilized or adequate spares and technicians are
present at the worksite to maintain/repair the power pack(s), so that no power pack
failure is experienced.

2.12.2 Internal pile/conductor handling tool

CONTRACTOR shall provide internal handling tools for handling/lifting all piles and
conductors. CONTRACTOR to note that padeyes are not allowed to be welded on
pile/conductor unless prior written approval is obtained.

The internal pile/conductor handling tool provided by CONTRACTOR shall be of


sufficient capacity to handle all pile and conductor sections in the SCOPE OF WORK.
Said tools provided shall be "fail safe" i.e. any loss of hydraulic pressure will not cause
the tool to lose its grip on the pile/conductor. For underwater operation, the tools

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shall also have underwater ROV operated release mechanism to effect release in the
event of a failure of the normal release mechanisms.

2.12.3 External Pile/Conductor gripper

CONTRACTOR shall provide external grippers for pile/conductor installation. No


stopper lugs will be allowed on supplied piles/conductors sections.

The external grippers shall be of such a construction that they can be positioned over
the pile/conductor slots/stabbing guides and that conductors can be readily stabbed
through them.

The external grippers shall be of sufficient capacity for all pile/conductor installation in
the scope of work. They shall also be "fail safe".

2.12.4 Piercing tool

CONTRACTOR shall provide piercing tool for piercing Jacket Leg diaphragms.

2.12.5 Grouting Spread

The capacity of the grouting spread shall be such that grout can be mixed and
delivered to the pile sleeves as per SPECIFICATIONS and such that the grouting of each
pile sleeve can be completed in one continuous steady operation inclusive of all
overage and contingency pumping.

CONTRACTOR shall provide sufficient back-up such that in the event of failure or
breakdown of any component of the grouting spread or power supply, stand-by
Equipment can be made operational and grouting resumed within ten (10) minutes for
power and thirty (30) minutes for Equipment from the start of the said failure or
breakdown.

CONTRACTOR shall provide ROV connectors compatible with COMPANY provided


fittings for all grouting.

The grout mixer shall be fitted with a device that automatically controls / regulates
grout slurry density without intervention from an operator.

CONTRACTOR shall provide grouting spread which shall include all equipment, grout
activities, fresh water and experienced personnel for the grouting operations.

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Such grouting equipment shall be capable of grouting jacket legs/piles at water depth
as specified in the Scope of Work.

As a minimum CONTRACTOR, shall provide one (1) set of grouting equipment as


specified below to perform the WORK:

a) Bulk Cement Storage and Transfer Equipment


b) Grout Slurry Mix Water Storage and Supply Equipment
c) Grout Mixing and Pump Equipment
d) Grout Slurry Analyzing Equipment
e) Packer Inflation Equipment
f) Miscellaneous tools, rags, buckets, measuring jugs etc.

2.12.5.1 Bulk Cement Storage and Transfer Equipment

Bulk Cement Storage Tanks


1 Bulk System Air Compressor Air Capacity 400 scfm
Operating Pressure 100 psi
1 Bulk Cement Rock Catcher
1 80 cu ft Steady Flow Bin Operating Pressure 40 psi

2.12.5.2 Grout Slurry Mix Water Storage and Supply Equipment

1 Mix Water Storage Tank with one 3" inlet Tank capacity 6,400 gals
and two 5" suction outlets
1 Mix Water Supply and Centrifugal Pump Pump Capacity 1500 gpm
Pump Pressure100 psi

2.12.5.3 Grout Mixing and Pump Equipment

1 Grout mixing and Pumping skid equipped with Recirculating Cement Slurry mixing
system, mix-water supply Centrifugal and two positive displacement slurry
pumps, Instrumentation include pump discharge pressure, rate and R/A Grout
Slurry density monitors.
12 50 ft X 2" Grout discharge Working Pressure 1200 psi
hose (fittings etc.)

2.12.5.4 Grout Slurry Analyzing Equipment

1 Grout density measuring cup


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1 Carver Press, grout cube compressive strength determining instrument
1 Water baths for curing Grout cubes
1 Grout Slurry sample bags
100 Cube moulds 2" plastic/metal
2 off Mud Balances

2.12.5.5 Packer Inflation Equipment

Nitrogen air bottles


Inflation lines
ROV mounted grouting stinger (if required for skirt pile)

2.12.6 Pile and conductor jetting equipment spread

CONTRACTOR shall provide one (1) set of pile/conductor jetting equipment spread
suitable for carrying out remedial works on pile(s) and conductor(s) which refused
prematurely before reaching target penetration. The jetting equipment spread is
required to be onsite during pile/conductor driving.

Such jetting equipment shall be capable of jetting pile/conductor of specified internal


diameter, at water depths and penetrations as specified in drawings.

Such spread shall include all associated equipment such as jet strings, pumps, nozzles
etc.

CONTRACTOR to propose to COMPANY full details of the aforesaid equipment.

2.12.7 Pile and conductor drilling equipment spread

CONTRACTOR shall make available on standby one (1) set of drilling equipment spread
suitable for carrying out remedial works on pile (s) and conductor (s) which refused
prematurely before reaching target penetration. Drilling equipment spread shall be
accessible for immediate mobilization to the WORKSITE when required. The drilling
equipment spread is required to be mobilized to site within one week in the event of
premature pile refusal.

Such drilling equipment shall be capable of drilling pile/conductor internal diameters,


at water depths and penetration as specified in Scope of Work.

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Such spread shall include all associated equipment such as power swivel unit, hydraulic
pumps, swivel motors, work platform, operator's console, derrick, hoist, rotary table,
etc.

CONTRACTOR to propose to COMPANY full details of the aforesaid equipment prior to


derrick Barge spread mobilisation.

2.12.8 Scaffoldings

CONTRACTORS shall provide sufficient scaffolding material for safe means of access
during installation of structures.

All scaffolding material, erection, maintenance and inspection shall comply with BS
specifications.

Transfer of scaffolding material shall be in steel containers or scaffolding baskets.


Bidder shall provide minimum 2 units of these container or basket at Worksite.
Transfer of scaffold tubes or boards in open bundles shall NOT be allowed.

CONTRACTOR shall provide sufficient scafftags (tags for access authorization) for use at
the WORKSITE.

2.12.9 Rigging and Sling Material

CONTRACTOR shall provide sufficient rigging and sling material for the safe means of
lifting, tie-down or hold-back purposes.

All slings and shackles shall comply with COMPANY's Procedure/Specification for the
Registration, Inspection and Maintenance of slings and other Lifting Shackles and the
recognized safety standards, manufacturer recommendation and specification.

2.12.10 Gangway

CONTRACTOR shall provide one (1) unit of gangway for access between Barge/Vessel
and platform. The gangway shall at least 40 ft long and 6 ft width and sufficient robust
design to safely support an impact load of 500 kg being lowered quickly by a deck
crane. The gangway shall be designed with fixed end for the platform side, and a roller
or sliding-end for the barge side.

The gangway shall be subjected to a quarterly (3 month) inspection during which the
lifting padeyes shall be subjected to an MPI test.
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The gangway should be installed with facilities to support oxy-acetylene, welding and
electrical cables. These should be supported away from the gangway floor grating in
order to avoid any tripping or stepping hazards.

In addition, a second (back-up) gangway shall be provided onboard the construction


vessel.

2.13 Inspection Equipment

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following inspection equipment as minimum onboard


the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination barge:

a) Cambridge Welding Gauge (Stainless Steel) capable of checking:


i. High / low fit up profile
ii. Bevel Angle
iii. Under-cut depth
iv. Reinforcement height
b) Welding Gap Gauge (Stainless Steel) capable of measuring welding gap 1mm to
15mm
c) Inspection mirror 50mm diameter with extended handle and twistable 360
degrees.
d) Inspection torchlight. Water and drop-proof.
e) Digital or laser thermometer capable of measuring temperature between 25 and
1000 degrees Celsius.
f) Holiday detector. High voltage portable type complete with ring and sweep type
filler elements. (for pipelay and riser installation)
g) Tempilstiks ranging from 50 to 800 degrees Celsius.
h) Steel rulers with both metric and imperial markings.
i) Steel tape measures:
i. 3 meter length
ii. 4 meter length
iii. 10 meter length
j) Painting inspection tools (where applicable)
i. Elcometer model B112-1 hexagonal Wet Film Comb or equivalent
ii. Elcometer model G116A-1 Whirling Hygrometer or equivalent
iii. Elcometer 123-M surface profile gauge S/N:DC0003 or equivalent
iv. Elcometer model A456FBS digital coating thickness gauge or equivalent
v. Elcometer model G113-2 magnetic steel thermometer or equivalent
vi. Elcometer model G114-2 RH & Dew Point Calculator or equivalent

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2.14 NDE Equipment

All NDE consumables, calibration blocks and equipment shall be provided by


CONTRACTOR.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following NDE equipment as minimum onboard the
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination barge:

a) Ultra-sonic equipment (UT equipment)


b) Magnetic particle equipment (MPI equipment)
c) Dye penetrant equipment
d) Set paint inspection equipment.
e) Radiographic Test Facilities and Equipment
f) 2 x Subsea CP meters to be available during pipeline tie in, riser and riser clamp
installation

2.14.1 Ultra-Sonic Equipment (UT Equipment)

CONTRACTOR shall provide an ultrasonic digital wall thickness measuring meter, Cynus
or equivalent, complete with assorted probes and step wedge calibration blocks. The
meter shall be able to measure the thickness of a coated/painted metal (in general
carbon steel) without removing the coating.

CONTRACTOR shall provide an ultrasonic flaw detection instrument, Krautkramer USK


7 or equivalent and accessories, including but not limited to the following:

a) Calibration blocks/beam profile blocks


b) Step wedge
c) Battery charges and battery packs
d) Profile gauges
e) 45°, 60°, and 70° 4 MHz twin crystal probes complete with leads, size 8 x 9mm,
Krautkramer.
f) 0° probes, twin and single crystal 2.5 and 5 MHz, complete with leads, size 10mm
Krautkramer.
g) Suitable couplant

2.14.2 Magnetic Particle Equipment (MPI Equipment)

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CONTRACTOR shall provide MPI equipment employing coil technique using a flexible
(10m minimum cable) Ardrox, Magnaflux or equivalent to meet BS 6072 and ASTM 709
requirements including but not limited to the following:

a) A.C. Electromagnetic Yoke, Ardrox, Magnaflux or equivalent to meet BS 6072 and


ASTM 709 requirements.
b) Permanent magnet, with articulated legs, Ardrox, Magnaflux or equivalent to
meets BS 6072 and ASTM 709 requirements.
c) Field strength indicator.
d) Aerosol spray cans of magnetic ink and contact paint

2.14.3 Radiographic Test Facilities and Equipment

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following radiographic test facilities and equipment:

a) Battery powered X-ray and Gamma-Ray internal crawlers.


b) Remotely operated devices for external exposures
c) Radiographic accessories

2.14.4 Battery powered X-ray and Gamma-Ray internal crawlers

CONTRACTOR shall provide X-ray Generators with directional or panoramic tube with
capacity ranging from 90 KVA to 300 KVA for steel wall thickness up to 2”. X-ray tube
output shall be between 2 to 5 mA.

The internal crawler X-ray unit shall have safety feature to prevent the generator from
emitting X-rays when the unit is in drive mode. A secondary means of recovery shall be
provided in case of run-away crawler. The system shall be capable of achieving 2 % or
better sensitivity based on film side Image Quality Indicator.

CONTRACTOR shall change out its battery at least once every twelve (12) hours.

2.14.5 Remotely operated devices for external exposures.

CONTRACTOR shall provide radioactive source Ir-192 of 12-25 curies complete with
projector, wind-out gear, extension tube, tripod stand, collimator and the like. Use of
any other source is subjected to COMPANY’s approval. Radioactive source shall be
subject to COMPANY’s review from time to time.

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2.14.6 Radiographic accessories

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following accessories:

a) X-ray and Gamma-Ray lead clamps and shields


b) radiation audio and visual warning signs
c) radiation meter
d) Films (Afga, Kodak or equivalent ASTM Type 1 & 2)
e) Cassettes with lead screens
f) Emergency handling kits including but not limited to lead shots bags, tongs,
pliers, mole wrench, screwdrivers, adjustable spanners, emergency source
container, lead apron.
g) Radiation warning signs, rope barriers, buntings, flash warning lights, hand held
claxon and the like.
h) Transportation container for radioactive source shall have an underwater
acoustic beacon or pinger (37.51 KHz) attached to it.
i) Lead sheeting

2.14.7 Radiographic Inspection Stations

Radiographic inspection station shall be properly shielded and equipped with, but not
limited to, the following:-

a) battery powered X-ray and Gamma-Ray internal crawlers


b) X-ray Generators with directional or panoramic tube with capacity ranging from
90 KVA to 300 KVA for steel wall thickness up to 2”. X-ray tube output shall be
between 2 to 5 mA.
c) The internal crawler X-ray unit shall have safety feature to prevent the generator
from emitting X-rays when the unit is in drive mode. A secondary means of
recovery shall be provided in case of run-away crawler. The system shall be
capable of achieving 2 % or better sensitivity based on film side Image Quality
Indicator
d) remotely operated devices for external exposures
e) Radioactive source Ir-192 of 12-25 curies (subject to COMPANY’s review from
time to time), complete with projector, wind-out gear, extension tube, tripod
stand, collimator and the like. Use of any other source is subjected to
COMPANY’s approval
f) ultrasonic flare detectors, probes with connection cables and
g) calibration blocks.
h) X-ray and Gamma-Ray lead clamps and shields
i) radiation audio and visual warning signs
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j) ultrasonic testing equipment (UT)
k) magnetic particle equipment (MPI)
l) dye penetrant equipment
m) radiation meter
n) hardness test equipment

All radiography tests to be performed outside designated station shall be fully


protected. Radiation survey shall be performed to demonstrate safe working condition.

2.15 Diving and ROV Systems

The Barge shall be equipped with the following diving and ROV systems:

a) Surface Diving System


b) SCUBA Replacement (SRP)
c) 9-Man Saturation Diving System
d) Work-Class ROV System

2.15.1 Surface Diving System

a) The Surface Supplied Diving System shall conform to International Marine


Contractor Association assurance audit requirements document number D023.
Third party IMCA Audit shall be performed prior to mobilization of the diving
system.
b) The Surface Supplied Diving System and its sub systems shall be systematically
reviewed and analyzed to evaluate the consequences of single point failures and
the required remedial actions to be taken to mitigate the single point failure, this
assessment shall be documented in the form of a Failure Mode Effects Analysis
(FMEA) or Failure Mode Effects Critical Analysis (FMECA). (Ref IMCA D039).
c) The Surface Supplied Diving Systems shall include sufficient support equipment
including: deck decompression chamber(s), compressor(s), communication sets,
supervisor’s and chamber operator’s umbilical supplied breathing apparatus,
power generators, divers' equipment including hot water suits, and the like to
adequately support surface diving operations down to 50msw (165fsw).
d) The system shall incorporate all equipment’s and systems in accordance with
company and industry Standards, Regulations and Guidelines to support up to
two (2) working divers in the water simultaneously, using Compressed air.
e) The system shall include all tools, spares, materials, and manuals required to
service, maintain and repair the system as well as all normal hand tools,
equipment, etc. used in diving operations.
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f) All the Hose and Cable runs in a Diving System shall be supported in a manner to
conform to good industry practice (i.e., supported within cable and hose trays).
g) All equipment that is required to be lifted by mechanical means shall be fitted
with suitable and approved lifting arrangements and shall have valid test
certificates
h) The system shall have main and emergency (i.e., primary & secondary) electrical /
hydraulic / air power systems available applicable to the type of system
requirements.

2.15.1.1 Deck Decompression Chamber (DDC)

a) The DDC shall consist of a twin-lock air decompression chamber with a minimum
internal diameter of 1.37 meters (54 inches) and a medical lock fitted on the
inner chamber.
b) The chamber will have been manufactured to an approved PVHO standard and
will have an ASME “U” stamp (or similar) in the data plate.
c) The chamber will comply with the requirements of IMCA D023, Section 3.
d) The chamber and its control panel are to be secured in an air-conditioned
container.
e) The container should be fitted with lifting arrangements and shall have valid test
certificate.
f) The entrance shall be such that it is suitable to bring a diver into the chamber on
a stretcher.
g) The DDC shall have 2 x bunks of suitable size for use i.e. for a person to lay down
comfortably Note- the use of a mattress on the decking of the DDC is not
acceptable.
h) Shall have fixed lighting to a standard that would allow the Neurological
examination of a diver.
i) Two independent surface decompression chambers c/w all supporting equipment
and services shall be provided for continuous back-to-back diving involving
surface decompression.

2.15.1.2 Surface Dive Control

a) The dive control is to be plumbed so that independent air diving operations may
be supervised from it.
b) The dive control shall include a 3 man Dive Control Panel in an air-conditioned,
sealed control cabin

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c) An in-line oxygen analyzer(s) with an audible/visual hi-lo alarm will need to be
fitted to each of the diver’s gas supply line downstream from the final supply
valve.
d) The dive control shall have a dedicated hard-wire talk-back and secondary back
up communications to divers, DDC, dive launch area, winch position, vessel
bridge, crane cab/ operator and ROV control.(Ref IMCA D046)
e) The dive control shall allow the dive supervisor to have visual contact directly or
via CCTV surveillance of the dive launch area.
f) There shall be sufficient desk space for the diving supervisor, Report Co-
coordinator, Data Recorder and the company site representative, and sufficient
shelving for video monitor(s), video and audio recorders, and inspection
equipment.
g) The recording equipment must be available and consist of digital recording
capabilities with a minimum of 80GB storage and capable of storing 48hrs of
video.
h) The black box recorder shall be digital capable with a minimum of 80GB storage
and capable of storing 48hrs of video.
i) Video monitors used online or offline for the purpose of inspection shall be 19"
or larger, high refresh rate and high contrast. Sufficient monitors shall be
available for monitoring the working diver(s), deck area, ROV and other areas
applicable for the specific work site.
j) The control cabin shall be fitted with a dedicated VHF Base Station
k) Video feeds shall be made available from Dive control and ROV control to the
Diving Operations Superintendent, the CSR, Vessel office and Bridge
l) There shall be a dedicated, hard-wired communications link between Dive
Control and ROV Control c/w a dedicated ROV video picture mounted in Dive
Control if SIMOPS are to be performed.

2.15.1.3 Diver Launching / Recovery System, Complete with Handling Frame (LARS)

a) The LARS shall have been designed, built and tested to an approved standard.
Design loads and drawings should be available for records.
b) The LARS shall be complaint with IMCA D023 requirements.
c) Two LARS shall be provided when diving from a DP vessel and / or when a free
board is 2meters or greater.
d) The system shall comprise diver stage/ basket complete with emergency gas
supplies, and a handling frame with lifting wire and man-rated winch(s), primary
and secondary means of recovery of the diver(s), capable of recovering the
working diver(s) and standby diver in the event of an emergency.

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e) Any winch used to lower/ raise personnel shall be rated as ‘man riding’ and have
manufacture statements for compliance.
f) Where ladders are used they shall extend at least 2 meters below the surface of
the water. The ladder shall have sufficient hand holds and ladder rungs under and
above water and on deck level to allow the diver to step easily onto the deck.
g) Where ladders are used a suitable means (man riding) shall be available for the
recovery of an injured diver(s). This recovery means shall be demonstrated to
work prior to commencing diving operations.

2.15.1.4 Diver’s Umbilical

a) The divers' umbilical supplied as part of the equipment above shall have a
minimum length of 200 meters.
b) Umbilical’s are to be capable of supplying all relevant services such as breathing
gas, pneumo, communication, CCTV and lights and manufactured to a recognized
industry standard.

2.15.1.5 Diving Equipment

Diving equipment, c/w sufficient sets to support the 2 working divers and 1 Stand-By
Diver, and shall consist of, but not limited to, the following:-

a) Divers are required to wear a full 'skin suit' (lycra, neoprene, or similar)
incorporating systems to ensure the suit does not ride up the arms and/or legs of
the diver during use.
b) Boots
c) Gloves
d) Weight belts including weights
e) Fins (spare straps)
f) Knives (spare straps)
g) Torches - batteries
h) Bailout bottles plus whips - regulators
i) Masks KMB 18 (or better) + spares
j) Helmets, KM 37 + spares or lighter
k) Helmet / Mask retaining devices as required by manufacturer for use
l) Contents gauges
m) Depth gauge
n) Divers harnesses
o) Helmet mounted TV camera complying with the following:
i) The TV camera shall able to offer high resolution color picture of at least
2,500 x 1780 pixels with good light sensitivity and variable lighting control.
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ii) The TV camera shall be suitable for general observation and inspection of
tasks carried out by diver.
iii) The camera shall be fitted with auto iris and focus can be controlled by
surface control unit.

2.15.1.6 HP Compressor

a) Air Compressors for breathing shall be stated as suitable for Air Breathing by the
manufacturer.
b) The compressor shall be suitable for providing breathable air to divers with
minimum working pressure of 3000 psig (200bar) at 3.5 cfm.
c) The compressor shall preferably be electrically driven.

2.15.1.7 LP Compressor

a) Air Compressors for breathing shall be stated as suitable for Air Breathing by the
manufacturer.
b) The compressor shall be suitable for providing breathable air to divers with
minimum working pressure of 200 psig at 125 cfm.
c) The compressor shall preferably be electrically driven.

2.15.1.8 Diver High Definition Color Digital Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) System

The high definition color digital CCTV system shall include, but not limited to:-

a) Digital video recorders shall be installed at Dive control, contractor’s office and
company’s office onboard the diving support vessel.
b) Compatible digital underwater color television cameras suitable for work in 50
meters water depth including light-weight, miniature helmet mounted cameras
for the diver and standby diver, and hand held inspection quality digital
camera(s).
c) Umbilical/cabling to allow the underwater digital color television cameras to be
used in supporting of all surface diving operations.
d) Adequate, adjustable, lighting systems for the helmet mounted and hand-held
video cameras suitable for work in 50 meters water depth complete with cabling
and controls, to allow the lighting systems to be used in support of surface diving
operations and saturation diving operations.
e) Minimum 19" color monitor compatible input video monitors (with speakers and
cabling to permit the concurrent diver communication to be monitored) for dive
control, contractor’s office, company’s office and the bridge onboard the diving
support vessel.
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f) Video overlay/typewriter unit, with digital output, to allow dive number, date,
time of day, location and OWR number to be added to the video signal for real-
time overlay and recording.
g) Onshore video editing suite, inclusive of video typewriter and over-dubbing
facilities, to allow high quality editing, duplication and production of digital video
media.
h) All tools, spares, materials and manuals required to service, maintain and repair
the system.

2.15.2 SCUBA Replacement (SRP)

a) The Mobile/Portable Surface Supplied Diving System shall conform to


International Marine Contractor Association (IMCA) Diving Equipment Systems
Inspection Guidance Note (D.E.S.I.G.N.) assurance audit requirements document
number D040. Audit will have been performed following mobilization.
b) The Mobile/Portable Surface Supplied Diving System and its sub systems shall be
systematically reviewed and analyzed to evaluate the consequences of single
point failures and the required remedial actions to be taken to mitigate the single
point failure, this assessment shall be documented in the form of a Failure Mode
Effects Analysis (FMEA) or Failure Mode Effects Critical Analysis (FMECA). (Ref
IMCA D039)
c) SRP diving system’s aim is to provide the flexibility of conducting diving
operations with portable equipment SCUBA without compromising diver safety.
The system shall be sufficiently portable to be rapidly mobilized and transported
from location to work site location at the request of the COMPANY.
d) The SRP Diving System shall incorporate all equipment and systems necessary to
support up to one (1) working divers in the water simultaneously, using
compressed Air, in accordance with all industry standards, regulations and
guidelines.
e) A means to record the breathing pattern, voice communications and the working
divers actions (from divers helmet mounted camera) shall be available for use.
f) SRP diving operations are used for shallow water AIR or NITROX diving at depths
less than 30msw (100fsw). SRP diving could be used down to a maximum of
50msw (165fsw), however this would be only in exceptional circumstances, and
after a very careful risk assessment process has been completed by the Dive
Team and the COMPANY’s Client site representative (CCSR).
g) SRP Operations shall can be limited by environmental conditions such as current
forces, visibility and weather and should only be conducted in day light hours.
h) The Surface Support Craft shall should always be visible from the support Mother
vessel. There must be regular topside radio checks between the support Mother
Vessel / Support Platform and the SRP surface support craft.
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i) All SRP Operations must be subjected to a vigorous risk assessment process, and
robust risk reducing measures, especially if SRP diving Operations are planned on,
or from, a Producing Platform.
j) An IMCA D023 compliant, twin-lock decompression chamber must be ready for
use on the support Mother Vessel / support platform before SRP Diving
Operations commence. The minimum internal diameter of the twin-lock chamber
shall be 54 inches and within 15minutes travel time from the dive site location.

2.15.2.1 Surface Support Craft

The support craft shall include as a minimum:


a) Suitable support craft launch and recovery equipment and procedures
b) Competent Support Craft crew (Coxswain plus one)
c) Engine;, fitted with propeller guard(s)
d) Sufficient fuel
e) Fenders
f) First Aid kit
g) Topside, Radios (c/w spare batteries if handheld unit are utilized)
h) Sufficient Lightings; if operating during darkness,
i) Hand held torch lights
j) Flares
k) Potable water and food
l) Radar reflector
m) Diving Flag mounted on pole (International Maritime Signal Flag ALPHA)
n) Diver ladder
o) Injured diver recovery system- to be tested and fit for use.

2.15.2.2 Team Size

a) The Minimum team size for SRP operations shall be of 5; (Air Surface Supplied
(Air)Dive Super Supervisor, Diver, Stand-by Diver & two (2) x Tenders).
b) Sufficient numbers to support the planned diving operation shall be determined
through a Risk Assessment)
c) Sufficient numbers to support the planned diving operation, to be determined
through a Risk Assessment

2.15.2.3 Control Position

The Air Diving Supervisor’s Control Position shall include the following:

a) Protection from the weather


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b) Adequate illumination
c) Copies of the Diving Contractor Manuals
d) 2-Diver Radio c/w spare battery
e) 2-Diver Air Panel conforming to IMCA D 040
f) Primary and Secondary Air/Nitrox supplies arranged to conform with IMCA D 040
g) Separate depth gauges for both divers
h) Regulators and HP & LP pressure supply gauges
i) All pipework tested to IMCA D 040 requirements
j) All electrical equipment tested to IMCA D 040 requirements
k) Portable Diver Colour Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) System with monitor, PAL
video and audio recording and playback.
l) Portable oxygen analyzer, fitted with Hi/Lo alarm, for diver air analysis

2.15.2.4 Diver’s Personal Diving Equipment

The Diver’s personal equipment shall include the following:


a) 2x Diver’s umbilical’s with sufficient length for the intended operation. The
umbilicals shall:
a. be marked for length
b. both fit with a screw gate carabineer
c. capable of supplying all relevant services (i.e., breathing gas, pneumo,
communication, CCTV and lights)
d. the working diver’s umbilical will be physically restrained to be 2m shorter
than the stand-by diver’s umbilical
b) Suitable umbilical stowage
c) 2x Diver’s helmets (e.g. KM 37 / KMB 18), c/w retaining device as required by
manufacturer for use
d) Head protection if utilizing Band Masks
e) Divers hat camera and light
f) Bail-out bottles for each diver c/w 1st stage regulator, whip and contents gauge
g) Divers harness for each diver, c/w leg straps and recovery ‘D’ ring
h) Protective ‘Skin Suit’ and Coveralls
i) Adequate boots (if required)
j) Gloves
k) Weight belts including weights
l) Fins (spare straps)
m) Knives (spare straps)
n) Torches – batteries
o) Tools with lanyards/straps

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Suitable spares for the equipment required shall be available to ensure the divining
operations can be completed.

2.15.2.5 HP Air Storage


a) Breathing air will be arranged in a manner which protects the pillar valves and HP
regulators from impact damage.
b) Sufficient gas to satisfactorily complete the planned dive shall be available (IMCA
D040 requires as a minimum 3x 46ltr HP air (150bar) cylinders)
c) Sufficient reserve quantity of air will be available in the case of an emergency
d) All cylinders shall be securely stowed and in accordance with IMCA D043.
e) The air compressor(s) used for refilling the HP air cylinders shall be classed as
suitable for Breathing Air by the manufacturer

2.15.3 9-Man Saturation Diving System

a) CONTRACTOR may operate the 9-man unit as a 6-man unit where the demand for
saturation diving permits.
b) Life Support Package (LSP) shall be made available during operation and it shall
not be located on the same barge where the system installed. The LSP shall be
located at other vessel spread. Where necessary, based on the risk assessment
result, CONTRACTOR shall make available the Hyperbaric Reception Facility (HRF)
if deem required.
c) The saturation diving system shall be designed, fabricated and maintained in
Class or Certified to Class, and shall have a valid in date Classification Certificate
issued by a classification Society who is a member of IACS and approved by
company.
d) The Saturation Diving System and all of its sub systems shall be systematically
reviewed and analyzed to evaluate the consequences of a single point failures
and the required remedial actions to be taken to mitigate those failures this
assessment shall be documented in the form of a Failure Mode Effects Analysis
(FMEA) or Failure Mode Effects Critical Analysis (FMECA). (Ref IMCA D039)
e) The system shall conform to International Marine Contractor Association
assurance audit requirements document number D024.A audit will have been
performed following mobilisation.
f) The Saturation Diving System should be capable of supporting nine (9) men in a
continuous saturation diving operation
g) The Saturation Diving System shall be rated to a minimum of 600 FSW (200msw)
The saturation system shall comprise of but not limited to:-

i. Two (2) double lock Deck Decompression Chambers (DDC) as living chambers.
ii. A three (3) man submersible decompression chamber (SDC) /diving bell
(minimum internal volume 4.5m3) capable of supporting two (2) working
divers in water simultaneously will be available with the system

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iii. A hyperbaric evacuation system with a dedicated launch system. Note: The
Hyperbaric rescue Chamber (HRC) shall be test launched on completion of the
system mobilisation onto a Vessel / Barge.
iv. A Diving Support Vessel (DSV) that has a built-in saturation diving system
must also be fitted with a Self-Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat (SPHL).

h) Medical equipment shall be held on site that is capable of measuring: blood pressure,
temperature, heart rhythm and SPO2, and able to transmit this information from the
inside of the chamber to a doctor remote from the worksite, such that the
information can be viewed in real time.
i) The saturation system shall include all tools, spares, materials, and manuals required
to service, maintain and repair the system as well as all normal hand tools,
equipment, diver down-lines, tool baskets etc. that are used in diving operations.

All associated equipment is to be provided including, but not limited to;


i. SDC Saturation Control
ii. SDC launching system
iii. SDC umbilical and winch
iv. SDC main lift-wire man-rated winch
v. SDC Guide wire system and man-rated winch
vi. Saturation System environmental control
vii. Diver hot water units
viii. Gas distribution system
ix. Gas storage
x. Compressors
xi. Communications and recording equipment

j) If the SDC is Negatively Buoyant, the diving Vessel/Barge shall include facilities/
procedures / materials required for a bell rescue, such as a Work Class ROV or
emergency procedures bridged with other saturation systems working in the area.
k) The systems shall be suitable for the intended work and for diving operations
offshore of Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia.

2.15.3.1 3-man Submersible Decompression Chamber (SDC)/ Diving Bell

a) The SDC shall be designed, built and maintained in Class / certified by Class
b) The SDC shall comply with the requirements of IMCA D024
c) It shall conform to IMCA and IMO requirements for independent life support capacity
for all occupants.
d) The SDC shall have a minimum volume of 4.5 cubic meters
e) The SDC shall be fitted with all fittings and equipment necessary for safe saturation
diving operations.

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f) All diving bells shall be equipped with operational, rapid response hydrocarbon gas
monitors such as Hypergas Mk II or equivalent including audio alarms.
g) In areas where H2S is a risk the SDC shall contain equipment for real time monitoring
of H2S levels including audio alarms.
h) The SDC shall be either Positively or Negatively buoyant.
i) The SDC shall be fitted with an ROV compatible lifting link/sling.
j) The SDC LARS system shall be designed, built and Classed to allow safe launching and
recovery of the SDC in up to 3 meters significant wave height.

2.15.3.2 Deck Decompression Chamber (DDC)/ Saturation Chamber Complex

a) The Deck Decompression Chambers shall be designed, fabricated and maintained in


Class / certified by Class.
b) The DDC shall have an internal diameter of not less than two (2) meters.
c) The DDC shall comply with the requirements of IMCA D024
d) The DDC shall be fitted with necessary fittings and equipment for saturation diving
operations
e) The DDC shall be fitted with Transfer Under Pressure(TUP)capability for the SDC and
the hyperbaric evacuation system
f) The TUP shall be fitted with sanitary facilities.
g) The DDC shall be fitted with individual bunks and bunks lights for each chamber
occupant. One Chamber shall be capable of being adapted to facilitate intermediate
medical treatment. (DMAC 28).

2.15.3.3 Hyperbaric Evacuation System (HES)

a) The HES shall comply with the requirements of IMO Resolution A.692 (17).
b) The HES shall be IMCA D024 compliant
c) The hyperbaric evacuation system shall be capable of accommodating the maximum
numbers of divers in saturation with sufficient on-board life support capabilities.
d) The hyperbaric evacuation system shall be capable of independent decompression
for the equivalent number of divers the system is capable of supporting i.e. 9 man
system.
e) Power for the HES launching system used for hyperbaric evacuation must be
independent of ship’s supply i.e. primary from vessel supply, secondary independent
stored energy or power source.
f) The HES autonomous life-support endurance should not be less than 72 hours
g) As part of the ERP there shall be a towing/reception vessel to support hyperbaric
evacuation and a Life Support Package (LSP) hyperbaric rescue system
h) The LSP shall be completely autonomous from the diving vessel, and the LSP facilities
shall include supplies and equipment for environmental climate control,
gas/treatment gas, sanitation facilities and control panel to complete a full
decompression from the deepest working depth.

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a) The system shall comprise a minimum of three (3) independent units complete with
secondary systems.
b) Each unit shall be capable of maintaining the chamber environment within
acceptable temperature and humidity parameters when the system is operating at
its rated capacity of personnel and depth.

2.15.3.5 Diving Gas Reclamation System

a) The contractor shall supply a complete helium/ oxygen(HeO2) diver gas reclamation
system with the saturation diving system
b) The reclaim system shall as a minimum reclaim 80% of the HeO2 used by the Bell and
the divers.
c) Permanently installed systems on vessels shall have a chamber and diver Helium gas
recovery purification system with a means to analyze the gas for presence of
contaminants.

2.15.3.6 Gas Storage Facility

a) The Gas Storage facility shall be fitted gas transfer pumps to transfer mixed gases
b) The Gas Storage facility shall be fitted with safety equipment as necessary (i.e.,
oxygen high/low alarm, heat sensors, breathing apparatus, fire suppression system
(if located in an enclosed space)
c) The Gas storage facilities and cylinders shall comply with IMCA D043.
d) No Oxygen shall be pump on company’s work site.

2.15.3.7 Divers Personal Equipment

In addition to the surface supplied divers equipment as specified under Surface Supplied
Diving System in item 4.5 herein, diver personnel equipment shall also include, but not be
limited to the following items:-
a) Hot water suit
b) Under suit
c) Boots
d) Gloves (hot water)
e) Diver gas reclaims helmets c/w retaining mechanism as required by manufacturer for
use

2.15.3.8 Saturation Dive Control

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a) The dive control shall include a dive panel in an air-conditioned, control cabin which
allows the supervisor to have visual contact directly or through CCTV surveillance of
the dive launch area and other critical areas.
b) The dive control shall be fitted with a dive control panel that is IMCA D024 compliant
c) The dive control shall have a dedicated hard-wire talk-back and secondary back up
communications to divers, dive launch area, winch position, Vessel Bridge, chamber
control, crane cab(s) (if any), ROV control (if any) and other critical areas.
d) Dive control shall have a dedicated marine VHF radio base unit with external
antenna,
e) If ROV operations take place during diving operations the Diving Supervisor shall also
be supplied with a repeater monitor showing the same picture seen by the ROV pilot.
f) Video feeds shall be made available from Dive control and ROV control to the Diving
Operations Superintendent, the CSR, Vessel office and Bridge.
g) Vessel Platform/ vessel/ barge DP alarms shall also be located close to the control
cabin such that they can be clearly heard
h) There shall be sufficient desk space for the diving supervisor, Report Co-ordinator,
and sufficient shelving for video monitor(s), video and audio recorders, and
inspection instruments.
i) The dive control shall have a monitor for interface with the survey system to provide
the vessel/barge's position in relation to any nearby structures or sub-surface
features/facilities and any other underwater equipment (e.g. ROV, sub-sea trees).
j) The recording equipment must be digital a minimum of 80GB storage and capable of
storing 48hrs of video
k) The black box recorder shall be digital capable minimum of 80GB storage and
capable of storing 48hrs of video
l) Video monitors used online or offline for the purpose of inspection shall be 19" or
larger, High refresh rate and high contrast.

2.15.3.9 Saturation System Life Support Control

a) The system shall include a Saturation Chamber Control Panel in an air-conditioned,


control cabin which allows the Life Support personnel to have visual contact directly
or through CCTV surveillance of the dive launch area, medical and equipment locks
and other critical areas.
b) The Control Cabin shall be fitted with a Chamber Control Panel that is IMCA D024
compliant
c) The control cabin shall have a dedicated hard-wire talk-back and secondary back up
communications to dive control, inside each chamber, medical and equipment locks,
bell mating clamp, Vessel Bridge and other critical / operational areas as required by
the project and company.
d) Vessel Platform/ vessel/ barge DP alarms shall also be located close to the control
cabin such that they can be clearly heard
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e) There shall be sufficient desk space in the control cabin for the life support
personnel, and sufficient shelving for video monitor(s), video and audio recorders.

2.15.3.10 Diver High Definition Digital Colour Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) System

The high definition colour digital CCTV system shall include, but not limited to the following:

a) Digital video recorders shall be installed at Dive control, Contractors office and
Company’s office on-board the diving supports vessel/ barge.
b) Compatible digital underwater colour television cameras suitable for work in 200
meters water depth including light-weight, miniature helmet mounted cameras for
the diver and standby diver, and hand held inspection quality camera(s).
c) Umbilical/cabling to allow the underwater digital colour television cameras to be
used in support of all surface diving operations and saturation diving operations.
d) Adequate, adjustable, lighting systems for the helmet mounted and hand-held digital
video cameras suitable for work in 200 meters water depth complete with cabling
and controls, to allow the lighting systems to be used in support of surface diving
operations and saturation diving operations.
e) Minimum 19" colour digital compatible input video monitors (with speakers and
cabling to permit the concurrent diver communication to be monitored) for dive
control, contractor’s office, Company’s office and the bridge on-board the diving
support vessel.
f) Video overlay/typewriter unit, with digital output, to allow dive number, date, time
of day, location and OWR number to be added to the video signal for real-time
overlay and recording.
g) Offshore video editing suite, inclusive of video typewriter and over-dubbing facilities,
to allow high quality editing, duplication and production of video media.
i) All tools, spares, materials and manuals required to service, maintain and repair the
system.

For inspection projects hard drive storage and back up sufficient for on line storage of 48
hours operation with data transferred to larger storage drives sufficient for project use

2.15.4 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) System

The system shall conform to international standard i.e. IMCA, ADCI.

The ROV shall be suitable for inspection, maintenance, repair and construction
activities. The system will incorporate a launch and recovery system, a control cabin
and, if necessary, a dedicated power supply unit.

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The characteristics of the ROV with regard to size, power, payload, umbilical, control
and data logging and transmission systems shall enable deployment of all the
equipment/sensors simultaneously and operation of all instruments/tools con-
currently, if so required, at the maximum operating depth.

The ROV shall have sufficient thrust and controllability to permit positioning at any
required orientation without impairment to its performance due to the effect of
current on it or its umbilical and tether or ancillary inspection equipment/tool package
within the specified operating parameters.

The ROV system shall have all necessary ancillary support equipment, systems, spares,
and all necessary tools to ensure the ROV system remains operational or is able to be
repaired without significant interruption to operations in a remote location.

The ROV system shall have a planned maintenance schedule and spare parts control
system.

Operating Parameters at Maximum Operating Depth

Size Criteria Standard Deep Water


Large Maximum operating depth ≤1,000m >1,000m
Current from any direction 1.03 m/sec 1.03 m/sec
relative to ROV heading
Speed of movement against
maximum current applied
against desired movement
(a) Forward 0.52 m/sec 0.52 m/sec
(b) Lateral 0.13 m/sec 0.13 m/sec
(c) Reverse 0.26 m/sec 0.26 m/sec
Minimum deployable max. operating depth max. operating depth
umbilical length
Minimum umbilical winch 1.5 x min. length 1.5 x min. length
capacity
Minimum tether out length 100m 100m
Medium Maximum operating depth ≤1,000m >1,000m
Current from any direction 0.90 m/sec 0.90 m/sec
relative to ROV heading

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Speed of movement against
maximum current applied
against desired movement
(a) Forward 0.52 m/sec 0.52 m/sec
(b) Lateral 0.13 m/sec 0.13 m/sec
(c) Reverse 0.26 m/sec 0.26 m/sec
Minimum umbilical length max. operating depth max. operating depth
Minimum umbilical winch 1.5 x max operating 1.5 x max operating
capacity depth depth
Minimum tether out length 100m 100m

Performance test certificates issued by either the manufacturer or qualified third party
shall be available on board the support vessel for COMPANY review.

2.15.4.1 ROV Equipment

The ROV shall be as a minimum 100 hp, fitted as standard with Emergency tracking
transponder, strobe light and be capable of buoyancy reconfiguration. The ROV shall
also be equipped with but not limited to the following:-

Auto Functions

(I) The ROV shall have the following auto functions:

Function Sensor
Heading Gyro compass
Depth Pressure transducer
Altitude Echo sounder
Heading park Inertial rate transducer
Pitch park Pendulometer

(ii) One (1) silicon intensified target (SIT) or intensified charge coupled device (ICCD)
camera and one (1) high resolution color digital video camera and one (1) digital
still camera with a resolution of at least 2,500 x 1780 pixels and strobe mounted
on a pan & tilt mechanism. Control should be such that SIT/ICCD, color and still
cameras operate regardless of other ROV cameras and accessories. Spare
cameras of the same type must be included in the standard ROV spares. Other
video cameras may be mounted on the ROV to assist the pilot to navigate and/or
mate with the TMS. There shall be sufficient capacity within the system to allow

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the addition of a digital video camera on each of the manipulators without loss of
other sensors or vehicle functions.
(iii) Adequate adjustable lighting for (b) above for all types of underwater visibility
and ambient light conditions.
(iv) A dual frequency, sector scan collision avoidance/search sonar of the
continuously transmitting frequency modulated (C.T.F.M.) type, with 5 to 100M
various sensitivity range and cursor(s) and video out-put (Tritech SeaKing or
equivalent).
(v) A Flux Gate Gyro compass.
(vi) One (1) seven (7) function manipulator capable of lifting at least 20 kg at full
extension.
(vii) One (1) five (5) function manipulator capable of lifting at least 50 kg at full
extension.
(viii) An in-water earth leakage protection system and passive and active methods of
protection against electric shocks; as per IMCA code of practice for the safe use
of electricity under water including RCDs fully interfaced and operable with the
tether management system, launch and recovery system (LARS) and control
system.
(ix) A mounting plate and the necessary connections, supplies and control systems
for an attachment system to secure the ROV to a concrete or metallic structure
without damage to the structure and with-out affecting the ROV’s ability to
support the rest of its sensors and equipment.

2.15.4.2 Tether Management System (TMS) - Optional

A TMS or equivalent shall be used to assist the ROV to penetrate the air/sea interface
and to provide better control of the ROV with less drag influence. The TMS shall have:

(i) A minimum of 200 meters tether out length with sufficient power and data
transmission capacity to fully supply, operate and control all ROV and its
sensors/equipment functions.
(ii) A tether out measurement facility with transmission of data and read-out in in the
control container.
(iii) A depth sensor with transmission of data and read-out in meters in the control
container.
(iv) A method of securing the ROV to/in the TMS. When such a system is used for
lifting it shall be fully certified.

2.15.4.3 Launch and Recovery System (LARS)

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A LARS suitable for the safe and efficient deployment and recovery of the ROV in Sea
State 6 (average wave height of 4.3m, average period of 8.6 seconds and an average
wind speed of 15.5 m/sec). The LARS shall include:-

(i) An operational minimum length (“in the water length”) main umbilical equal to the
maximum operating parameter water depth.
(ii) A main umbilical winch with sufficient umbilical storage for at least 1.5 times the
minimum length of umbilical.
(iii) A safe and efficient method of moving the ROV/TMS combination from on the deck
to over the water and vice versa incorporating a means of fully securing the TMS
during the transition phase so as to avoid excessive movement.
(iv) An umbilical line out measurement facility with transmission of data and read-out
in meters in the control container.

2.15.4.4 Control Container

The system shall have an air-conditioned, Zone 2 rated, control container with
dedicated hard-wire talk-back communications between the ROV supervisor and all
key ROV areas, bridge, crane(s) if any, and the dive control (if present). There shall be
sufficient desk space in the control cabin for the ROV supervisor, the ROV pilots,
Report Co-ordinator, Data Recorder and the CSR, and sufficient shelving for video
monitor(s), audio and video recorders, and inspection instruments. The cabin shall
have sufficient space for a monitor interfaced with the survey system to provide real
time positioning for vessel and ROV in relation to any nearby structures or sub-surface
features/facilities and any other underwater equipment (e.g. diving bell).

Within the Control Container there shall be:

(i) Sufficient real time “as recorded” high resolution colour monitors (minimum 14").
The CCTV system shall, prior to mobilisation and periodically as requested by the
COMPANY, be demonstrated to COMPANY that the systems are to specification.
The CCTV recording/monitoring shall have continuous display of time, date,
depth, heading, location (latitude/longitude or northing/ easting) and C.P.
reading.
(ii) One (1) VDU graphic display monitor continuously displaying the ROV status,
inclusive of fault and vital system alarms.
(iii) Sufficient high quality digital video recorders with micro-phone inclusive of all
cabling and connections; and
(iv) One (1) video frame grabber system capable of storing the images as a Windows®
device JPEG (.jpg) file (minimum 32 bit colour format) and printing colour images

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with a minimum resolution of 1020 dpi. The video frame grabber system shall
work directly from the ROV video feed(s) and from the video recorders; and
(v) Video overlay facility providing date, time, lati-tude/longitude (or
northing/easting), KP, CP (millivolts), depth and heading simultaneously to all
monitors/recorders; and
(vi) At least two (2) additional monitors (with cabling) for placement in the COMPANY
Site Representative’s office and on the bridge of the ROV support vessel (except
in instances where such monitors are provided as part of the diving spread, in
which case switching systems shall be provided at the office and bridge monitors)

2.15.4.5 Power Supply System

The CONTRACTOR shall ensure the ROV’s power supply system is set-up so as to
prevent data corruption or control failure during fluctuation of the power supply. The
CONTRACTOR shall provide power supplies that are independent of the support vessel
or the support vessel power may be used however it is the responsibility of the
CONTRACTOR to ensure this power supply is fit for purpose. Should CONTRACTOR
choose to utilize support vessel power any breakdowns or data loss due to power
failure or fluctuation will be considered as vehicle down time and no payment shall be
due until the vehicle is fully operational and/or damaged data has been restored.

2.16 Stores

2.16.1 Fabrication/Welding Shop

The Barge shall be equipped with a fabrication /welding shop with adequate weather
protection located on main deck approx. 10 m (30 ft) long 4.5 (15 ft) wide 3 m (10 ft)
high with a monorail over the entire length with minimum 5 ton lifting capability, and
storage facility above for EQUIPMENT such as scaffolding with approx. weight 20 tons.
The shop shall be supplied with compressed air.

2.16.2 Storage for COMPANY Supplied MATERIALS

The following storage facilities shall be provided by CONTRACTOR if required by


COMPANY.

a.) Enclosed storage area for COMPANY Supplied Material


b.) Deck storage capability for COMPANY supplied MATERIALS
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c.) An office

2.16.2.1 Enclosed Storage area for COMPANY Supplied Material

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall have an enclosed, storage area for


COMPANY Supplied Materials. The store should be a minimum of 9m (30 ft) long X
4.5m (10 ft) high and may be located above or below decks. The store must have
adequate shelves for proper storage of the materials.

2.16.2.2 Deck storage capability for COMPANY supplied MATERIALS

Deck storage capability for COMPANY supplied MATERIALS shall also be provided. Such
MATERIAL may be ship-loose materials for installation or for hook-up and
commissioning by others.

CONTRACTOR, in addition to provide deck storage space for said MATERIALS shall also
handle same at no additional cost to COMPANY.

Such handling shall include, but not be limited to, removal from/to transportation
vessel and transferring to/from deck storage area, removal from/to transportation
vessel or deck storage area to/from offshore platform, etc.

2.16.2.3 Office

An office adjacent to the storage area shall be available for the MATERIALS controller
to operate a filing system for COMPANY materials.

2.16.3 Paint Store

The Barge shall be equipped with above or below deck storage (area of approx. 6m (20
ft) x 3m (10 ft) X 4.5m (15 ft) high with security gates, shelving, forced ventilation, fire
protected with CO2 flooding system and temperature control for storage of paints.

2.16.4 Blasting Area

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge may occasionally require an area of


approximately 15m (50 ft) X 6m (20 ft) screened off from the main deck for blasting
and painting, the screening shall be of adequate quality to prevent grit blowing across
the rest of the vessel.

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2.16.5 Workshop

The Barge shall be equipped with a below deck workshop area 7 m (20') X 7 m (20')
minimum for housing of lathes, pillar drill, threading machine, grinders, shop to include
work benches vices, tool lockers, filing system. Shop to have security gates and power
supply 415V 3PH 50Hz. The following EQUIPMENT is should to be available in the
workshop, but not limited to:

a) Large screw threading/center lathe 16" swing X 12 ft bed


b) Myford M7 or similar lathe
c) Pedestal grinder pillar drill up to 1" dia.
d) Air compressor for air driven tools
e) Comprehensive mechanical tool kit
f) Magnetic based dial test indicators
g) Electric powered threading machine with nipple attachment
h) Coupling alignment kits
i) Reverse peripheral alignment equipment
j) Tap and die sets 3/16" to 1" UNC with tap nipple attachment
k) Abrasive wheel cutting saw
l) Electric powered hack saw (8" cutting capacity)
m) High pressure water pump for existing platform wash-down/blasting.
n) Vacuum grit blasting equipment for topside surface preparation prior to coating
application.
o) H2S safety equipment including personal detectors.

2.16.6 Bulk Storage of welding rods

Welding rods shall be stored in an environment meeting the temperature and humidity
stated by the rod manufacturer.

2.17 Accommodation and Catering

The accommodation area shall be a permanent type, (porta-cabins will not be allowed)
and shall be able to accommodate a minimum of 225 CONTRACTOR personnel plus a
maximum of 21 COMPANY personnel.

Accommodation spaces shall be constructed of steel wall and deckhead shall be of fire
retardant materials.

2.17.1 Construction of Accommodation Spaces

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Each sleeping, mess, recreational, or hospital (sick bay) space that is adjacent to or
immediately above stowage, machinery space, paint locker, drying room, washroom,
toilet space or other odour source must be made odour proof. Each public toilet space
must be constructed and located so that its odour do not readily enter any sleeping,
mess, recreational, or hospital (sick bay) space.

Each accommodation space that is adjacent to or immediately above a galley,


machinery space, machinery casing, boiler room or other noise or heat source, must be
protected from the heat and noise. The maximum allowable temperature/noise level
within accommodation spaces shall be 25ºC/55dB respectively.

Where the shell or an unsheathed weather deck forms a boundary of an


accommodation space, the shell or deck must have a covering that prevents the
formation of moisture.

The bulkheads and deck heads of each accommodation space must be a light color.

Each accommodation space in which water may accumulate must have a drain scupper
located in the lowest part of the space, considering the average trim of the Barge.

Corridors, escape routes and other passages shall be in compliance with the rules of
reputable classification societies, and shall have luminous directional arrows at low
levels.

There shall be no direct communication between the accommodation spaces and any
chain locker, stowage, or machinery space, except through solid, close-fitted doors or
hatches. Below decks accommodation shall be enclosed by watertight bulkheads.

No access, vent, or sounding tube from a fuel or oil tank may open into any
accommodation space, except that access and sounding tubes may open into any
accommodation space, except that access and sounding tubes may be located in
corridors, provided they are air tight sealed closed when not in use.

2.17.2 Muslim Prayer Room (SURAU)

There shall be a Muslim prayer room (Surau) to allow Muslim to pray in a quiet
environment. The prayer room shall be large enough to accommodate 20 people at
any one time, and shall be equipped with the required amenities (e.g. carpets, holy
books, compass). This Surau shall be attached to ablution facilities.

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2.17.3 Arrangement of Sleeping Spaces

To the extent practicable, crew from the same shift should be berthed together in
sleeping spaces arranged to minimize disturbance created by personnel leaving for or
arriving from a working period.

2.17.4 Size of Sleeping Spaces for CONTRACTOR Personnel

No sleeping space shall berth more than four persons. Without deducting any
equipment used by the occupants, each sleeping space shall have for each occupant
2.8 square meters (approximately 30 sq. ft) of deck area and 6 cubic meters of volume.
Each sleeping space shall have at least 191 centimeters (approximately 6 ft 3 inches) of
headroom over clear deck areas.

2.17.5 Berths and Locker

Each sleeping space shall have a separate and dedicated berth for each occupant, i.e.
no "hot bedding" shall be allowed. No more than one berth shall be placed over
another. Each berth shall have a framework of hard, smooth, material that is not likely
to corrode or harbour vermin. Each berth shall be at least 76 centimeters
(approximately 30 inches) wide by 193 centimeters (approximately 76 inches) long.
Adjacent berth shall be separated by a partition that extends at least 46 centimeters
(approximately 18 inches) above the sleeping surface. The bottom of a lower berth
shall be at least 30 centimeters (approximately 12 inches) above the deck. The bottom
of an upper berth shall be at least 76 centimeters (approximately 2 feet 6 inches) from
the bottom of the berth below it and from the deck or any pipe, ventilating duct, or
other overhead installation.

Each berth shall have a berth light, a foam mattress of at least 6 inch thickness, 2
pillows, at least 1 pc of blanket and a duvet. All bunks other than single occupancy shall
be provided with curtains.

Each occupant of a sleeping space shall have a readily accessible locker of hard,
smooth material. Each locker shall be at least 0.194 square meters (approximately 300
square inches) in cross section and 1.53 meters (approximately 60 inches) high.

Berths and lockers shall be constructed from non-combustible material.

2.17.6 Wash Spaces, Toilet Spaces and Shower Spaces

For the purposes of this Clause:-


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"Private Facility" means a toilet, washing or shower space that is accessible only
from one single or double occupancy sleeping spaces.
"Semi-Private means a toilet, washing or shower space that is accessible from
Facility" no more than two adjoining cabins
"Public Facility" means a toilet, washing or shower space that is not private or
semi private.

Each private facility shall have one toilet, one shower and one wash basin, all of which
may be in a single space.

Each semi-private facility shall have at least one toilet and one shower, which may be
in a single space.

Each room adjoining a semi-private facility shall have a wash basin if a wash basin is
not installed in a semi-private facility

Each unit shall have enough public facilities to provide at least one toilet, one shower
and one wash basin for each six persons who occupy sleeping space that is serves.

Urinals may be installed in toilet rooms, but no toilet required in this Clause shall be
replaced by a urinal.

Each public toilet space and washing space shall be convenient to the sleeping space
that is serves.

No public facility shall open into any sleeping space.

Each washbasin, shower and bathtub shall have hot and cold running water.

Adjacent toilets shall be separated by a partition that is open at the top and bottom for
ventilation and cleaning.

Public toilet facilities and shower facilities shall be in separate rooms.

Each public facility that is a toilet space shall have at least one washbasin unless the
only access to the toilet space is through a washing space.

Each washing space and toilet space shall be constructed and arranged that it can
be kept in a clean and sanitary condition and the plumbing and mechanical appliances
kept in good working order.
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Washbasin may be located in sleeping space.

Toilet bowls shall be a mixture of Asian Type and sit-on (i.e. Western) type.

All public and private facilities shall have good forced ventilation system.

2.17.7 Air Conditioning

The accommodation and office spaces on board the Barge shall be fully and centrally
air-conditioned. No window type air conditioners within permanent structure of the
Barge shall be permitted.

2.17.8 Operations Conference Room

One (1) operation cum conference room exclusive and suitable for a meeting of 20
people shall be provided complete with fitted tables, chairs and lockers. This room
should be fitted with PA, telephone and photocopy facilities, overhead projector, LCD
projector and screen, DVD and VCR players and 29" color TV.

2.17.9 Galley

CONTRACTOR shall provide a well equipped galley to a good modern standard and
capable of providing daily meals for the whole crew on a 24 hour basis. Only Halal food
shall be prepared and served. The equipment, utensils, crockery and cutlery used shall
be of a good standard. There shall be no non-halal food onboard the derrick/ pipelay/
combination Barge at all times. An authorised Islamic Certificate indicates that all
meat, chicken and other fowl are HALAL shall be provided by CONTRACTOR.

2.17.10 Mess Room

The Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge shall have one (1) large mess room to
accommodate half the total number of persons on board at one time. The mess shall
be installed with all modern amenities to include ice and ice cream making machine,
coffee/tea making machine, salad bar, juice fountains, toasters and refrigerators.

CONTRACTOR shall ensure the room be kept clean and tidy at all time. Only personnel
with clean attire are allowed in the mess room.

CONTRACTOR shall provide catering services to cover 24 hour working. Shift periods of
work will vary for various categories e.g. 0600 to 1800, 1800 to 0600, 1200 to 2400 and
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2400 to 1200. A varied menu of quality and quantity of Asian (preferable Malaysian
cuisine) and Western food shall be pre-approved by COMPANY and served at all meal
times. The quality and quantity of food served shall be to the satisfaction of
COMPANY. No consumed food or leftovers from one meal time shall be served at a
later meal time. All food shall be freshly prepared.

2.17.11 Refrigeration and Provision Store

Refrigeration and provisions store shall be capable of affording a minimum of 31 days


endurance with a full marine and construction crew and COMPANY personnel on
board.

2.17.12 Linen and Laundry

Laundry facilities with same day laundry service for all personnel on board shall be
provided.

The vessel must have enough equipment and space to provide 24-hour clothes drying
service for all personnel on board.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following linen and cleaning services for all personnel
on board:

a) Clean bedding linen (two flat sheets, one pillow case, one or more blankets) to be
changed at least once weekly when soiled or when a new occupant has been
assigned to that berth.
b) Provide and clean bath towels daily. (2 towels per person).
c) Clean all accommodation and office rooms at least twice daily.
d) Provide adequate toilet rolls and soap to all toilet/shower facilities.

2.17.13 Recreation Facilities

Barge shall be equipped with a video room with fifty (50) men seating capacity with
34" (min.) television, DVD and satellite TV system (e.g Astro or equivalent if in other
country).

Barge shall be equipped with two (2) recreation rooms one for the work force,
minimum 36sq. m and one for supervisory personnel, minimum 24sq. m, each with
easy chairs and coffee tables, board games (chess, backgammon, cards, darts etc.), and
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a large industrial coffee urn/machine. These rooms are to be separated from the video
room. The larger recreation room shall be equipped to function as a lecture room with
a minimum a large notice board and large whiteboard shall be supplied.

Book, VCD and DVD library in Malay, Chinese and English shall be provided. A regular
supply of and several copies of up-to-date local and international newspapers and
magazines shall be provided.

A separate air-conditioned room equipped with exercise and weight lifting equipment
shall be provided. Weight lifting equipment shall be fixed weight type (e.g. universal
gym). This exercise room shall be able to accommodate at least 5 men comfortably.

2.17.14 Shop

A shop selling cigarettes, toilet requisites, stationery, sundry items, envelope, stamps,
etc. (Strictly no alcohol) shall be operated by CONTRACTOR at reasonable prices.

2.17.15 Incinerator and Compactor

Barges equipped with an incinerator shall not be used at WORKSITE. Combustible


waste shall be disposed in accordance to regulatory requirements at shore facility.

A compactor to compact non-combustible waste for return to shore for disposal shall
be supplied.

Only food wastes, described as any spoilt or unspoiled victual substances such as fruits,
vegetables, dairy products, poultry, meat products, food scraps, food particles and all
other materials contaminated by such wastes generated in the galley and dining areas,
may be disposed into the sea but only after passing through a grinder and 25mm sieve
which shall be supplied by CONTRACTOR.

2.17.16 Hospital (Sick Bay)

A hospital (sick bay) space shall be provided as specified in PETRONAS Guideline for
Barges Operating Offshore Malaysia.

Each hospital (sick bay) space must be suitably separated from other spaces. No sick
bay space may be used for any other purpose, when used for care of the sick. Entrance
to each sick bay space must be wide enough and arranged to readily admit a person on
a stretcher. Each berth in a sick bay space must be made of metal. Each upper berth
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must be hinged and arranged so that it can be secured clear of the lower berth. Each
sick bay space must have at least one berth that is accessible from both sides. Each sick
bay space must have a toilet, washbasin and bathtub or shower accessible from the
sick bay space. Each sick bay space must have lockers, table and seats

Each sick bay space must have one berth for every 50 persons or portion thereof on
board, who are not berthed in single occupancy rooms, but the number of berths need
not exceed two (2).

2.17.16.1 Medical Supplies and Equipment

CONTRACTOR shall provide all medical supplies as specified in COMPANY Guideline for
Worksite Medical and Health Services Guide. CONTRACTOR shall ensure that minimum
quantities of medical supplies are always onboard by regularly replenishing those
supplies which are either used or expired.

2.18 Office, Facilities and Services for COMPANY Personnel

2.18.1 Accommodation

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following centrally air conditioned accommodation for
COMPANY personnel. All COMPANY accommodation shall be to a standard that
satisfies the CONTRACT. CONTRACTOR shall undertake to upgrade all rooms
designated to COMPANY prior to all mobilizations to such standard and at no
additional cost to the CONTRACT. All COMPANY rooms shall be located adjacent to
each other on the same level. COMPANY will not accept rooms other than those
specified herein.

CONTRACTOR shall extend all laundry and stewardship services to COMPANY. All
COMPANY accommodation and offices shall be cleaned daily.

CONTRACTOR shall provide all meals for COMPANY personnel staying on board and for
visiting COMPANY personnel or their guests.

First aid and medical attention from Barge medic shall be made available to COMPANY
personnel or their guests at any time.

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2.18.1.1 COMPANY Site Representative (CSR.)

Barge shall be equipped with one (1) single room with attached private facilities for
the COMPANY Site Representative (CSR).

The room shall have the following furniture facilities:

a) attached office
b) attached bathroom
c) working desk with drawers and table lamp
d) executive desk chair
e) sofa and coffee table
f) refrigerator
g) 29" color TV complete with full ASTRO satellite TV service (or equivalent in
Operated Country) and CD/VCD/DVD Player
h) Hi-fi set with radio, cassette and CD/VCD/DVD
i) intercom/PA system.
j) a single bed
k) easy chair for bedroom
l) a closet for personnel effects
m) 240V 50/60Hz power mains

2.18.1.2 COMPANY Personnel

Barge shall be equipped with ten (10) two (2) man rooms with Semi-Private Facilities
with the following furniture but not limited to:

a) two (2) sleeping berths (one of which may be placed over the other subject to at
least 3' - 0" vertical clearance between the two berths).
b) attached bathroom with semi-private facilities
c) 21“ stereo CTV (link up to Barge Movie screening and ASTRO services) and DVD
player.
d) two (2) desks with drawers and table lamp
e) two (2) executive chairs
f) two (2) single seat sofas or easy chairs.
g) two closet for personnel effects
h) 240V 50/60Hz power mains.
i) refrigerator

2.18.2 Offices

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CONTRACTOR shall provide two (2) fully air-conditioned offices for COMPANY's
exclusive use: The office shall be located with effective view of the WORK in progress
(i.e. Facing deck). Each office shall be fully air conditioned with dimensions of at least
5m x 5m and shall be located adjacent to each other.

Stationery shall be provided for COMPANY use including dry cell battery of any size.

2.18.2.1 CSR/Engineer's Office

A suitable office with a window overlooking the main Barge deck shall be assigned to
CSR/COMPANY's engineer. It shall, as a minimum, contain the following
equipment/furniture:

a) Two (2) executives desk with drawers and executive chair


b) Two (2) visitor chairs
c) A4 file shelves (at least 30 feet cumulative length)
d) One (1) refrigerator, 1 coffee machine c/w coffee table
e) Intercom/PA
f) Shipmate RS 8000 VHF radio (minimum six channels)
g) Whiteboard
h) WiFi router for COMPANY personal with internet / data connection of min 5.0
Mbps.
i) Clock and barometer
j) 240V 50/60 Hz mains (minimum 6 nos.)
k) Hi-fi Set with radio, cassette and CD/VCD/DVD
l) ROV and Diver’s head cam TV color monitor and voice link
m) One (1) photocopy machine (up to A3 size) with auto feed.
n) One (1) steel cabinet (4 drawer type)
o) Book/File shelves
p) Stationery
q) One(1) dedicated speaker telephone phone and line (voice, data and e-mail)
r) Two(2) set of Multimedia Personal Desktop Computers (PC) with internet / data
connection of min 5.0 Mbps.
s) A4 size Color Scanner with Optical Resolution 2400 dpi (3-in-1 color printer,
scanner & fax machine is acceptable)
t) Facsimile machine with a dedicated line
u) Minimum 4 units of 14” CCTV monitors for viewing the welding stations; line-up
station, root/hot pass, welding station, x-ray station and field joint station (for
Pipelay barge)
v) Back end roller monitor for Pipelay barge or stern port/starboard monitor for
derrick barge.
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w) Seven (7) hand held, intrinsically safe, holstered with belt multi-channel (min. six
channels) walkie-talkie, complete with clip-on microphone / speaker shall be
provided for Client use. The walkie-talkie shall be compatible with all channels
(frequencies) used by Barge personnel.
x) Seven (7) sets of spare batteries complete with charging units shall also be
provided.
y) One (1) Digital Video Camera complete with all accessories, three (3) (90 minutes)
video media cassette per project, batteries (plus 1 spare minimum 2 hours
battery) and a spare 128 MB memory stick.
z) One (1) Digital Camera with minimum 5 mega pixels capture capabilities
complete with accessories, memory sticks (2 GB min) and one spare batteries.

2.18.2.2 COMPANY Inspector Office

a) Four (4) desks with drawers and four (4) executive chairs
b) Two (2) book shelves
c) Two (2) drawing racks
d) One (1) drawing table
e) Intercom/PA
f) Coffee machine and refrigerator
g) White board
h) 240v 50/60 Hz mains (min. 6 nos.)
i) Two (2) Multimedia Personal Desktop Computer.
j) Steel Cabinet (4 drawer type)

This office shall be located near to the CSR/Engineer's Office.

2.18.3 Recreational Room

CONTRACTOR shall provide a recreational room dedicated only to Client personnel.


This room shall be at least 7m x 7m in size and shall be equipped with the following, at
a minimum:

a) 29" TV,
b) DVD player,
c) VCR player,
d) Hi-Fi stereo complete with cassette and CD player,
e) refrigerator,
f) coffee maker,
g) Dart board,
h) Sofas to seat at least eight (8) persons.
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i) Regular supply of newspaper (local and international) and periodicals

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3.0 FLOATOVER BARGE

3.1 General

This Clause covers the minimum requirement of floatover vessel spread that will be
required to transport all COMPANY Facilities from the loadout sites to the installation
sites. These Facilities shall inclusive but not limited to platform, topside, structure,
piles, conductors and various shiploose materials.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the required number of barges based in compliance with
the CONTRACT. CONTRACTOR shall supply transportation cum floatover barges
for the transportation and floatover installation of Topside.

Floatover vessel supplied shall be in accordance with the requirements of the


CONTRACT Specification. It can either be a moored vessel or a DP vessel (minimum DP
class shall be class 2 or better, subject to DP verification again at Installation site).
Minimum contingency mooring lines may be required to reduce excursion risks for DP
vessels, if so determined based on several parameters such DP characteristics,
floatover clearances available, mating analysis results etc.

CONTRACTOR shall submit during the detail installation engineering stage, the
complete mooring system requirements of the proposed Float over vessel for
COMPANY and MWS approvals.

CONTRACTOR shall furnish all labour, floatover vessels/vessels, tug boat


including certification, supervision, materials, and equipment necessary to transport
the Substructure and Topsides from loadout sites to the installation sites.

Floatover barge provided shall be capable of transporting and installing Topsides for
the WORK. The Loadout Support Frame (LSF), skid beam spacing & geometries, barge
dimensions and barge stability of Barge selected shall be capable for the WORK.

Barges provided shall be tight, staunch, strong, in good order and condition and shall
be fit to carry and deliver the Facilities safely and efficiently to the various Jobsite(s).
Any barge strengthening and/or load spreading required to support COMPANY
Facilities shall be the responsibility of the CONTRACTOR and shall be deemed to be
included in the lump sum price for the provision of floatover barge. The nominal
barge deck strength shall be 20MT/m2 but the barge deck strengths along bulkheads
and frames shall be much greater. For all barges over the age of 15 years,

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CONTRACTOR shall provide structural integrity analysis based on actual wall
thickness of structural members and the actual loading applied during load-out,
transportation, installation.

Barges provided by CONTRACTOR shall be fully compatible in all aspects with the
various load-out facilities and arrangements at the various load-out locations which
shall include but not be limited, to the following :-

a.) Skid beams, their spacing and elevations on the barges, shall match the skid
beams, spacing and elevations provided at the various load-out locations and
facilities. Barge skid beams shall be level to a tolerance of plus minus 10mm under
full load and shall be straight with a tolerance of plus minus 10mm from its
intended centerline.
b.) Jetty, dry dock or other berthing facilities, mooring and other marine
facilities.
c.) The local weather conditions, water depths and tidal movements during load-
outs.
d.) Availability of electricity, fuel, water, lubricants and other consumables.

3.2 Class, Rules and Regulations

The Barge shall be designed and constructed to the requirements of an


internationally recognized classification society e.g. Lloyds, ABS, DNV etc.
In addition, CONTRACTOR shall provide all required certification and technical data
details of the nominated Barges. This shall include but not limited to:

3.2.1 Certification

a.) Certification of Classification.


b.) Record of Statutory Certificates.
c.) Towing Inspection Certificate.
d.) International Load Line Certificate.
e.) Annual and Intermediate Survey Certificate.
f.) Certificate of Test of Chain Cable.
g.) Certificate of Vessel Nationality.
h.) Derating Certificate.
i.) Certificate of Registry.
j.) Gas free Certificate (as requested by specific ports).
k.) Maritime Laws and Regulation of Malaysia.
l.) Seaworthy Certificate.

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m.) Suitability Survey report (by Marine Warranty Surveyor)
n.) Barge Winch and Rigging Drawings.
o.) Safety Equipment Certificate
p.) Tonnage Certificate

3.2.2 Technical Data

a.) Barge General Arrangement Drawing


b.) Construction Profile Drawing.
c.) Midship Sections Drawing.
d.) Capacity Plan.
e.) Piping Diagram, Ballast and Deballasting System inclusive of integral auxiliary and
standby pumps and piping hoses.
f.) Cross Curves
g.) Hydrostatic Curves.
h.) Lightship weight & center of gravity with lightship draft.
i.) Curves of Form (Hull Line).
j.) Capacity charts for ballast pump system.

3.3 General Specification

3.3.1 Age

Age of the floatover vessel shall be no more than 15 years from date-of-built
or undergone a major refit/conversion within the last 5 years.

3.3.2 Generator

The Barge shall have a generator set capable of supplying sufficient power to
operate the Barge in a safe and efficient manner.

3.3.3 Batteries

The Barge shall have a battery pack or emergency generator capable of


supplying electricity to all emergency lighting, navigation lighting and all other
emergency power supplies shall be automatic.

3.3.4 Navigation lights and shapes

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The Barge shall be fitted with battery, operated navigations lights and shapes.
These lights shall be in accordance with the requirements of the International
Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.

Each light shall be fitted with light sensor switches and all batteries fully charged
before departure.

CONTRACTOR may substitute battery operated navigation lights with solar-type


navigation lights to the floatover barge.

3.3.5 Drawings and Operating Instruction

Barge shall have up-to-date drawings and operating instructions for all the ballasting
equipment aboard. Operating instructions, shall be displayed in the machinery room
of the Barge is a prominent position with pump capacities sown on liters/min and
tones per hour. Written instructions shall be on the language of the try/Barge crew
and English.

3.3.6 Operating Manual

An operating manual containing guidance for the safe operation of the Remote
Workboat under normal and emergency conditions must be on board and available
to all concerned. The manual must be in English and preferably a copy in Bahasa
Malaysia should also be available.

The operating manual must include, but not be limited to, the following
information where applicable:

a.) A general description of the VESSEL;


b.) General arrangement plans showing watertight compartments, closures, vents,
permanent ballast, and allowable deck loadings;
c.) Light ship data and hydrostatic curves or equivalents;
d.) Capacity plan showing the capacity, center of gravity and free surface
correction for each tank;
e.) Stability information setting forth the allowable maximum height of the center
of gravity, value of GM, or other parameters to be based on inclining test;
f.) Plans and instructions for the operation of the ballast system;
g.) Schematic diagrams of main and emergency power supplies and
electrical installations;
h.) Fire control plan including type and location of fire-fighting appliances and
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escape routes from all compartments;
i.) Safety provisions including location and operation of life-saving appliances
and a procedure for evacuation of personnel from the VESSEL for both 12 and
24 hours operation;
j.) Detailed procedure for operation of generators including switching during
normal and emergency conditions;
k.) Planned maintenance system for all large Equipment to ensure trouble free
running of equipment throughout the CONTRACT period.

3.4 Mooring and Towing

3.4.1 Mooring System

CONTRACTOR shall provide and outfit the winches, bollards/fairleads, mooring lines
and whatever equipment is required for the float-over installation. CONTRACTOR shall
ensure that the equipment installed on barge shall comply with the COMPANY
requirements and have valid certificates.

In addition, a minimum two (2) Anchor Handling Tugs (AHTs) shall be provided;
assistance to the operation and will assist in reducing barge offset due to stern and
beam seas. Specification of AHTs shall be of minimum 80 MT and 50 MT Bollard pull as
describes in other section of this document.

Prior to first mobilization and subsequent interim mobilization(s), anchor wires of no


more than 2 years old shall be fitted to the barge. Anchor wires more than 2 years old
shall have a certificate of destructive test not more than 1 year old. The destructive
test shall be carried out on the most heavily used section of the wire, (i.e. adjacent to
anchor fairlead). The length and diameter of the anchor wires shall be compatible with
the expected operational water depth and the size of the float over vessel/barge.

A minimum of two (2) spare anchor wires shall be available on the Barge.

Where snatch-back arrangements are to be utilized, all associated equipment (i.e.


snatch blocks, fairleads, bollard, triangular plates etc.) shall be certified to be able to
carry the maximum calculated shock load/tension. CONTRACTOR shall submit to
COMPANY for approval a proposal on such arrangement prior to any such snatch-back
to be carried out.

Sufficient pennant buoys with spares of crucifix or suitcase type, as described in


COMPANY anchor handling guidelines, shall be provided. Two of the pennant buoys
shall be spares and shall be stored properly on board.

Pennant wires of suitable length and construction shall be provided for each
CONTRACTOR's WORKSITE based on anchor handler dimensions, water depth and sea
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bed conditions. Spare associated with loose mooring equipment e.g. shackles, hooking
pins shall be provided. Pennant buoys shall be of such a capacity as to support the
pennant wires required for the greatest depth of water. Diameter of each pennant
wire shall be at least the same as the diameter of anchor wire.

Delta Flipper or equivalent anchors acceptable to COMPANY shall be provided on


board the float over Barge. Two of the anchors shall be spares and shall be stored in a
safe manner and shall be readily available for use as 'Piggy Backs'.

The weight of the anchors provided shall be suitable for the operational water depth,
the size of the float over Barge and the seabed soil conditions of each and every
WORKSITE.

CONTRACTOR shall develop and provide a docking mooring system (combined tugs,
anchor mooring lines and fenders), which can control the barge to move into the
structure slot without damaging the pre-installed structure, pipelines and other
platforms.

3.4.2 Storm Anchor

Each Barge shall be fitted with at least two storm anchor of minimum 3 MT weight
with a sufficient length of wire spooled onto a power operated winch. (minimum: 1
1/2" diameter X 1000ft).

3.4.3 Emergency Towing Connection

An emergency towing wire rope of minimum length 75 meters is to be connected


to a bridle or single leg connection and lashed to the Barge deck for easy release.
For recovering, a trailing line with a pick-up buoy is to be fitted to the emergency
towing rope. The trailing line is to be floating material and is to have a breaking
strength of not less than 30 MT. The distance from the aft extremity of the Barge
deck to the buoy is not be less than 50 meters. In addition to the trailing line, a
messenger line of 100 meters may be required between the buoy and the trailing line.

The strength of emergency connections and equipment should be equal to that


of the main towing gear.

3.4.4 Towing Clench Plates

Towing clench plates should be of the Smit quick release type or similar. The
strength of these and attachments to the deck should be of a similar ratio of 3:1 of
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the tug bollard pull.

3.4.5 Fairleads

Fairleads of adequate construction to be sited at the bow deck edge in line with the
towing smit bracket.

3.4.6 Towing Bridle

The minimum required is a composite chain/wire bridle with the chafing chains
connected to the smit bracket led through the fairlead and connected into two legs of
wire rope which again is to be connected into a delta plate, towing ring or a shackle.

The breaking strength of the bridle to be at least 2.5 times


the tugs bollard pull.

3.4.7 Towing Pennant Wire

A towing pennant wire of identical strength to that of the tugs main tow wire or
towing rope, should be connected between the bridle and tugs main towline.

3.4.8 Bridle Recovery Arrangements

A bridle recovery system shall be fitted, but will depend on size of Barge and type of
bridle being used. This can be a hand operated winch with recovery wire spooled
onto the drum and attached to the apex of the bridle.

3.4.9 Hard Eyes

All towing lines and pennant wires used shall be fitted with hard eye thimbles.

3.4.10 Mooring Ropes

At least six (6) Polypylene mooring ropes of minimum 8-inch circumference, length
150ft each and four (4) pieces spares shall be provided onboard the Barge at all times.

All rope shall be in good condition.

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3.4.11 Fendering

Strong and rigid side fendering shall be provided by means of chafing bars, timber,
and/or rubber fenders.

3.5 Deck and Ballasting Equipment

3.5.1 Deck Strength

Float over vessel shall have minimum deck strength of 20 MT / sq.m.

For barges over 15 yrs old, CONTRACTOR to provide structural integrity analysis
base on actual wall thickness of structural members and the actual loading
applied during load out, transportation, and/or installation.

3.5.2 Ballast Tanks

Barges shall have variable ballast tanks for loadout and trimming for transportation.
Barges with non-water ballast system shall not be used unless approved by
COMPANY.

3.5.3 Ballasting Equipment

In general, the ballast equipment required for floatover shall be determined and
finalized during Installation engineering stage, subject approval by COMPANY and
the MWS. Thus CONTRACTOR shall propose the suitable ballast equipment for
executing the WORK successfully, with adequate back ups, spares, and
consumables etc.

Barges shall be equipped with a built-in and/or external ballast system of sufficient
capacity to affect a safe efficient loadout, transportation and floatover works.

In general, all floatover vessels have a minimum of two pumps either internal or
external (one main + one back up) in excellent working condition and solely
dedicated to the ballasting of the Barge. For floatover Barge, the ballasting
capacity of the Barge shall be at least 200% of the ballasting capacity (or) as
determined based on installation engineering and risk analysis studies.
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Each pump should have its own dedicated primary and backup power unit. Each tank
in the Barge should be hooked up to central pump manifold.

The Barge shall have an internal ballast transfer system capable of using
seawater for ballast.

All ballast pumps shall be located below deck in a pumproom which shall be well
ventilated and well lighted. CONTRACTOR shall demonstrate to COMPANY and to
the Marine Surveyor that all floatover vessel equipment is in reliable working order
and capable of loadout and transport of the Facilities. Pumps shall betested, piping
and valves operating correctly, portable pumps and hoses tested and all components
cleaned and greased. Rigging tackle and wire ropes shall be inspected and free of
defects and winches shall pass the pull test. Any and all delays associated with
Barge equipment testing shall be the responsibility of the CONTRACTOR.
Arrangement of ballast pump must have a primary and a backup power source.
Where centrifugal pumps are used, each must be fitted with a priming pump in the
event suction is lost. Finally, each ballast pump must be capable of performing
pumping operations with all ballast tanks.

COMPANY will utilise the aforesaid ballast pumps to effect the loadout of the
Facilities at loadout site. COMPANY may require CONTRACTOR to mobilise
additional pumps and provide ballast engineers to operate all the pumps during
loadout.

Stowage on the Barge should be such that the longitudinal center of the weights is
on the Barge center and the Barge is on even trim, adjustments can be made in order
to increase the stern draft.

3.5.4 Deck Cargo Stanchions

These to be of sound construction and sufficiently braced back.

3.5.5 Skid Beams

CONTRACTOR shall provide skid beam suitable for loadout of Topside with LSF for
the WORK:

a) The steel skid beam of the Float over vessel that is continuous along the barge
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from its quay side end till final topside location on barge.
b) Skid beams which are fully compatible with the load-out transitions beams at
quay interface which support the Facilities between quay and Barge during
load-out. The structural members need to give
c) adequate support without any need for internal stiffening.
d) Teflon (PTFE) coated lining of thickness suitable for loadout weight of Topside
with LSF all along skid beam continuously for the entire loadout length from
barge end.

CONTRACTOR is responsible to study the loadout quay geometries and its tide ranges
and modify the skid beams in consultation with COMPANY and its Fabrication
Contractor prior to barge delivery at Loadout quay. Any inconsistency in heights or
delays due to such skid beam modifications shall be at CONTRACTOR’s cost.

3.6 Miscellaneous Equipment & Materials

The following equipment and material shall be provided as a minimum onboard


each floatover vessel:

a.) 6 sets (min) oxy-acetylene bottles complete with fire-retardant hoses, torches
and flash back arrestors. All bottles to be racked.
b.) Cutting torches and gases as necessary for removal of any seafastening,
including sufficient length of hoses and spares
c.) Tools to unscrew tensioned bolts or otherwise used in seafastening removal (if
required)
d.) Approved scaffolding access to all seafastening removal locations, overhangs etc.
e.) Welding machine complete with welding cables and electrode holders as
required based on WPS for welding of deck legs as per Specifications
f.) Ten (10) numbers floodlights, each of 150 watt minimum, complete with
stand and 100 ft cable. A dedicated generator shall be provided for the
floodlights.
g.) One (1) number Air compressor
h.) One (1) numbers. 5 ton air tugger
i.) One (1) piece air volume tank
j.) One (1) spool each of 1" diameter nylon rope, 1/2" manila rope and 1" manila
rope.
k.) Five (5) pieces 10 ton come-along.
l.) Arc-gouging equipment complete with burning gears, as necessary
m.) Adequate number of hydraulic jacks, 10 t or 5 t winches, chain blocks of suitable
load ratings, tirfors (1t, 2 t, 5 t as required), all necessary slings / shackles / other
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rigging accessories and power units. n.) Small tools (e.g. sledge hammers,
clipping hammers, grinders, wrecking bars)
o.) One nos. First Aid Kit
p.) All consumables i.e. gasoline, diesel fuel, lube oil, hydraulic oil, grease,
gouging rods, welding electrodes, oxy-acetylene gas.
q.) Adequate clean and hygienic food and drinking water bottles for the entire crew
onboard
r.) One set of approved Installation Manual

3.7 Safety Equipment


The following safety equipment with the valid certification shall be provided onboard
the Barge at all times.
a) minimum Ten (10) portable fire extinguishers
b) minimum twenty standby (20) approved type life-buoys, complete with corlene
lines
c) minimum length 15m per life buoy.
d) minimum three (3) set breathing apparatus with two spare
compressed air bottles.
e) Adequate torchlights
f) Four (4) first aid boxes (one at Muster point)
g) Fifteen (15) approved type sets of “standby” coveralls, work boots, helmets, life
vests and work goggles.

4.0 ANCHOR HANDLING TUG (AHT) / TUG

4.1 General

This Clause shall be read in conjunction with the COMPANY’s SPECIFICATIONS.

All items as specified herein shall prevail in the event any conflicts exist between these
documents.

The AHT shall be dedicated to operate with either Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge


and shall remain therewith at all times during performance of the work. The tugs will
run and retrieve all anchors, tow the Barge between locations and carry out standby
duties.

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Tugs which proposed by CONTRACTOR in Basic Barge SPREAD (DP vessel) shall comply
with COMPANY’s SPECIFICATION in clause 3.0 and 5.0 where applicable.

4.2 Class, Rules and Regulations

The AHT shall be designed and constructed to the requirement of an internationally


recognized classification society (e.g. ABS, DNV, NKK, LRS, GL & BV or equivalent) and
manned by Malaysians as far as possible. Malaysia Registry is preferred.

In addition the AHT shall comply with the International regulations and
recommendations. All AHT certificate, shall be valid at the time of commencement of
the CONTRACT and shall be renewed in a timely manner. Details of the last and future
required dry dockings shall be supplied.

The CONTRACTOR and any SUBCONTRACTOR shall have proven experience of


successfully operating this type of AHT in remote areas for a minimum period of three
(3) years.

4.2.1 Loadline Certificate

Possession of a manned loadline certificate, for an anchor handling tug unit is


required. As a minimum the AHT shall have a loadline certificate which bears no
endorsements limiting operation and meets the following criteria:-

a) Have been originally designed as an anchor handling tug and the design must
include all safety factors required for manned operation including bulkhead and
hull plate thickness/construction.
b) Double bottoms are required to all machinery spaces and any below deck
accommodation and, preferably, bulk compartments.
c) Double sides to all machinery spaces and any below deck accommodation, these
wing tanks may be used for storage of either ballast or other liquids.
d) Side, bow and stern crash tanks.
e) An inclination experiment must be conducted by an approved third party to
determine the down flooding angle of the tug.
f) Accommodation shall be of permanent type, porta-cabins will not be allowed.
g) Accommodation spaces shall be constructed of steel wall and deckhead, any
coverings shall be of fire retardant materials.

4.2.2 International regulations and recommendations

AHT shall comply with the following International regulations and recommendations:
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a) SOLAS Convention 1974, 1988 Protocol and all latest amendments for this type of
vessel.
b) International Convention of Loadline 1966.
c) International Rules of Tonnage (both 1967 and 1969 Convention).
d) Current anti-pollution regulations for type of vessel - DOT, IMO. and MARPOL.
e) International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973, along with
1978 protocol.
f) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 with subsequent
amendments.
g) Maritime Laws and Regulations at Malaysia.
h) A valid domestic shipping license shall be in force during performance of the
work.

4.3 General Specification

The number of AHT and engine capacity required shall be in accordance with
CONTRACT requirement.

4.3.1 Age

Age shall be no more than fifteen (15) years old.

4.3.2 Dry Docking

The AHT shall have been recently dry docked to meet vessel classification requirement
before commencing the CONTRACT to eliminate disruption to the works. The date of
the next dry dock requirement shall be stated by the CONTRACTOR.

If a scheduled dry dock window coincides with the window of hire the dry-docking
must be completed prior to mobilization.

4.3.3 Length

The AHT shall be 60 – 83 meters in length (LOA)

4.3.4 Machinery

Propulsion Two (2) main engines each drive a separate propulsion system
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System: with controllable pitch propellers and kort nozzle type.
Bow Thruster: 6 tons thrust.
Generators: Two (2) independently driven generators with sufficient, power to
supply the full required maximum load when running at 80% - 90%
capacity.
One (1) emergency harbour generator with minimum capacity of
50% of the required maximum load

The emergency generator shall be fitted with auto start, auto synchronisation and
non-essential load shedding system facilities.

4.3.5 Minimum Towing / Anchor Handling

Bollard Pull: 50 MT, 80MT respectively.

4.3.6 Potable Water Storage

Sufficient storage for a minimum of 30 days.

4.3.7 Clear Deck Space and Carrying Capacity

The COMPANY requires a clear deck space of 330 m2 with open stern and removable
safety rails. All clear deck space shall be suitable for loading cargo and should
therefore be sheathed with wood minimum 3" thick.

Minimum deck strength 5 MT per square meter.

Minimum deck carrying capacity 500 MT

4.3.8 Stern Rollers

The AHT shall have a stern roller of minimum size 4m x 2m and capacity 200 tonnes
suitable for all anchor handling operations and expected size of anchors to be used by
the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge.

4.3.9 Crash Rails

AHT shall be equipped with continuous crash rails of at least 1.8 meters (6 ft) high on
both sides of vessel main deck.

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4.4 Mooring and Anchor Handling

4.4.1 Mooring System

A two point mooring system is required to allow safe mooring alongside the
COMPANY's platforms when assisting with project work.

All polypropylene mooring lines required for cargo Barge handling and AHT own
mooring alongside the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge, are to be carried and
maintained on board, including spares.

4.4.2 Anchor Handling Winches

The AHT shall have the following towing and anchor handling winches; and
accessories:

Towing Winch: minimum pull 200 MT


minimum brake capacity 250 MT
Anchor Handling Winch: minimum pull 200 MT
minimum brake capacity 250 MT
Capstan: 2 x 5 tonnes minimum
Tugger Winch: 2 x 5 tonnes minimum

Vessel’s anchor handling equipment shall be capable of deployment/recovery 8 x 7 12


tonnes Delta Flipper type anchors in water depth up to approx. 475 ft.

Heavy duty towing drum to have capacity for 1000 meters x 2 1/2” dia. towing wire)

Wire storage reel, which is hydraulically operated and has a minimum capacity to store
1000 meters x 2 1/2” wires.

4.4.3 Anchor Handling Gear

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following as a minimum:

a) 2 x 750m x 2 1/2" dia. work wires complete with gold nose wire terminations.
b) 3 x buoy catcher slings
c) 1 x heavy duty anchor chain grapnel
d) 1 x Smit grapnel
e) 1 x heavy duty anchor wire chaser

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4.4.4 Anchor Wire Stoppers

The AHT must be fitted with a remotely operated anchor wire securing device such as
Triplex Shark Jaw or equivalent. Such device shall be capable of handling wire of 1 1/4"
to 3" diameter and Chain size of 2" to 3 1/4". Static load capacity: 100 tons (minimum).
Pelican hooks shall not be used.

4.4.5 Towing

All anchor handling and towing wires/ pennants must be terminated with gold nose
type socket or equivalent short stirrup type sockets.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the following as a minimum:

a) 2 x 900m x 2 1/2" dia. towing wire complete with gold nose wire terminations.
b) 3 x 6m x 2" dia. "cobra" gob lines

4.4.6 Positioning System

Positioning equipment shall be supplied on the bridge for laying anchor patterns and
assisting in navigation system. This equipment shall be linked/interfaced with
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge system.

A DGNSS based electronic Barge positioning system shall be installed to enable all
mooring operations to be carried out. This system shall be fully operational at all times
and shall be manned by a qualified surveyor/technician.

4.5 Communications and Navigation

The COMPANY representative or its appointed delegate shall have access to the radio
facilities.

Equipment provided by the CONTRACTOR are to be installed, commissioned and


maintained by the CONTRACTOR. Inspection and acceptance tests of the complete
system shall be performed by COMPANY.

CONTRACTOR supplied equipment must be type approved by Jabatan Telekom


Malaysia. CONTRACTOR is responsible for arranging licenses with JTM as necessary.

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4.5.1 Telecommunication Equipment

The AHT shall be fitted with radio equipment as specified below. These shall be
capable of ship to ship and ship to shore two-way communication. The following are to
be provided onboard:-

4.5.1.1 Communications Equipment to be provided by CONTRACTOR

The CONTRACTOR shall supply the mandatory communication equipment required by


SOLAS/IMO for the registration class of and country of origins of the
supply/crew/tug/anchor handler/standby boat involved. This will either include or be
additional to the equipment specified below:-

4.5.1.2 HF-Back-up System

1 set of HF single side-band transceiver with 10 channels completely wired up for half
duplex on USB operations, 125 watts PEP and AM mode for 2182 KHz only,
microphone, including antenna coupler, whip antenna control and coaxial cables. Unit
to be program to operate on the following frequencies:

Channel Transmit (KHz) Receive (KHz)


1 2182.00 2182.00
2 3882.50 3222.50
3 3838.50 3382.50
4 3782.50 3193.50
5 4028.50 4028.50
6 4393.10 4393.10
7 4400.00 (LSB) 4400.00 (LSB)
8 4512.60 4512.00
9 4613.00 4613.00
10 5468.00 4568.00

4.5.1.3 International marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver

1 set International Marine VHF Hague Plan transceiver. The radio is to be equipped
with or guard receiver on channel 16. Transmitter RF output power 25 watts/2 watts
selectable. Unit to be crystallized on the following VHF Maritime Hague Plan channels:-

6, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 70, 72, 73.

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4.5.1.4 Walkie Talkie

The AHT shall have three (3) sets of walkie-talkies with multichannel facilities and
compatible with the working channels of the combination/derrick Barge.

4.5.2 Navigational Aids.

In addition to the standard navigation lights required, the following navigation


equipment shall be provided to allow safe passage through and in between fields:-

Search Lights Min. 2 X 1500 watts, capable of 360º rotation c/w beam width
variation facility, search lights shall be fitted on top of the
wheelhouse and controlled from maneuvering stands (forward
and aft stands) inside wheelhouse).
Radars 2 X independently operated radars. Minimum range of 48 n.m.
At least one (1) radar to be of 3cm type c/w reflection plotter
facility.
Gyro compass 1 gyro compass plus at least one (1) repeater c/w azimuth
mirror. 1 X repeater shall be fitted for aft maneuvering station
Magnetic compass 1 wheelhouse top type magnetic compass with reflector in
front of maneuvering stand in the wheelhouse
Automatic pilot 1 autopilot compatible with gyro compass.
Echo sunder 1 echo sounder with a repeater at the aft maneuvering stand.
Satellite navigator
Radio direction finder
Nautical publications Up to date charts, sailing directions, lists of lights, notices to
mariners, tide table for all Sarawak and Sabah locations and all
other nautical publications necessary.
Latest edition of the International code of signals.
Additional 1 unit Sextant
Equipment: 1 unit Chronometer
1 unit Aldis Lamp c/w portable battery in a box
1 complete set of signal flags
1 unit Barometer
1 unit Thermometer
1 unit Anemometer
1 unit binocular
Books and Instrument manual.

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4.6 Manning

The AHT crew shall as a minimum comprise:

2 Master 1 Chief Engineer 1 Bosun


1 Chief Officer 1 2nd Engineer 4General Purpose Seaman
1 2nd Officer 1 Cook

The Master shall have at least 5 years’ experience in anchor handling operations and
be in possession of a master foreign-going certificate of competency (or equivalent)
which shall be other than a Liberian or Panamanian origin. The Chief Officer shall have
at least 2 years equivalent experience.

Age limit for senior officers (Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer and 2nd Engineer) is
60 years old. Age limit for crew is 55 years old.

Tour of duty: Maximum duty on board shall be accordance with COMPANY


SPECIFICATIONS.

4.6.1 Safety/Medical Training:

All crew must undergo medical examination and safety training (Owner’s expense) at
Company’s approved training institutions before commencement of charter. Minimum
safety training requirement:

a.) Sea Survival – All crew. Validity 4 years;


b.) First Aid Course – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity 2 years;
c.) Basic Fire Fighting – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity – 3 years;
d.) Rigging and Slinging – All deck crew except Master;
e.) Food Handling course – Cook must attend this course.
f.) Cook’s Health Medical Examination: Once yearly checkup.
g.) Oxygen Resuscitation Training for First Aiders – Validity 2 years.
NOTE: For items (a), (b) and (c), the Company also accepts equivalent STCW, 95
modular courses but subject to above validity periods.

4.7 Safety

4.7.1 Lifesaving

All lifesaving appliance to comply with SOLAS 1974/83 and amendments where
applicable in addition to national regulations.
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Life-rafts At least two (2) inflatable life rafts of approved marine type with
manual and automatic hydrostatic release capable of carrying at least
200% of the registered crew and passenger allowance
Life-Jackets One (1) lifejacket for each crew member and passenger allowance
plus at least six (6) spare.
Life-buoys Minimum Eight (8) lifebuoys complying with SOLAS requirements.
Line Throwing Minimum 4 sets complying with SOLAS requirements.
Apparatus
Retro To be fitted on all lifesaving appliances as contained in Merchant
Reflective Shipping Notice No. M1056
Tapes

4.7.2 Fire Fighting

All Firefighting appliances shall comply with:

a) SOLAS 74/78, all subsequent Protocol and latest amendments


b) Local Legislation / regulations

4.7.2.1 External Fire Fighting

Facilities must as a minimum comply with 1/2 FiFi of Certifying Authority including
pump capacity of 2 x 600m³/hr.

4.7.2.2 CO² Smothering System

In addition to the requirement of classification society the AHT's engine room(s) shall
be fitted with a CO² smothering system. The use of Halon is strictly prohibited.

4.7.3 Emergency Lighting

To be provided at essential locations, wheelhouse, engine room, alleyways, life raft


launching areas etc.

4.7.4 Scrambling Nets

One (1) on each side of aft open deck area, to be rolled up when not in use.

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4.7.5 Rescue Boat

One (1) zodiac type semi rigid dinghy c/w 25 HP outboard motor and capable of
carrying 6 persons. Shall be fitted with proper and efficient securing and quick
launching and recovery facilities or board. Rescue boat shall meet SOLAS
requirements.

Davit or crane which handles the rescue craft must be duly certified by reputable
surveyor.

4.7.6 Boat Hooks or Gaffs

Two (2) boat hooks c/w approx. 8 ft. handle.

4.8 Medical

The following medical equipment shall be kept on board at all times.

Splints: Six (6) sets airsplints


Stretcher: At least one (1) paraguard rescue stretcher MK. 3 c/w carrying case
and 4 points lifting sling.
Oxygen One (1) oxygen resuscitator set c/w oxygen cylinder in carrying case
Resuscitator: plus two spare oxygen cylinders. Approved type must have the
minimum 3 functions i.e., auto resus., direct flow and also able to
function as a suction.
First Aid Kit: At least two (2) 25 men first aid kits the contents of which shall
conform to the medical scales as stated in the Malaysian Shipping
Ordinance.
Antiseptic 10 liters of Aqua Centrimide (Savalon) 1 % for cleaning skin/antiseptic
Lotion: lotion to be in a sealed locker.
Breathing At least one (1) set of breathing apparatus with two spare
Apparatus: compressed air bottles.
Automatic 1 unit Automatic External Defribillator. Approved type “Laerdal
External Hearstart 2” or equivalent.
Defribillator

4.9 Anti-Pollution

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The AHT must have a pump capable of delivering both neat and diluted dispersant of 0
- 30% at a pressure between 80 - 100 psig and a dispersant tank of 1000 litre capacity.
A spray arm of minimum 5 m length is to be located on each side of the forecastle of
the AHT.

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5.0 TRANSPORTATION BARGE SPREAD

5.1 General

This Clause covers the minimum requirement of transportation Barge spread that will
be required to transport all COMPANY FACILITIES from the loadout sites to the
installation sites. These FACILITIES shall inclusive but not limited to platform, topside,
structure, pipeline, helideck, vent boom, crane, piles, conductors, subsea structures
and facilities, boatlandings, riser clamps, linepipes and various shiploose materials.

CONTRACTOR shall provide the required number(s) of barge with suitable sizes as
specified elsewhere in CONTRACT sufficiently to transport COMPANY FACILITIES from
loadout location to site. CONTRACTOR shall supply transportation or launch barges for
the transportation and / or launching of FACILITIES. Transportation / launch barge
supplied shall be in accordance with the requirements of the CONTRACT
SPECIFICATIONS.

CONTRACTOR shall furnish all labor, transportation Barges/vessels, tug boat including
certification, supervision, materials, and equipment necessary to transport the
FACILITIES from loadout sites to the installation sites.

Barges provided shall be tight, staunch, strong, in good order and condition and shall
be fit to carry and deliver the FACILITIES safely and efficiently to the various Jobsite(s).
Any barge strengthening and/or load spreading required to support COMPANY
FACILITIES shall be the responsibility of the CONTRACTOR and shall be deemed to be
included in the lump sum price for the provision of a transportation / launch barge.
The nominal barge deck strength shall be 10MT/m2 but the barge deck strengths along
bulkheads and frames shall be much greater. For all barges over the age of 10 years,
CONTRACTOR shall provide structural integrity analysis base on actual wall thickness of
structural members and the actual loading applied during load-out, transportation,
and/or launching.

Barges provided by CONTRACTOR shall be fully compatible in all aspects with the
various load-out facilities and arrangements at the various load-out locations which
shall include but not be limited, to the following :-

a.) Skid beams for launch jacket, their spacing and elevations on the barges, shall
match the skid beams, spacing and elevations provided at the various load-out
locations and facilities. Barge skid beams shall be level to a tolerance of plus

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minus 10mm under full load and shall be straight with a tolerance of plus minus
10mm from its intended centerline.
b.) Jetty, dry dock or other berthing facilities, mooring and other marine facilities.
c.) The local weather conditions, water depths and tidal movements during load-
outs.
d.) Availability of electricity, fuel, water, lubricants and other consumables.

5.2 Class, Rules and Regulations

The Barge shall be designed and constructed to the requirements of an internationally


recognized classification society e.g. Lloyds, ABS or DNV.

In addition, CONTRACTOR shall provide all required certification and technical data
details of the nominated Barges. This shall include but not limited to :

5.2.1 Certification

a.) Certification of Classification.


b.) Record of Statutory Certificates.
c.) Towing Inspection Certificate.
d.) International Load Line Certificate.
e.) Annual and Intermediate Survey Certificate.
f.) Certificate of Test of Chain Cable.
g.) Certificate of Vessel Nationality.
h.) Derating Certificate.
i.) Certificate of Registry.
j.) Gas free Certificate (as requested by specific ports).
k.) Maritime Laws and Regulation of Malaysia.
l.) Seaworthy Certificate.
m.) Suitability Survey report (by Marine Warranty Surveyor)
n.) Launch Barge Winch and Rigging Drawings.
o.) Safety Equipment Certificate
p.) Tonnage Certificate

5.2.2 Technical Data

a.) Barge General Arrangement Drawing


b.) Construction Profile Drawing.
c.) Midship Sections Drawing.
d.) Capacity Plan.

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e.) Piping Diagram, Ballast and Deballasting System inclusive of integralauxiliary and
standby pumps and piping hoses.
f.) Cross Curves
g.) Hydrostatic Curves.
h.) Lightship weight & center of gravity with lightship draft.
i.) Curves of Form (Hull Line).
j.) Capacity charts for ballast pump system.
k.) Rocker Arm and Launchway Detail Drawings (Launch Barge Only).

5.3 General Specification

5.3.1 Age

Age of the transportation Barge shall be no more than 15 years from date-of-built or
undergone a major refit/conversion within the last 5 years.

5.3.2 Generator

The Barge shall have a generator set capable of supplying sufficient power to operate
the Barge in a safe and efficient manner.

5.3.3 Batteries

The Barge shall have a battery pack or emergency generator capable of supplying
electricity to all emergency lighting, navigation lighting and all other emergency power
supplies shall be automatic.

5.3.4 Navigation lights and shapes

The Barge shall be fitted with battery, operated navigations lights and shapes. These
lights shall be in accordance with the requirements of the International Regulations for
Preventing Collisions at Sea.

Each light shall be fitted with light sensor switches and all batteries fully charged
before departure.

CONTRACTOR may substitute battery operated navigation lights with solar-type


navigation lights to the Launch Barge and Transportation Barge.

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5.3.5 Drawings and Operating Instruction

Barge shall have up-to-date drawings and operating instructions for all the ballasting
equipment aboard. Operating instructions, shall be displayed in the machinery room
of the Barge is a prominent position with pump capacities sown on liters/min and
tones per hour. Written instructions shall be on the language of the try/Barge crew
and English.

5.3.6 Operating Manual

An operating manual containing guidance for the safe operation of the Remote
Workboat under normal and emergency conditions, must be on board and available to
all concerned. The manual must be in English and preferably a copy in Bahasa Malaysia
should also be available.

The operating manual must include, but not be limited to, the following information
where applicable:

a.) A general description of the VESSEL;


b.) General arrangement plans showing watertight compartments, closures, vents,
permanent ballast, and allowable deck loadings;
c.) Light ship data and hydrostatic curves or equivalents;
d.) Capacity plan showing the capacity, center of gravity and free surface correction
for each tank;
e.) Stability information setting forth the allowable maximum height of the center of
gravity, value of GM, or other parameters to be based on inclining test;
f.) Plans and instructions for the operation of the ballast system;
g.) Schematic diagrams of main and emergency power supplies and electrical
installations;
h.) Fire control plan including type and location of fire-fighting appliances and
escape routes from all compartments;
i.) Safety provisions including location and operation of life-saving appliances and a
procedure for evacuation of personnel from the VESSEL for both 12 and 24 hours
operation;
j.) Detailed procedure for operation of generators including switching during normal
and emergency conditions;
k.) Planned maintenance system for all large EQUIPMENT to ensure trouble free
running of equipment throughout the CONTRACT period.

5.4 Mooring and Towing

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5.4.1 Anchor

Each Barge shall be fitted with at least one storm anchor of minimum 3 MT weight
with a sufficient length of wire spooled onto a power operated winch. (Minimum: 1
1/2" diameter X 1000ft).
5.4.2 Emergency Towing Connection

An emergency towing wire rope of minimum length 75 meters is to be connected to a


bridle or single leg connection and lashed to the Barge deck for easy release. For
recovering, a trailing line with a pick-up buoy is to be fitted to the emergency towing
rope. The trailing line is to be floating material and is to have a breaking strength of
not less than 30 MT. The distance from the aft extremity of the Barge deck to the buoy
is not be less than 50 meters. In addition to the trailing line, a messenger line of 100
meters may be required between the buoy and the trailing line.

The strength of emergency connections and equipment should be equal to that of the
main towing gear.

5.4.3 Towing Clench Plates

Towing clench plates should be of the Smit quick release type or similar. The strength
of these and attachments to the deck should be of a similar ratio of 3:1 of the tug
bollard pull.

5.4.4 Fairleads

Fairleads of adequate construction to be sited at the bow deck edge in line with the
towing smit bracket.

5.4.5 Towing Bridle

The minimum required is a composite chain/wire bridle with the chafing chains
connected to the smit bracket led through the fairlead and connected into two legs of
wire rope which again is to be connected into a delta plate, towing ring or a shackle.

The breaking strength of the bridle to be at least 2.5 times the tugs bollard pull.

5.4.6 Towing Pennant Wire

A towing pennant wire of identical strength to that of the tugs main tow wire or
towing rope, should be connected between the bridle and tugs main towline.
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5.4.7 Bridle Recovery Arrangements

A bridle recovery system shall be fitted, but will depend on size of Barge and type of
bridle being used. This can be a hand operated winch with recovery wire spooled onto
the drum and attached to the apex of the bridle.

5.4.8 Hard Eyes

All towing lines and pennant wires used shall be fitted with hard eye thimbles.

5.4.9 Mooring Ropes

At least six (6) Polypylene mooring ropes of minimum 8-inch circumference, length
150ft each and four(4) pieces spares shall be provided onboard the Barge at all times.

All rope shall be in good condition.

5.4.10 Fendering

Strong and rigid side fendering shall be provided by means of chafing bars, timber,
and/or rubber fenders.

5.5 Deck and Ballasting Equipment

5.5.1 Deck Strength

Deck strength shall be 10 MT/sq. meter minimum.

For barges over 10 yrs. old, Contractor to provide structural integrity analysis based on
actual wall thickness of structural members and the actual loading applied during load
out, transportation, and/or launching.

5.5.2 Ballast Tanks

Barges shall have variable ballast tanks for loadout and trimming for transportation.
Barges with non-water ballast system shall not be used unless approved by COMPANY.

5.5.3 Ballasting Equipment

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Barges shall be equipped with a built-in and/or surface ballast system of sufficient
capacity to effect a safe and efficient loadout and transportation.

Ballast pumps for loadout operation are the responsibility of Fabricator. In case the
barge supplied by CONTRACTOR is equipped with pump(s), CONTRACTOR shall allow
the pump(s) to be used by Fabricator for load-out Operations.

In general, all transportation Barges have a minimum of two pumps in excellent


working condition and solely dedicated to the ballasting of the Barge. For launch
Barge, the ballasting capacity of the Barge shall be at least 200% of the ballasting
capacity stipulated in the approved launch procedure.

Each pump should have its own dedicated primary and backup power unit. Each tank
in the Barge should be hooked up to central pump manifold.

The Barge shall have an internal ballast transfer system capable of using seawater for
ballast.

All ballast pumps shall be located below deck in a pumproom which shall be well
ventilated and well lighted.

CONTRACTOR shall demonstrate to COMPANY and to the Marine Surveyor that all
transportation Barge equipment is in reliable working order and capable of loadout
and transport of the FACILITIES. Pumps shall be tested, piping and valves operating
correctly, portable pumps and hoses tested and all components cleaned and greased.
Rigging tackle and wire ropes shall be inspected and free of defects and winches shall
pass the pull test. Any and all delays associated with Barge equipment testing shall be
the responsibility of the CONTRACTOR. Arrangement of ballast pump must have a
primary and a backup power source. Where centrifugal pumps are used, each must be
fitted with a priming pump in the event suction is lost. Finally, each ballast pump must
be capable of performing pumping operations with all ballast tanks.

COMPANY will utilize the aforesaid ballast pumps to effect the loadout of the
FACILITIES at loadout site. COMPANY may require CONTRACTOR to mobilize additional
pumps and provide ballast engineers to operate all the pumps during loadout.

Stowage on the Barge should be such that the longitudinal center of the weights is on
the Barge center and the Barge is on even trim, adjustments can be made in order to
increase the stern draft.

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5.5.4 Deck Cargo Stanchions

These to be of sound construction and sufficiently braced back.

5.5.5 Skid Beams and Rocker Arm

The skid beams and Rocker Arm of the Barges need to be fully compatible with the
load-out transitions beams which support the FACILITIES between quay and Barge
during load-out. The structural members need to give adequate support without any
need for internal stiffening.

Skid beam, if required, other than for launch jacket will be supplied and install by
Fabricators.

The skid beams on the launch barges shall be lined with Teflon (PTFE) or equivalent
Material.

Skid beam grease required for loadout will be supplied by COMPANY

5.6 Miscellaneous Equipment & Materials

The following equipment and material shall be provided as a minimum onboard each
transportation or launch Barge at all times:

a.) 6 sets (min) oxy-acetylene bottles complete with fire-retardant hoses, torches
and flash back arrestors. All bottles to be racked.
b.) Two (2) numbers (min) 400 Amp diesel welding machine complete with welding
cables and electrode holders.
c.) Ten (10) numbers floodlights, each of 150 watt minimum, complete with stand
and 100 ft cable. A dedicated generator shall be provided for the floodlights.
d.) One (1) number Air compressor
e.) One (1) numbers. 5 ton air tugger
f.) One (1) piece air volume tank
g.) One (1) spool each of 1" diameter nylon rope, 1/2" manila rope and 1" manila
rope.
h.) Five (5) pieces 10 ton come-along.
i.) Scaffolding materials adequate for safe access to seafastenings, overhang etc.
j.) Arc-gouging equipment complete with burning gears.
k.) Adequate number of 300 MT hydraulic jacks and power units.
l.) Small tools (e.g. sledge hammers, clipping hammers, grinders, wrecking bars)
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m.) One nos. First Aid Kit
n.) All consumables i.e. gasoline, diesel fuel, lube oil, hydraulic oil, grease, gouging
rods, welding electrodes, oxy-acetylene gas.

5.7 Safety Equipment

The following safety equipment with the valid certification shall be provided onboard
the Barge at all times.

a.) minimum four (4) portable fire extinguishers


b.) minimum four (4) life-buoys of plastic type, complete with corlene lines
c.) minimum length 15m per life buoy.
d.) minimum one (1) set breathing apparatus with two spare compressed air
bottles.
e.) torchlights
f.) one first aid box.

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6.0 TUG BOAT

6.1 General

CONTRACTOR shall provide suitable tug boats for the transportation of facilities from
the various load-out locations to the WORKSITE(s). Tug boats supplied shall be in
accordance with the requirements of CONTRACT.

The tug boat will operate primarily to tow transportation /launch barge with project
facilities from loadout sites to installation sites. It will also be required to return
surplus materials to the loadout sites, as specified in the CONTRACT.

6.2 Class, Rules and Regulations

The tug boat shall be designed and constructed to the requirement of an


internationally recognized classification society e.g. Lloyds, A.B.S. or D.N.V. and
manned by Malaysians as far as possible. Malaysian Registry is preferred.

In addition the tug boat should comply with the following International regulations
and recommendations. All tug boat certificate, shall be valid at the time of
commencement of the CONTRACT and shall be renewed in a timely manner. Details of
the last and future required dry dockings shall be supplied.

The CONTRACTOR and any SUBCONTRACTOR shall have proven experience of


successfully operating this type of vessel in remote areas for minimum period of three
(3) years.

6.2.1 Loadline Certificate

As minimum the tug boat shall have a loadline certificate which bears no
endorsements limiting operation and meets the following criteria:-

a.) The design must include all safety factors required for manned operations
including bulkhead and hull plate thickness/construction.
b.) Double bottoms are required to all machinery spaces and any below deck
accommodation and preferably, bulk compartments.
c.) Double sides to all machinery spaces and any below deck accommodation, these
wing tanks may be used for storage of either ballast or other liquids.
d.) Side, bow and stern crash tanks.
e.) An inclination experiment must be conducted by an approved third party to
determine the downflooding angle of the tug.
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f.) Accommodation spaces shall be constructed of steel wall and deckhead, any
coverings shall be fine of fire retardant materials.

6.2.2 International regulations and recommendations

CONTRACTOR shall provide all required certification details of the nominated tug boat.
a.) SOLAS Convention 1974, 1988 Protocoland all latest amendments for this type of
vessel.
b.) International Convention of Loadline 1966.
c.) International Rules of Tonnage (both 1967 and 1969 Convention).
d.) Current anti-pollution regulations for type of vessels-Dot, IMO and MARPOL.
e.) International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973, along with
1978 protocol.
f.) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 with subsequent
amendments.
g.) Nautical publications. The vessel shall carry adequate and up to date charts,
sailing directions, lists of lights, notices to mariners, tide table for loadout site
water and all other nautical publications necessary.
h.) The tug boat shall carry the latest edition of the International code of signals.
i.) A valid domestic shipping license shall be in force during performance of the work.
j.) Anned V of Marpol 73/78-Garbage Disposal.

6.3 General Specification

The number of tug boat and engine capacity required shall accordance with the
requirement of the CONTRACT.

6.3.1 Age

The age of vessel shall not be more than 15 years at the time of commencement of
charter.

6.3.2 Length

Vessel shall be no less than 34 meters in length. (LOA)

6.3.3 Dry Docking

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The tug boat shall have been recently dry docked to meet tug boat classification
requirement before commencing to CONTRACT to eliminate disruption to the WORK.
The date of the next dry dock requirement shall be stated by the CONTRACTOR.

6.3.4 Speed

The tug boat shall be capable of cruising at economical speed of 12 KTS (minimum)
without a tow. During tow, the tug boat shall be capable of towing the
transportation/launch barge at a speed of 5 knots in sea conditions of up to 5 feet
seas.

6.3.5 Range

The tug boat shall be able to maintain a continuous tow from loadout location to work
site.

6.3.6 Size Relative to Load

Calculations shall be forwarded to COMPANY for approval showing that the size of the
tug boat is adequate to carry out the tow.

The calculations take the possible weather condition and the various sea states into
account; and if e.g. towing in the typhoon season CONTRACTOR should consider
maximum wind speeds. It must be shown that a minimum speed of 5 knots can be
maintained during moderate weather/sea condition. Tandem tows (one tug boat
towing two or more Barges) are not permitted for the transportation of any project
materials unless explicitly permitted by the COMPANY in writing.

Vessel shall have a minimum 40 MT Continuous Bollard Pull. Certificate of latest


bollard pull test must be provided. Bollard Pull test certificate must not be more than
3 years old. Calculations shall be forwarded to COMPANY for approval showing the
capability is adequate to carry out the tow and taking into considerations the possible
weather and sea conditions. Tandem tows are not permitted.

6.3.7 Bow Thruster

Vessel shall have a bowthruster of minimum 3.0 MT lateral thrust capacity at


continuous rating.

6.3.8 Potable Water Storage

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Sufficient storage for a minimum of 31 days.

6.3.9 Clear Deck Space

Minimum clear deck space 100m².

6.4 Communications and Navigation

6.4.1 Communication Equipment

The tug boat shall be fitted with radio equipment as specified below. These shall be
capable of ship to ship and ship to shore two way communication. The following radios
are to be provided onboard:

a.) Communications Equipment to be provided by CONTRACTOR


b.) HF-Back-up System
c.) International marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver
d.) Walkie Talkie

6.4.1.1 Communications Equipment to be provided by CONTRACTOR

The CONTRACTOR shall supply the mandatory communication equipment required by


SOLAS/IMO for the registration class of and country of origins of the
supply/crew/tug/anchor handler/standby boat involved. This will either include or be
additional to the equipment specified below:-

6.4.1.2 HF-Back-up System

1 set of HF single side-band transceiver with 10 channels completely wired up for half
duplex on USB operations, 125 watts PEP and AM mode for 2182 KHz only,
microphone, including antenna coupler, whip antenna control and coaxial cables. Unit
to be program to operate on the following frequencies:-

Channel Transmit (KHz) Receive (KHz)


1 2182.00 2182.00
2 3882.50 3222.50
3 3838.50 3382.50
4 3782.50 3193.50
5 4028.50 4028.50
6 4393.10 4393.10
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7 4400.00 (LSB) 4400.00 (LSB)
8 4512.60 4512.00
9 4613.00 4613.00
10 5468.00 4568.00

6.4.1.3 International marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver

1 set International Marine VHF Hague Plan transceiver. The radio is to be equipped
with or guard receiver on channel 16. Transmitter RF output power 25 watts/2 watts
selectable. Unit to be crystallized on the following VHF Maritime Hague Plan channels:-

6, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 70, 72, 73.

6.4.1.4 Walkie Talkie

The vessel shall have three (3) sets of walkie-talkies with multichannel facilities and
compatible with the working channels of the construction vessel.

6.4.1.5 General

The COMPANY representative or its appointed delegate shall have access to the radio
facilities.

Equipment provided by the CONTRACTOR are to be installed, commissioned and


maintained by the CONTRACTOR. Inspection and acceptance tests of the complete
system shall be performed by COMPANY. CONTRACTOR supplied equipment must be
type approved by Jabatan Telekom Malaysia. CONTRACTOR is responsible for
arranging licenses with JTM as necessary.

6.4.2 Navigational Aids.

In addition to the standard navigation lights required, the following navigation


equipment shall be provided to allow safe passage through and in between fields:-

Search Lights Min. 2 X 1500 watts, capable of 360º rotation c/w beam width
variation facility, search lights shall be fitted on top of the
wheelhouse and controlled from maneuvering stands (forward and
aft stands) inside wheelhouse).
Radars 2 X independently operated radars. Minimum range of 48 n.m. At
least one (1) radar to be of 3cm type c/w reflection plotter facility.
Gyro compass 1 gyro compass plus at least one (1) repeater c/w azimuth mirror. 1 X
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repeater shall be fitted for aft maneuvering station.
Magnetic 1 wheelhouse top type magnetic compass with reflector in front of
compass maneuvering stand in the wheelhouse.
Automatic 1 autopilot compatible with gyro compass.
pilot
Echo sunder 1 echo sounder with a repeater at the aft maneuvering stand.
Satellite navigator
Radio direction finder
Additional 1 unit Sextant
Equipment: 1 unit Chronometer
1 unit Aldis Lamp c/w portable battery in a box
1 complete set of signal flags
1 unit Barometer
1 unit Thermometer
1 unit Anemometer
1 unit binocular
Books and Instrument manual.

6.5 Mooring and Towing Arrangement

6.5.1 Mooring System

A two point mooring system is optionally required to allow safe mooring along the
COMPANY platforms when assisting with project work.

All polypropylene mooring lines required for cargo Barge handling and vessel own
mooring alongside the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge, are to be carried and
maintained on board, including spares.

6.5.2 Towing Winches and Gear

The tug boat shall have the following winch and accessories:

Towing Winch: Fitted with heavy duty towing drum to have capacity for 1000m x 2
¼-inch diameter towing wire, complete with spooling gears.
Minimum pull capacity : 100 M ton
Minimum brake capacity : 150 M ton
Note: Winch Pull Capacity requirement above means capacity at
1st layer.
Drum Capacity:
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Towing Gear: 1 x 3" recessed hinged go-line shackle (gob-eye).
1 x 125m x 2' diameter steel wire pennant.
2 x 62m x 2" diameter steel wire pennant .
2 x 25m x 15" circumference double nylon springs .
2 x 18m x2 1/4" diameter wires.
2 x 9m x 2 1/4 " diameter wires.
2 x 700m x 2 1/4" dia. towing wire complete with gold nose wire
terminations
3 x 60m x 1½" dia. "cobra" gob lines (The spare towing wire shall
be new)
Miscellaneous Sufficient quantities of towing chain wire protectors, towing
Equipment saddles and various towing shackles shall be provided.

6.5.3 Wire Stoppers

The tug boat must be fitted with a remotely operated wire securing device such as
Triple Shark Jaw, or equivalent. Minimum capacity 100 tons static load for wire size 1
1/4'-3" and chain size 2" to 3 1/4"

Pelican hooks shall not be used.

6.5.4 Stern Control

Both the tug boat and the towing winch control will be from an aft facing console at
the rear of the wheelhouse in addition to the normal bridge mounted control. “Full
sight" operation of the stern deck to be available.

6.5.5 Capstan / Tugger Winch

At least two (variable speed) capstans at each side of aft deck and two tugger winches
each with minimum line pulls 5 tonnes at 10 meters/minute with an emergency stop
from the wheelhouse.

6.5.6 Stern Rollers SWL

Minimum SWL for stern roller is 100 MT of minimum dimension: 1.5 meters diameter
and 4.0 meters length

6.5.7 Towing Pins

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One set of retractable towing pins with horizontal locking tops. Minimum SWL 100
MT.

6.6 Manning

The tug boat crew shall as a minimum comprise:

1 Master 1 Chief Engineer 1 Bosun


1 Chief Officer 1 second Engineer 3 General Purpose Seamen
1 second Officer 1 cook

The Master shall have 5 years’ experience in towing operations and in possession of a
Master foreign-going certificate of competency (or equivalent) which shall not be
Liberian or Panama origin. The chief officer shall have 2 years of equivalent
experience.

Age limit for senior officers (Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer and 2nd Engineer) is
60 years old.

Age limit for crew is 55 years old

Tour of duty: Maximum duty on board shall be accordance with COMPANY


SPECIFICATIONS.

6.6.1 Safety/Medical Training:

All crew must undergo medical examination and safety training (Owner’s expense) at
Company’s approved training institutions before commencement of charter. Minimum
safety training requirement:

a.) Sea Survival – All crew. Validity 4 years;


b.) First Aid Course – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity 2 years;
c.) Basic Fire Fighting – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity – 3 years;
d.) Rigging and Slinging – All deck crew except Master;
e.) Food Handling course – Cook must attend this course.
f.) Cook’s Health Medical Examination: Once yearly checkup.
g.) Designated First Aider (At least 1 crew) – Validity 2 years.

NOTE: For items (a), (b) and (c), the Company also accepts equivalent STCW, 95
modular courses but subject to above validity periods.

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6.7 Safety

6.7.1 Lifesaving

All lifesaving appliances to comply with SOLAS 1974/83 and amendments where
applicable in addition to national regulations.

Life -rafts At least two (2) inflatable life rafts of approved marine type with
manual and automatic hydrostatic release capable of carrying at least
200 % of the registered crew and passenger allowance
Life Jackets One (1) life jacket for each crew member and passenger allowance
plus at least six (6) spare.
Work Vests Work vests are to be available for transfer of personnel to and from
the Supply Boat. Work vests shall be of COMPANY approved type

Life-buoys Minimum eight (8) lifebuoys complying with SOLAS requirements.


Line Throwing Minimum 4 sets complying with SOLAS requirements.
Apparatus
Retro To be fitted on all lifesaving appliances as contained in Merchant
Reflective Shipping Notice No. M 1056.
Tapes

6.7.2 Emergency Lighting

To be provided at essential locations, wheelhouse, engine room, alleyways, life raft


launching areas etc.

6.7.3 Scrambling Nets

One (1) on each side of aft open deck area, to be rolled up when not in use.

6.7.4 Boat Hooks

Two (2) boat hooks c/w approx. 8ft handle.

6.7.5 Work Boat /Rescue Boat

One (1) zodiac type semi-rigid dinghy complete with 25 hp outboard engine and
capable of carrying at least 6 persons shall be provided. Proper and efficient securing
and quick launching and recovery facilities for this workboat shall be fitted onboard
the vessel.
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Davit or crane which handles the rescue craft must be duly certified by reputable
surveyor

6.7.6 CO2 Smothering System

In additional to the requirement of classification society the vessel's engine room(s)


shall be fitted with a CO2 Smothering System. The use of Halon is strictly prohibited

6.7.7 Fireman Outfit

At least one (1) set of firemen outfit complete with lifeline, fireaxe, suit boots, hat,
gloves and flash light shall be provided onboard. at all times.

6.7.8 Personal Protective Equipment.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide all its employees with adequate protective clothing
and equipment as detailed in Clause K of Part 5.

6.8 Medical

The following medical equipment shall be kept on board at all times.

Splints: Six (6) sets airsplints


Stretcher: At least one (1) paraguard rescue stretcher MK. 3 c/w carrying case
and 4 points lifting sling.
Oxygen One (1) oxygen resuscitator set c/w oxygen cylinder in carrying case
Resuscitator: plus two spare oxygen cylinders. Approved type must have the
minimum 3 functions i.e, auto resus., direct flow and also able to
function as a suction.
First Aid Kit: At least two (2) 25 men first aid kits the contents of which shall
conform to the medical scales as stated in the Malaysian Shipping
Ordinance.
Antiseptic 10 litres of Aqua Centrimide (Savalon) 1 % for cleaning skin/antiseptic
Lotion: lotion to be in a sealed locker.
Breathing At least one (1) set of breathing apparatus with two spare
Apparatus: compressed air bottles.
Automatic 1 unit Automatic External Defribillator. Approved type “Laerdal
External Hearstart 2” or equivalent.
Defribillator
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7.0 PROVISION OF A DIVING SUPPORT VESSEL

7.1 Standards/ Guidelines/ Codes/ Laws and Regulations

The Vessel owner/ operator and the company providing the Diving and ROV
services shall comply with the IMCA Guidelines and Codes.

The vessel shall undergo OSVIS prior to mobilization

The vessel shall be Malaysian registered or possess a Domestic Shipping License to


operate in Malaysia waters.

The Dynamically Positioned Diving Support Vessel (DPDSV) shall comply with the
requirements in the SPECIFICATIONS. These include but are not limited to:

7.1.1 Vessel

- IMCA M 149 – Common Marine Inspection Document


- IMO MSC/ Circular 645 Guidelines for vessels with Dynamic Positioning
- IMCA M 103 – Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Dynamically Positioned
Vessels
- IMCA M 166 – Guidance on Failure Modes & Effect Analysis
- IMCA M 178 - FMEA Management guide
- IMO Guidelines applicable to this Class of vessel

7.1.2 Diving Systems

- IMCA D 024 - Diving Equipment Systems Inspection Note (DESIGN) for Saturation
Diving Systems (Bell)
- IMCA D 023-Diving Equipment Systems Inspection Note (DESIGN) for Surface
Orientated Systems (Air).
- FMEA or a HAZOP to systematically review and analyze the Diving Systems and its
sub systems to evaluate the consequences of single point failures and the
required remedial actions to ensure there is no safety hazard in normal and in
single point failure conditions.
- Code of Safety for Diving Systems, 1995, IMO Resolution A.831(19)
- Guidelines and Specifications for Hyperbaric Evacuation Systems, IMO Resolution
A.692(17)
- IMCA D 04/06 Proposed DNV recommended practice on hyperbaric evacuation
- IMCA R 006 Standard ROV Audit Document

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7.1.3 Laws And Regulations

- International Maritime Laws and Regulations


- Flag state Laws and Regulations
- Other countries Laws and Regulations where the vessel may be required to
operate

7.2 Classification/ Certification

7.2.1 Classification

The following shall be classed by a Classification Society approved by COMPANY:

- The Vessel and helideck (if fitted)


- The permanently installed (over 12 months) or built-in Saturation Diving System
and Surface Orientated Diving System and Diving Gas storage.
- The Dynamically Positioning System minimum as IMO equipment Class 2 or the
equivalent Classification Society class notation.

7.2.2 Certification

The vessel main crane shall as minimum be certified as manrated and certified for
offshore and underwater/subsea use by a Classification Society approved by
COMPANY

7.3 Requirements DP Diving and ROV Support Vessel

7.3.1 General

The vessel will be used as a diving support vessel and for ROV operations and shall be
suitable for operation in particular offshore Peninsular Malaysia and East. The
operating water depth offshore ranges from 15-2000 meters. Diving is normally not
carried out deeper than 200 meters.

In addition to Surface Orientated- and Saturation diving the vessel lay-out shall be
such that an Inspection ROV and Work-class ROV or two Work-class ROVs can be
installed and such that Saturation diving, Surface Orientated diving and ROV
operations can be carried out concurrently.

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A minimum of one emergency diesel driven generator shall be available located away
from other machinery.

7.3.2 Age of the vessel

The vessel shall not be older than 15 years (from date of original build) on date of
CONTRACT AWARD.

7.3.3 ISM Accreditation

The Vessel shall be ISM accredited.

7.3.4 Dynamically Positioning (DP) System

7.3.4.1 FMEA

A detailed Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and FMEA proving trials shall have
been carried out. These shall be updated when any changes to the DP system take
place. The FMEA is considered to be a “Living” document

See also IMO MSC/ Circular 645, IMCA M 166 and IMCA M 178

7.3.4.2 DP Annual and Periodical Surveys and Trials

Annual and Periodical Surveys and Trials shall have been carried out.
See also IMO MSC/ Circular 645 and IMCA M 139

7.3.4.3 DP Capability plot

An up to date DP Capability plot shall be on the vessel.


See also IMCA M 140

7.3.5 Documentation

The documentation on board a dynamically positioned vessel shall as a minimum


comply with IMCA M 109

7.3.6 FSVAD

The vessel shall have a Flag State Verification and Acceptance Document (FSVAD) as
per IMO MSC/ Circular 645 Guidelines for vessels with Dynamic Positioning
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7.3.7 Position Reference systems/ Auto tracking

The vessel shall be fitted as a minimum with the following position reference systems:
- 2 Tautwires
- 2 DGNSS
- 1 Fan beam or equivalent
- 2 HPR of which one is a HIPAP which can also be used for survey work, tracking
divers and ROVs.

The vessel shall be capable of using a minimum of three independent Position


Reference systems on line at anyone time, including when working alongside
platforms/ rigs and barges with port or starboard alongside.
Any two reference systems of the same type shall only be considered as one position
reference system when operating in DP mode.

The DP system shall be fitted with auto tracking and follow sub mode facilities for
survey and Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) operations.

7.3.8 DP Station-keeping Ability (in diving mode)

When operating with divers deployed the vessel will be required to operate within the
worst case failure condition. In these circumstances the vessel capability to maintain
position shall be not less than the environmental conditions of 20 knots of wind and 1
knot of current co-incidental on the beam of the vessel.

7.3.9 Motion Characteristics

The vessel shall be fitted with stabilization tanks. The vessel shall be capable of
carrying out all work, including ROV and Saturation Diving operations, safely in up to
4m significant wave height.

7.3.10 Principal Particulars

The DP Vessel shall as a minimum meet the following:


- Length Waterline 80 m
- Beam 18 m
- Molded Depth 7m
- Draft 5m

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7.3.11 Performance

Transit Speed - minimum 10 knots


Fuel consumption transit - 15 m3 per 24 hours maximum in fair weather
DP2 usage - 10 m3 per 24 hours maximum in fair weather

7.3.12 Water Makers

The vessel shall be equipped with water maker(s) capable of producing minimum 25
tonnes of potable water per day. Vessel day-rate will be discounted by 10% in
unavailability or breakdown of Water maker. All fresh water tanks are to be cleaned;
coated with non-toxic paint and fresh water supply taps free from rust and yellowish
color.

7.3.13 Fuel/ Freshwater Capacity

Fuel/ Fresh water capacity shall be minimum 35 days to remain at sea without
bunkering.

7.3.14 Deck/ deck space/ deck loading

A clear working deck space of minimum 700m2 on the maindeck shall be available
after installation of the Surface Orientated and Saturation Diving Systems, Cranes, 2
ROV Systems and Diving gas.

The deckload shall not be less than 5 tons/m2 on the main deck. Should there be a
deck above the saturation diving equipment the deck load shall be minimum 2
tons/m2. This deck shall be utilized for gas storage, rigging materials and the like.

The decks shall include means to allow simple and safe securing of diving gasses,
project materials etc., such as racks, container locks etc. thereby minimizing welding
onto the decks.

The bulwarks shall be modular for easy removal in areas where ad-hoc underwater
equipment or underwater lifts are normally deployed

Water hydrants, work air, 440 V 3-Phase electrical supplies shall be at various places
on deck

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7.3.15 Cranes

7.3.15.1 Main crane:

1 main crane capable of hoisting and lowering minimum 50 tons at 10 meters reach in
1.5 m significant waveheight and which is active heave compensated, manrated and
capable to support diving operations in water depth of minimum 200 meters and ROV
operations in water depth of minimum 1500m.

The main crane shall be fitted with a whipline with high speed hoisting and lowering
capability.

The crane shall be certified manrated and rated for underwater/subsea operation;
certified for offshore use by a Classification Society approved by COMPANY

7.3.15.2 Auxiliary deck crane:

1 auxiliary crane capable of hoisting and lowering minimum 5 tons at 20 meters in 2.5
meters significant waveheight, which is fitted with a high speed winch and capable to
support diving and ROV operations in waterdepth of minimum 200 meters

The crane shall be and certified for offshore use by a Classification Society approved by
COMPANY.

7.3.16 Diving Moonpool

For vessel fitted with an aerated moonpool, guideframe suitable for launching and
recovery of the diving bell shall be provided.

7.3.17 Personnel transfer/ Boat landing

A safe recessed boat landing area or equivalent extending from 1.5m above the water
line with 2 separate landings to accommodate vessels of different free board height
shall be provided to allow safe transfer from other vessels to and from the Vessel. This
shall include a designated Rescue Zone, swing ropes and an overhead beam.

Boatlandings shall be provided on both Starboard and Port side of the Vessel.

The floor of the boatlanding shall be non-slip type.

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Swing ropes provided shall be in accordance to COMPANY standards. Swing ropes and
associated pad eyes shall be certified by third party and color coded in line with
COMPANY color coding for lifting gears.

Suitable fendering in these areas shall be provided.

Suitable lighting shall be provided.

7.3.18 Vessel Power supply

The vessel shall provide primary and secondary electrical power supply for the diving,
ROV(s), equipment and services. The emergency source of power shall be a self-
contained independent source of power. When this power supply is provided it shall
not affect the Station keeping performance of the vessel when operating on DP, when
steaming or on any other services on the vessel.

The electrical power provided shall be clean stable power.

Note: Care must be taken that power cables are separated and well clear of oxygen or
gas lines with oxygen compositions greater than 25%

7.3.19 Communication

7.3.19.1 Vessel-to-shore communications/ in field communication

A satellite based system shall be provided incorporating voice, e-mail and fax facilities,
which is not or hardly effected by weather, capable of providing e-mail of minimum
5.0 Mbps and to allow all specified telephone lines to operate simultaneously.

Dedicated telephone lines/ telephones with international calling capabilities shall as a


minimum be fitted in the Clients office, bridge, radio room, and Reporting office,
medic/ hospital facility and at least one dedicated line for use by the vessel personnel.

Email facilities shall be available on the vessel for Client, Diving, ROV and Vessel
personnel.
A back-up satellite based system shall be provided in case the main satellite based
system is out of order.

A Single Side Band (SSB) with standard frequencies.

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- Minimum 2VHF Radios, of which one in the Clients office.

Fax machines, of which one in the Clients office.

7.3.19.2 On board vessel communication

1 sets of 6 pcs. Walkie Talkie (Intrinsically Safe Type) c/w Chargers and Holders, of
which one is to be allocated for the COMPANY Offshore Representative.

An internal telephone system shall be fitted throughout the vessel.

A P.A. system with talk back shall be installed throughout the Vessel with main control
at the radio room and vessel bridge.

Loudspeaker facility shall be available to the main deck. The vessel’s internal
telephone system shall be capable of direct linkage into the vessel’s P.A. system.

Dedicated communications and back-up between bridge/ dive control, ROV control,
cranes, deck operations etc., shall be provided in accordance with IMCA guidelines.

7.3.20 Accommodation/ Offices/Meeting Rooms/ Stores/ Work shops


7.3.20.1 Accommodation

Accommodation facilities shall be adequate for the intended WORKS. Accommodation


shall be of a permanent type. Porta cabins are not acceptable.

Accommodation shall be available for minimum 90 persons.

There shall be two (2) single cabins and two (2) double berth cabin reserved for
COMPANY use. The COMPANY Offshore Representative cabins shall be equipped with
a table, chairs, a refrigerator c/w/ soft drinks and fresh fruits, minimum 29” flatscreen
TV and video player/ DVD, and private toilet/ bathroom facilities.

The vessel shall be fully air-conditioned capable of maintaining a comfortable


environment in all accommodation facilities and in-built diving facilities in tropical and
temperate climates i.e. Asia and New Zealand.

Full catering, quartering and valet services are to be provided on HALAL basis. Drinks
shall be available at all times. For 24 hours operations, sufficient meals including three
main and three lightmeals/ day shall be served based on two (2) shifts.

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In addition full hot meals shall be provided to the saturation diving crew on an ad-hoc
basis.

Laundry facilities with same day laundry services is to be provided for all intended
personnel.

At least One (1) mess room to be provided and installed with all amenities which
include coffee making facilities, juice fountains, ice cream machine, toasters,
refrigerator etc to cater for at least 50% of the crew at one sitting.

1 x 2 berth sick bay to be provided fitted with an examination table, medicine locker
complete with the standard medical supplies and toilet/ bathroom facilities.

1 Quarantine cabin to be provided for two persons with toilet/ bathroom facilities and
fitted with an airconditioning system, which is separate from the vessel airconditioning
system.

A surau with a portable compass fitted and praying mats shall be available.

Galley to be well equipped and operate with a HALAL system, capable of serving both
Asian and Western dishes.

A Changing room shall be provided for personnel working on deck and the engine
room to change and store their working cloth.

2 x recreation rooms fitted as a minimum with Satellite TV, 42” LCD TV, Home Theatre
System, radio and DVD player, shall be provided for maximum 20 people.

A minimum of one (1) individual smoking room shall be provided. This shall be totally
independent of the accommodation / hospital / bridge complex air conditioning
system.

A Gymnasium come with latest machines but “no free” weight systems, which are safe
to be used at sea, shall be provided. This area to be monitored by CCTV from the
bridge.

7.3.20.2 Offices/ Meeting room

There shall be office space provided which shall as a minimum be fitted with facilities
such as telephones, alarms, Email, storage space, desks, chairs, computers, laser

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colour printers, photocopiers, printing and photocopy paper, fax, monitors (for diving
and ROVs), fridge etc.
Office space and facilities shall as a minimum be provided as follows:

- COMPANY Offshore Representative office suitable for 3 persons


- Diving and ROV contractor separate office
- Reporting and Survey office suitable for 6 persons
- Deck office

As a minimum the COMPANY Representative and the Reporting office shall be fitted
with min. 17” LCD monitors showing all worksites above and underwater and a min.
17” LCD monitor showing the vessel position.

The Reporting office shall also be equipped with a scanner, filing cabinets, video
editing/ grabbing facilities and other equipment required to support the full reports
team and for making inspection reports.

In addition a conference room for project meetings equipped with LCD projector +
screen for presentations, conference phone and Email connection shall be provided.

7.3.20.3 Workshops/ Stores

Clean and dirty workshops shall be provided for maintenance and repair of equipment.

A lockable store shall be provided for project materials.

7.3.21 Soft CFC Refrigerant

Soft CFC Refrigerant shall be used. These include the following appliance on board:

- Central air condition system.


- Fridge, water Fountain chiller, ice cube maker, drink dispenser, ice cream maker,
cold room, chiller room, freezer etc.

7.3.22 Environmental

The vessel shall be provided with equipment for storage and transport of various types
of waste, including but not limited to, solid waste segregation and waste liquid/ oils
storage.

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The vessel shall be fitted with an oily water separator, oily water tank and a sewage
holding tank.

7.3.23 Fire Fighting and Detection System

The Fire Fighting and Detection System shall comply with the requirements of a
Classification society approved by COMPANY and shall include but not be limited to:

- Fire Water Pumps


- Automatic Fire Alarm and Detection Systems
- Fire Extinguishers of various types with valid inspection tags.

At least two (2) fire control plans permanently exhibited at every deck level for the
guidance of the crew shall be provided.

7.3.24 Engine Room and Stores Fire Protection

The engine room, paint and thinner stores shall be provided with a permanently
installed automatic CO2 Fire Protection System, with pre-discharge audio and visual
alarms.

The flooding system shall have means for remote and manual activation.

7.3.25 Life Saving Appliances and Equipment

Life saving equipment shall be installed according to the latest SOLAS amendment,
International and National laws and Classification Society guidelines.

Liferafts, min. 200% coverage of the total max. POB, shall be installed such that not to
limit the Vessel's flexibility to moor either port side or starboard side against the
platform or make unsafe for other vessel to manoeuvre alongside the vessel.

Life Jackets shall be 200% coverage of the total max. POB. Each person shall be
provided with a life jacket stowed in his accommodation.

Adequate number of lifebuoys complete with lifeline.

Muster list shall be posted on doors in each of the cabins and at other strategic
locations of the accommodation.

The Safety and Control Plans are to be posted at all prominent parts of the vessel.
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Sufficient numbers of life vests shall be provided. A minimum of 100% life vests
coverage of total maximum POB shall be provided at respective mustering stations.
• First Aid Box.
• Breathing Apparatus Set.
• Oxygen Resuscitator
All liferafts, life jackets and lifebuoys shall be fitted with retro-reflective materials.

7.3.26 Rescue craft

A rescue craft with a trained crew shall be provided. It shall be kept in a state of
complete readiness at all times. It shall be a rigid hull (aluminium or GRE) inflatable
type of workboat or equivalent with minimum a 25 hp engine and a spare engine with
its own fuel supply, capable of accommodating 6 men. It shall be capable of a
minimum cruising speed of 15 knots in fair weather.

The rescue craft shall be complete with a launching system capable of allowing the
boat to be launched and recovered in all sea states in which diving operations may be
conducted.

The boat shall have shrouded propellers.

At least the following items of equipment shall be held on board when it is deployed:

- Portable VHF radio transceiver


- Paddles
- A bright light (or strobe) when deployed at night
- First-aid equipment
- Magnetic compass
- Flares
- An emergency tool kit
- Spare fuel
- Foot–pump (where applicable)
- Anchor and warp

7.4 Diving and ROV Systems

7.4.1 General

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The layout of the equipment shall be such that surface orientated and saturation diving
can be carried out concurrently. In addition the ROVs shall be able to work
simultaneously during diving operations.

7.4.2 Work platform and Work/ Tool basket

To support the underwater operations a work platform shall be provided with A-frame,
winches, work/ tool basket for tool deployment, power sheaves to deploy grit hoses,
underwater burning gear, airlifts and dredging equipment, downlines, hydraulic hoses
etc.

Winches to be fitted with suitable size wire. No soft line to be utilized.

7.4.3 General requirements permanently installed Surface Supplied Diving System

The Surface supplied Diving System shall comply with the requirements in Surface
supplied Diving Systems. Dive Control shall be installed next to the Saturation/ Dive
Control room.

7.4.4 General requirements permanently installed Saturation Diving System

The Saturation diving system shall as a minimum be permanently installed in a climate


controlled enclosed area on the deck of the vessel. Underdecks installed DDC’s and life
support equipment is preferred.

The Saturation Diving System shall be capable of providing a minimum of 9 (nine) men
continuous saturation diving operation and rated to minimum 200 MSW.

The system shall comprise of minimum two (2) double lock Deck Decompression
Chambers (DDC) allowing divers to be stored and work at two different depth, transfer-
shower-, sanitary facilities, a three (3) men diving bell to support three (3) divers in
water simultaneously and a Self-Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat (SPHL). In addition there
shall be facilities, which allow independent from the two double lock DDC’s,
decompression/ compression of minimum 3 divers for e.g. crew change. The SPHL
shall not be installed on the side of the vessel normally used to go alongside offshore
platforms.

All associated equipment is to be provided including, Life Support Machinery/


Equipment, Saturation/ Dive Control, diving bell launching system, diving bell umbilical
and winch, diving bell lift-wire winch complete with pressure lubrication system, guide
wire system, secondary recovery and man-rated winches, environmental control, hot

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water units, gas distribution system, gas storage and compressors/ transfer pumps and
audible and visual communications.

The System shall be fitted with high-speed winches in order to achieve fast diving bell
turn around

The System shall include all tools, spares, materials, and manuals required to service,
maintain and repair the system as well as all normal hand tools, equipment, diver
downlines, work/ tool baskets etc. used in diving operations.

The Saturation Diving System shall cause no safety hazard in normal and in single fault
condition.

7.4.5 3-man diving bell

The diving bell shall have a minimum volume of 4.5 cu. meters and fitted with all
necessary fittings and equipment necessary for safe diving operations.

7.4.6 DDC Complex

The DDC shall have an internal diameter of not less than two (2) meters, fitted with
necessary fittings and equipment, complimented with transfer under pressure
chambers for diving bell, hyperbaric evacuation and sanitary/ shower facilities.

The DDC’s shall have an internal diameter of not less than two (2) meters, fitted with
necessary fittings and equipment including specialized penetrators for medical usage
i.e. pulse, pressure monitoring and other such specialized equipment as described
below.

The three (3) person chamber shall be the designated medical support chamber and
shall comply with all DMAC requirements.

7.4.7 Medical Support Equipment Specifications for Hyperbaric Rescue Facility (HRF)

If required to be provided based on the Risk Assessment conducted for the WORKS
intended to be performed, CONTRACTOR shall made available or engaged the HRF
provider during the diving operation.

The Hyperbaric Rescue Facility is expected to be able to support injured / ill divers
while in operation. The range of injuries includes decompression illness, arterial gas
embolism, physical trauma and smoke inhalation. There is a likelihood of multiple
injuries, with up to one person needing intensive care while being under pressure. In

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such instances there will be a need to monitor and support such patients under
hyperbaric conditions.

The equipment needed shall be able to withstand the hyperbaric environment whilst
remaining its accuracy, and shall not be a fire hazard in the hyperbaric environment.
These equipment are available off the shelf, but its installation requires expertise and
consideration should be given early at the design stage. At present there are three (3)
multiplace chambers in Malaysia that have been successfully installed with such
equipment.

7.4.7.1 Components

The medical support equipment shall consist of:

i. 1 x hyperbaric patient monitor


ii. 1 x hyperbaric patient ventilator
iii. 2 x hyperbaric syringe pump
iv. 1 x suction device.

7.4.7.2 Hyperbaric Patient Monitor

Safety and Functionality. A patient monitor capable of operating in hyperbaric environment


shall be provided, with the following safety and functionality criteria:

i. It shall be able to function at least at 5 bar or 6 ATA (Atmosphere Absolute).


ii. It shall not be a fire hazard while being operated under hyperbaric
environment.
iii. Monitor. LCD monitor placed outside the pressure hull, cabled via a through-
hull penetration.
iv. Parameters:
• Non-Invasive Blood Pressure (NIBP)
• Oxygen saturation (SpO2)
• Electrocardiogram (ECG)
• Respiratory Rate

Individual clinical measurement modules to be fitted inside the pressure hull, via a
Flexible Module Server. Modules are to be interchangeable and to have the option of
expanding for new parameters.

7.4.7.3 Hyperbaric Lung Ventilator

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A hyperbaric lung ventilator shall be provided for patient respiratory support, with the
following safety and functionality criteria:

i) It shall be able to function at least at 5 bar or 6 ATA (Atmosphere Absolute) and


compensate for changes in pressure.
j) It shall not be a fire hazard while being operated under hyperbaric environment.
k) Whole of ventilator operated from within the hyperbaric chamber.
l) Capable of gas switching - selection of Air / 100% oxygen, using a simple switch /
button.
m) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) compatible.

7.4.7.4 Technical Parameters:

i. Time-cycle and volume constant with varying ambient pressure (1 ATA – 2.8
ATA).
ii. IPPV, SIMV modes.
iii. Pressure limit - adjustable over wide range to safely cope with all patients -
does not cut off inspiration.
iv. High inflation pressure alarm - clear sounding over full range of pressure relief.
v. CMV/Demand (SMMV) feature:
• PEEP facility.
• Inlet pressure min. 8.5 bar absolute pressure.
• Gas flow: Min. 400 l/min.
• Tidal volume 40 to 1500 ml.
• Frequency 6 to 60 bpm.
• I:E ratio from 1 : 0.5 to 1: 3.0
• Pmax 10 to 60 mbar.

7.4.7.5 Hyperbaric Syringe Pump

A hyperbaric syringe pump shall be provided for infusion of intravenous medications,


with the following safety and functionality criteria:

i. Able to function at least at 5 bar or 6 ATA (Atmosphere Absolute) and


compensate for changes in pressure.
ii. Shall not be a fire hazard while being operated under hyperbaric environment.
iii. Whole of the syringe pump operated from within the hyperbaric chamber.
iv. Shall be powered by either a rechargeable battery pack or alkaline batteries
while in operation within the hyperbaric chamber.

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7.4.7.6 Technical Parameters:

i. Power options include: rechargeable battery pack, AA Alkaline batteries, mains.


ii. Battery operating time >60 h at <10 ml/hr.
iii. Rate Range 0.01 to 200 ml/hr.
iv. Bolus Rate Range 1-1200 ml/hr.
v. Accuracy ± 0.2% (excluding syringe tolerances).
vi. Syringe pump alarms shall be activated when: Syringe not properly loaded,
Dosage Discrepancy > 0.01 ml, Occlusion, End of Infusion, Syringe Empty,
Battery/Battery pack discharge.

7.4.7.7 Suction Device

A medical suction device shall be provided for patient support, using the chamber’s
pressure gradient. Electrical suction devices (including battery operated) are not
suitable.

7.5 Saturation/ Dive control room

The system shall have an air-conditioned, sealed, control room with dedicated hard-
wire talk-back communications between the diving supervisor and all key life support,
diving and diving machinery areas, bridge, crane cab(s), and the Air dive control and
ROV control (if present). In addition if ROV / Air diving operations take place during
saturation diving operations the Diving Supervisor shall also be supplied with a
repeater monitor showing the same picture seen by the ROV pilot and Air diving
Supervisor.

Vessel and DP alarms shall also be fitted in the control room.

There shall be sufficient desk space in the control room for the diving supervisor and at
least one Data Recorder and the COMPANY Offshore Representative, and sufficient
shelving for video monitor(s), audio and video recorders, and inspection instruments.
The room shall also have space for a monitor interfaced with the survey system to
provide the vessel position in relation to any nearby structures or sub-surface
features/facilities and any other underwater equipment (e.g. ROV, subsea trees).

7.5.1 Diving bell launching and recovery system

The system shall be designed to allow safe launching and recovery of the diving bell in
up to 3 meters significant wave height.

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7.5.2 Diver Excursion

Means such as a hoop deployed from a manrated crane or an extendable walkway,


shall be available to allow diver(s) to work safely 20 meters from the side of the vessel
to a depth of 15 meters. This is in order to be able to carry out work on all locations on
the COMPANY platforms.

7.5.3 Self-propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat and Reception facilities

A Self Propelled Hyperbaric SOLAS and Classification Society approved Lifeboat shall be
provided, capable of evacuating the maximum number of divers that the dive spread is
capable of accommodating fitted with a SOLAS and Classification Society approved
launching system.

On board Life support facilities shall be capable of sustaining the occupants for a
minimum 72 hours and with sufficient fuel to allow for steaming at 6 knots in good
weather conditions for 72 hours.

The time from the moment the last diver enters the lifeboat until the lifeboat is 100
meters away from the diving work-site, shall not exceed 15 minutes.

The total period between notification of evacuation with divers in a chamber complex,
and until the hyperbaric lifeboat is 100 meters away from the diving platform, should
not exceed 30 minutes. This includes the time required to bring the system to a
pressure enabling transfer of all divers into the hyperbaric lifeboat.

The Self Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat (SPHL) shall be fitted on the opposite side of the
vessel from where normally Surface Orientated diving operations are carried out.

The SPHL shall as minimum be fitted with:

• Individual chairs with safety harnesses for each diver.


• A medical lock
• A Toilet
• A towing wire
• A single point lifts arrangement and pennant wire.
• An entrance locks into the DDC in the SPHL in addition to the entrance for the
divers from the Saturation complex.
• Umbilical to connect the Lock on facility to the SPHL
• Emergency Life Support Package:

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• An Emergency Life Support Package (LSP), facilitating external supply, monitoring
and control of the SPHL pressure chamber shall be available and ready for use at
any time at a convenient location,
• Compatibility between the LSP and the receiving panel on the SPHL shall be
verified through physical testing of all functions
• A Hyperbaric Reception Facility

For all saturation diving operations, a Hyperbaric Evacuation System (HES) and a
Hyperbaric Rescue Facility/Life Support Package (HRF/LSP) shall be provided that is
capable of evacuating the maximum number of divers that the dive spread is capable
of accommodating in the event of vessel evacuation.

7.5.4 Diving bell rescue

The system shall include facilities/ materials required for a bell rescue.

7.5.5 Environmental Control System

The system shall comprise minimum of three (3) independent units. In addition, two
(2) gas transfer pumps shall be available to transfer bulk supplied oxygen, helium or
mixed gases and to pump down small amount of gases left in storage cylinders.

7.5.6 Diving Gas Reclamation System

The CONTRACTOR shall supply a complete Helium diving gas reclamation system. The
system shall be capable of reclaiming 95% the gas in the DDC’s in addition to 80% for
the diver's gas.

7.5.7 Gas Storage Facility

Gas Storage facility shall be fitted with gauges, gas transfer facility and safety
equipment as necessary. E.g. oxygen high/ low alarm, heat sensors, breathing
apparatus, fire suppression system. It shall include a suitable, protected, built-in gas
storage capacity of at least 10000m3 of helium-oxygen mixtures.

7.5.8 CCTV Surveillance

There shall be CCTV surveillance of deck activities remote from the saturation/ dive
control rooms, any remote winches, and the interior of the diving bell and deck
chambers.

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7.5.9 Diesel driven equipment

Diesel units shall be of a sound proofed type fitted with suitable spark arrestors.

7.5.10 Divers Personal Equipment

Diver personnel equipment shall include but not limited to the following:-

a) Hot water suits


b) Under suit
c) Booties / steel cap wellington
d) Gloves (hot water)
e) Weight belts including weights
f) Fins (spare straps)
g) Knives (spare straps)
h) Torches - batteries
i) Bailout bottles plus whips - regulators
j) Gas reclaim diving helmets + spares
k) Contents gauges
l) Depth gauge
m) Divers harnesses
n) Helmet mounted TV camera complying with the following:

i) The TV camera shall be a high resolution color CCD camera of at least 460
horizontal lines with good light sensitivity and variable lighting control.

ii) The TV camera shall be suitable for general observation and inspection of
tasks carried out by diver in minimum 200 meters water depth.
iii) The TV camera shall be a lightweight mini helmet mounted camera, which
also can be used in hand held mode.
iv) The camera shall be fitted with auto iris and focus can be controlled by
surface control unit.

7.5.11 Diver High Definition Digital Colour Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) System

The high definition color digital CCTV system shall include, but not limited to the
following:

a) Digital video recorders shall be installed at Dive control, CONTRACTOR’s office and
COMPANY's office onboard the diving support vessel.

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b) Compatible diver helmet mounted high resolution underwater color television CCD
cameras of at least 460 horizontal lines, shall be provided for the divers and
standby diver, as specified in 2.4.16 Diver’s Personal Equipment.
c) Umbilical/cabling to allow the underwater color television cameras to be used in
support of all surface orientated diving operations and saturation diving
operations.
d) Adequate, adjustable, lighting systems for the helmet mounted and hand-held
digital video cameras suitable for work in minimum 200 meters water depth,
complete with cabling and controls, to allow the lighting systems to be used in
support of surface diving operations and saturation diving operations. Minimum
17” LCD color monitors (with speakers and cabling to permit the concurrent diver
communication to be monitored) for dive control, CONTRACTOR’s office,
COMPANY's office and the bridge onboard the diving support vessel.
e) Video overlay/typewriter unit, with digital output, to allow dive number, date, time
of day, location and OWR number to be added to the video signal for real-time
overlay and recording.
f) One (1) video frame grabber system capable of storing the images as a Windows®
device JPEG (.jpg) format (minimum 32 bit color format) and printing color images
with a minimum resolution of 1020 dpi. The video frame grabber system shall
work directly from the Diver video feed(s) and from the video recorders.
g) All tools, spares, materials, and manuals required to service, maintain and repair
the system.

7.6 VESSEL CREW

The crews provided shall be sufficient to support the intended WORKS. Each crew
member is required to have a valid medical fitness certificate and endorsed Offshore
Safety Passport.

When operating on DP in addition to the Master there shall be 4 DPO’s on the vessel

The crew shall be crew-changed after maximum 60 days on board and 20 days off.

The vessel crew shall be Qualified and Competent and have been assessed using the
IMCA competency assurance and assessment scheme.

7.6.1 Master

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Master shall possess Class 1 Master Mariner Certificate of Competency under STCW 95
convention and has been trained and has experience as Master/ DPO in accordance
with IMO MSC/Circ 738/ IMCA M 117. Must be fully familiar with all Malaysia and
International Maritime rules and regulations. Shall have at least 3 years working
experience as Master on a DP 2 vessel in the offshore oil and gas environment and
working with diving operations. The person shall be fluent in English and preferably
Malaysian.

7.6.2 Chief Officer/ DPO

Chief Officer shall possess relevant Chief Mate Certificate under SCTW 95 convention
suitable and acceptable for operations in South China Sea, and has been trained and
has experience as DP Operator in accordance with IMO MSC/Circ 738/ IMCA M 117.
Shall have at least 3 years working experience as Chief Officer on a DP 2 vessel in the
offshore oil and gas environment and working with diving operations. The person shall
possess a COMPANY approved rigging and slinging certificate. In addition the person
shall be fluent in English and preferably Malaysian. (The person shall also be a qualified
as Helicopter Landing Officer (Optional)).

7.6.3 Second Officer/ DPO

Second Officer shall possess relevant Second Mate Certificate under STCW 95
convention suitable and acceptable for operations in South China Sea, and has been
trained and has experience as DP Operator in accordance with IMO MSC/Circ 738/
IMCA M 117. Shall have at least 2 years working experience on DP 2 vessel in the
offshore oil and gas environment and working with diving operations. The person shall
possess a COMPANY approved rigging and slinging certificate. In addition the person
shall be fluent in English and preferably Malaysian.

7.6.4 Chief Engineer

Hold a formal qualification to an approved STCW 95 Convention standard and shall


have at least 3 years working experience as Chief Engineer on DP 2 vessels in offshore
oil and gas environment.

He shall also be trained and have experience and be competent in accordance with
IMO MSC/Circ 738/ IMCA M 117. The person shall be fluent in English and preferably
Malaysian

7.6.5 Second Engineer/ ECR watchkeeper

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Hold a formal qualification to an approved STCW 95 Convention standard and shall
have at least 2 years working experience as Second Engineer on DP 2 vessels in
offshore oil and gas environment. The person shall be fluent in English and preferably
Malaysian

7.6.6 Third Engineer/ ECR watchkeeper

Hold a formal qualification to an approved STCW 95 Convention standard and shall


have at least 2 years working experience as Third Engineer on DP 2 vessels in offshore
oil and gas environment. The person shall be fluent in English and preferably
Malaysian

7.6.7 Fourth Engineer/ ECR watchkeeper

Hold a formal qualification to an approved STCW 95 Convention standard and shall


have at least 2 years working experience as Fourth Engineer on DP 2 vessels in
offshore oil and gas environment. The person shall be fluent in English and preferably
Malaysian

7.6.8 Electrical Technical Officer

The Electrical Technical Officer shall be experienced and competent to maintain the DP
control system and associated systems. He shall also be trained in accordance with
IMO MSC/Circ 738/ IMCA M 117 and shall have at least 3 years working experience on
DP 2 vessels as Electrical Technical Officer. The person shall be fluent in English and
preferably Malaysian.

7.6.9 Radio/ Fax Operator

Possess operator's license must able to speak English and Bahasa Malaysia clearly and
concisely, be able to type, send and receive telexes, faxes and with knowledge of word
processing.

7.6.10 Bosun

The person shall possess a marine crane operator's certificate and shall have a
minimum of 3 years experience in similar capacity on offshore support vessels. The
person shall possess a COMPANY approved rigging and slinging certificate.

(The person shall also be a qualified as Helideck Assistance (HDA) (Optional))


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7.6.11 Able Seaman

Shall have a minimum of 2 years working experience in similar capacity and should
possess a Seaman Card. At least two able seaman provided shall possess a crane
operator's certificate. The person shall possess a COMPANY approved rigging and
slinging certificate.

(Minimum three shall be trained as Helideck Assistance (HDA) and one as Helideck Fire
Fighter (Optional))

7.6.12 Medic

Malaysian State Registered Nurse or equivalent with at least 3 years post qualified
experience with local government general hospital/policlinic and shall be reviewed/
approved by COMPANY. Must be able to perform First Aid and nursing duties
independently.

The duties of the SHO's shall include, but not limited to the following:
Principal Accountabilities:
• To recognize and safely treat common ailments and to deliver emergency care to
Advance Cardiac Life Support standard
• To issue drug and maintain drug inventory system
• To supervise Public Health aspect of the catering services and living quarters
• To recognize and report on Occupational Illness (OI)
• To assist in Health Risk Assessment (HRA) and monitor changes
• To update Hearing Conservation Program. (HCP)
• To administer the Site/Emergency Response.
• To monitor mandatory medical and safety training certification validity and
provide feedback to the Operations Superintendent.
• To participate in inspection of kitchen & living quarters.
• To use computer Microsoft system.
• To conduct site Safety & Health briefing for personnel coming on board.
• Carry out drug and alcohol testing.

Additional Tasks:
• To do Health Hazard Identification .(HHI)
• To participate as Occupational Health (OH) resource on-site inspection program.
• To ensure Health Surveillance compliance.
• To assist in investigation of Occupational Illness.
• To maintain, update & utilize assessment result of HRA as part of OH promotion.
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• To provide input on Health Risk into Job Hazard Assessment/ Permit To Work.
(JHA/PTW)
• To provide advice on health aspect related to chemical usage and control and
responsible for the chemical custodian.
• Carry out pre and post saturation diver examinations

7.6.13 Motorman

Shall have a minimum of 2 years working experience in similar capacity and should
possess a second class Engine Driver certificate issued by local certifying authority
(Malaysian Marine Department).

7.6.14 Electrician

Time served, with at least 3 years post apprenticeship experience in installation and
operation of electrical equipment and lighting system. Knowledge of electrical safety
practices.

7.6.15 Chief Steward

Shall possess at least SPM or GCE ‘O’ level or acceptable equivalent education and five
(5) years of experience operating as Chief Steward on offshore installations or marine
vessels. He shall be responsible to carry out the Food Safety Program written by his
company. He shall have attended a COMPANY recognized food hygiene and HACCP
course before he is allowed to operate as Chief Steward. At the discretion of the
COMPANY, he may be subjected to a competency interview to be conducted by the
medical department of the COMPANY.

The person shall be responsible for the vessel accommodation cleanliness, laundry and
catering services. He shall ensure that all food served are wholesome and safe for
consumption.

7.6.16 Cook

Shall have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar capacity in offshore catering


company and be a Muslim cook. He shall have attended a COMPANY recognized food
hygiene course.

7.6.17 Steward / Galley Boy

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Should have a minimum of 1 year experience in similar capacity in offshore catering
company and be responsible to the Chief Steward for vessel accommodation
cleanliness, laundry and catering services. He shall have attended a COMPANY
recognized food hygiene course.

7.7 Optional Equipment

7.7.1 Offshore Navigation and Positioning System

An Offshore Navigation and Positioning system as defined in Clause 7 - Offshore


Navigation and Positioning of this PART 7.

7.7.2 Working Moonpool

A working moonpool of 3.65 meters x 3.65 meters.

7.7.3 Helideck

Helideck and helicopter operating in Malaysian waters shall fully comply with
Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Airport Standard Directives (ASD) 2005
(ASD 103/ASD 104/ASD 904) and COMPANY SPECIFICATIONS. Helideck inspection shall
be conducted by DCA or DCA authorized agency and Helideck Certificate shall be issued
by DCA or DCA authorized agency. Validity as stated on the certificate.

Design should be able to accommodate largest aircraft intended- Sikorsky S- 92


helicopter of which D-value 21 and maximum take-off mass of 12.8 ton. No refueling
facilities will be required and the use of timber in lieu of the helideck rope is not
allowed.

CONTRACTOR shall provide a minimum of two (2) personnel fully trained as helicopter
landing officers (HLO), two (2) helideck landing assistants (HLA) and a trained
firefighting crew of three (3) minimum onboard the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination
Barge at all times.

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8.0 PROVISION OF SUPPLY BOAT

8.1 General

The Supply Boat will operate as part of the spread supporting the
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge. It shall primary be utilized to transport items of
material and food supplies for the Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge. It may also be
used when necessary (upon COMPANY approval) to transport crew and perform
miscellaneous WORK.

8.2 Class, Rules and Regulations

The Supply Boat shall be designed and constructed to the requirements of recognized
classification society (e.g. Lloyds/ABS), and manned by Malaysians as far as possible.
Malaysian Registry is preferred.

It shall be built to the requirements of one of the reputable classification societies


(Lloyds/ABS/DNV) classed, manned for local trade limits and shall comply with stability
requirements as laid down by the IMO regulations.

8.2.1 Loadline Certificate

As a minimum, the vessel shall possess a manned loadline certificate which bears no
endorsements on limiting operation and meets the following criteria:-

a.) The design must include all safety factors required for manned operations.
Including bulkhead and hull plate thickness/construction
b.) Double bottoms are required to all machinery spaces and any below deck
accommodation and, preferably, bulk compartments.
c.) Double sides to all machinery spaces and any below deck accommodation,
these wing tanks may be used for storage of either ballast or other liquids.
d.) Bow and stern crash tanks.
e.) An inclination experiment must be conducted by an approved third party to
determine the down flooding angle of the vessel.
f.) Accommodation shall be of permanent type, portacabins will not be allowed.
g.) Accommodation spaces shall be constructed of steel wall and deckhead, any
coverings shall be of fire retardant materials.
8.2.2 International regulations and recommendations

a.) SOLAS Convention 1974, 1988 Protocol and all latest amendments for this type
of vessel.
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b.) International Convention of Loadline 1966.
c.) International Rules of Tonnage (both 1967 and 1969 Convention).
d.) Current anti-pollution regulations for type of vessel - DOT, IMO. and MARPOL.
e.) International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973, along
with 1978 protocol.
f.) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 with subsequent
amendments.
g.) Maritime Laws and Regulations at Malaysia.
h.) Nautical publications. The vessel shall carry adequate and up to date charts,
sailing directions, lists of lights, notices to mariners, tide table for all Sarawak
and Sabah locations and all other nautical publications necessary.
i.) The vessel shall carry the latest edition of the International code of signals.
j.) A valid domestic shipping license shall be in force during performance of the
work.

8.3 General Specification

8.3.1 Age

The Supply Boat is to be less than fifteen (15) years old, the fuel capacity should be
sufficient to give the boat a range of 1000 nautical miles at an economical cruising
speed.

8.3.2 Power/Speed

The Supply Boat shall have sufficient power to maintain speed (10 KTS) in moderate
weather conditions. It shall have three diesel engines driving three water jet
propulsion units. Alternatively, twin screw type, propellers are also acceptable. For
twin screw, the Supply Boat shall have two diesel engines with twin disc
reverse/reduction gear. The vessel shall have bow thruster of minimum 3 tonnes
thrust.

The engine capacity shall be in accordance with the requirement of the CONTRACT. A
clear deck area of approximately 2000 ft2 is required for cargo. The clear deck area to
be covered with 3-inch thick timber. Minimum deck strength of 5MT/M2. For safe
embarkation/ disembarkation the freeboard at the deck should be approximately 1.2m
(4ft).

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8.3.3 Stability

The Supply Boat shall comply with the stability requirements as laid done by the IMO
regulations.

8.3.4 Controls

In addition to the normal wheelhouse the supply boat shall be equipped with aft facing
control gear in order to improve supply boat control when close to fixed platforms and
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge making materials transfers.

8.3.5 Fendering

A rub rail of 6 in split pipe and tire fenders to be all around the supply boat.

8.3.6 Padeyes/Ring

Adequate number of padeyes or rings on deck to be available for lashing of deck cargo.

8.3.7 Deck

The stern deck to be covered with hardwood where possible. Any unavoidable steel
surfaces to be covered with anti-slip coating.

8.3.8 Anchor

The Supply Boat shall be equipped with at least one anchor of at least 1000 kg.
connected to a minimum 12 shackles of 1-inch studlink chain.
The anchor winch to be power operated.

8.3.9 Mooring Lines

At least five (5) 1 1/2 in X 80 ft. rope mooring lines to be supplied and maintained.

8.3.10 Railing

A longitudinal removable hand railing shall be fitted at approximately 3 ft. from the
stern (for safe embarkation from platform landings).

8.3.11 Potable Water Storage

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Sufficient storage for a minimum of 1 month.

8.3.12 Food Grinder

The galley to be fitted with a food grinder for comminution prior to disposal, in
accordance with Annex V Marpol 73/78 - Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from
ships.

8.4 Manning

Vessel shall be manned and operated by qualified personnel in accordance with


International and National Regulations for Safe Manning. Also, bidder shall ensure that
the manning level is in full compliance with the STCW ’95 Convention and in particular
respect to Chapter VIII, Section A-VIII/1 “Fitness for duty”. Whenever required, extra
officers or crew shall be provided at no extra cost to the Charterer

Age limit for senior officers (Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer and 2nd Engineer) is
60 years old.

Age limit for crew is 55 years old

Tour of duty: Maximum duty on board shall be accordance with PART 7


SPECIFICATIONS.

8.4.1 Safety/Medical Training:

All crew must undergo medical examination and safety training (Owner’s expense) at
Company’s approved training institutions before commencement of charter. Minimum
safety training requirement:

a.) Sea Survival – All crew. Validity 4 years;


b.) First Aid Course – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity 2 years;
c.) Basic Fire Fighting – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity – 3 years;
d.) Rigging and Slinging – All deck crew except Master;
e.) Food Handling course – Cook must attend this course.
f.) Cook’s Health Medical Examination: Once yearly check up.
g.) Designated First Aider (At least 1 crew)– Validity 2 years.

NOTE: For items (a), (b) and (c), the Company also accepts equivalent STCW, 95
modular courses but subject to above validity periods.

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8.5 Navigation Equipment

The following navigation equipment shall be available on the Supply Boat:

a.) One standard magnetic compass with reflector or compass at the bridge
console.
b.) One radar
c.) One echo sounder
d.) One speed indicator
e.) One rudder angle indicator
f.) Search light at least one of min. 500W, preferably two. Two flood lights to cover
the stern deck area.
g.) Clear view screen
h.) Binoculars Marine type (7X50)
i.) National and International code flags
j.) One anomometer
k.) Signaling lamp (Aidis type)
l.) Navigation lights and shapes
m.) One horn (electric or air)
n.) One pelorus (cook type) complete with brackets.
o.) Complete updated set of Charts covering offshore Malaysian coastal waters.
p.) Ship's and engine logbook to be kept in accordance with COMPANY's
requirements.
q.) All relevant Nautical publications such as Sailing Direction, Tide Tables etc. as
well as ICS Bridge Procedure Guides and MCA Code of Safe Working Practices
for Merchant Seaman.

8.6 Communications Equipment

The CONTRACTOR shall supply the mandatory communication equipment by


SOLAS/IMO for the registration class of and country of origins of the Supply Boat
involved. This will either include or be additional to the equipment specified below.

8.6.1 HF-Back-up System

1 set of HF single side-band transceiver with 10 channels completely wired up for half
duplex on USB operations, 125 watts PEP and AM mode for 2182 KHz only,
microphone, including antenna coupler, whip antenna control and coaxial cables. Unit
to be program to operate on the following frequencies:-

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Channel Transmit (KHz) Receive (KHz)
1 2182.00 2182.00
2 3882.50 3222.50
3 3838.50 3382.50
4 3782.50 3193.50
5 4028.50 4028.50
6 4393.10 4393.10
7 4400.00 4400.00
8 4512.60 4512.00
9 4613.00 4613.00
10 5468.00 4568.00

8.6.2 International Marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver

1 set International Marine VHF Hague Plan transceiver. The radio is to be equipped
with or guard receiver on channel 16. Transmitter RF output power 25 watts/2watts
selectable. Unit to be crystallized on the following VHF Maritime Hague Plan channel:

6, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 70, 72, 73.

8.7 Safety

8.7.1 Lifesaving

All lifesaving appliances to comply with SOLAS 1974/83 and amendments where
applicable in addition to national regulations.

Life -rafts At least two (2) inflatable life rafts of approved marine type with
manual and automatic hydrostatic release capable of carrying at least
200 % of the registered crew and passenger allowance
Life Jackets One (1) life jacket for each crew member and passenger allowance
plus at least six (6) spare.
Work Vests Work vests are to be available for transfer of personnel to and from
the Supply Boat. Work vests shall be of COMPANY approved type

Life-buoys A minimum of eight (8) lifebuoys complying to SOLAS requirements..


Line Throwing Minimum 4 sets complying with SOLAS requirements.
Apparatus
Retro To be fitted on all lifesaving appliances as contained in Merchant
Reflective Shipping Notice No. M 1056.
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Distress Distress rockets complying with SOLAS to be supplied and stowed in
Rockets suitable (pyrotechnics) locker.

8.7.2 Emergency Lighting

Emergency lights are to be fitted to provide adequate illumination for the wheelhouse,
engine rooms, E/R entrance, steering compartment, life raft launching areas and
engine controls.

8.7.3 Scrambling Nets

One (1) on each side of aft open deck area, to be rolled up when not in use.

8.7.4 Boat Hooks

Two (2) boat hooks c/w approx. 8ft handle.

8.7.5 Work Boat /Rescue Boat

One (1) zodiac type semi-rigid dinghy complete with 25 hp outboard engine and
capable of carrying at least 6 persons shall be provided. Proper and efficient securing
and quick launching and recovery facilities for this workboat shall be fitted onboard
the vessel.
Davit or crane which handles the rescue craft must be duly certified by reputable
surveyor

8.7.6 Firemen Outfit and Miscellaneous Equipment

One (1) complete fireman outfit complete with one set self-contained (compressed air)
breathing apparatus with 2 spare bottles, boots, hat, suit, axe and flash light.

The following minimum equipment to be stored in a locker.

a. One hand safety lamp

b. One fire axe

c. One fire bucket

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8.7.7 Fire Pump and Hoses

One dedicated fire pump to be fitted with a minimum capacity of 50 gpm @ 120 psi.

At least two fire stations to be located on the main deck (Port and starboard) with 15m
(50 ft) hoses with nozzles stored on reels.

8.7.8 Fire Extinguishers

The following minimum number of extinguishers to be provided:-

CO2 : 4.5 kg 1 X Accommodation


1 X Bridge
1 X Engine Room
Foam : 9 litre 1 X Accommodation
1 X Engine Room

Extinguishers to be stowed on brackets in readily accessible positions.

8.7.9 Personal Protective Equipment.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide all its employees with adequate protective clothing
and equipment as detailed in Clause K of Part 5.

8.8 Medical

The following medical equipment shall be kept on board at all times.

Splints: Six (6) sets airsplints


Stretcher: At least one (1) paraguard rescue stretcher MK. 3 c/w carrying case
and 4 points lifting sling.
Oxygen One (1) oxygen resuscitator set c/w oxygen cylinder in carrying case
Resuscitator: plus two spare oxygen cylinders. Approved type must have the
minimum 3 functions i.e, auto resus., direct flow and also able to
function as a suction.
First Aid Kit: At least two (2) 25 men first aid kits the contents of which shall
conform to the medical scales as stated in the Malaysian Shipping
Ordinance.
Antiseptic 10 litres of Aqua Centrimide (Savalon) 1 % for cleaning skin/antiseptic
Lotion: lotion to be in a sealed locker.
Breathing At least one (1) set of breathing apparatus with two spare
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Apparatus: compressed air bottles.
Automatic 1 unit Automatic External Defribillator. Approved type “Laerdal
External Hearstart 2” or equivalent.
Defribillator

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9.0 PROVISION OF FAST CREW BOAT

9.1 General

The Crew Boat will operate as part of the spread supporting the
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge. It will be used for crew changes of the
CONTRACTOR's personnel and as and when necessary, COMPANY's personnel. In
addition, it will be utilized (upon COMPANY approval) to transport items of material,
transport work crew and may also be used to act as a standby boat.

The Crew Boat required shall be able to carry 50 passengers in an air-conditioned


cabin. The boat is to be less than ten (10) years old, or if older have had a major
refurbishment to bring it up to current standards of utilities and comfort. The fuel
capacity should be sufficient to give the boat a range of 400 nautical miles at an
economical cruising speed.

9.2 Class, Rules and Regulations

9.2.1 Classification

The Crew Boat shall be designed and constructed to the requirements of recognized
classification society (Lloyds/ABS), and classed, manned for Malaysia Near Coastal
Trade limits.

A valid domestic shipping license is required. The vessel must have a valid license from
the Malaysian authorities to transport personnel within Near Coastal trading limit.

9.2.2 Registration

Malaysian registration is mandatory for the vessel.

9.3 General Specification

9.3.1 Construction

The hull and superstructure shall be of aluminum alloy all welded in accordance with
approved codes.

9.3.2 Deck Space

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A clear deck area of approximately 7.6m X 4.6m (25ft. X 15 ft.) is required for cargo.
The clear deck area shall be covered with timber and have a minimum deck strength of
2.5MT/m2 For safe embarkation/disembarkation the freeboard at the aft should be
approximately 1.2m (4ft.)

9.3.3 Power/Speed

The Crew Boat shall have sufficient power to maintain high speed (18 KTS) in moderate
weather conditions. It shall have at least two diesel engines driving at least two water
jet propulsion units. Alternatively, twin screw type, propellers are also acceptable. For
twin screw, the vessel shall have two diesel engines with twin disc reverse/reduction
gear.

9.3.4 Stability

The Crew Boat shall comply with the stability requirements as laid down by the IMO
regulations.

9.3.5 Seats

Passenger seats (air line type forward facing) for a minimum of 50 passengers
complete with seat belts (for high speed cruising) shall be provided. Seats shall be
padded as much as possible to avoid injuries when traveling in rough weather.
Lifejackets will be provided for each passenger seat on board.

9.3.6 Controls

In addition to the normal wheelhouse the Crew Boat shall be equipped with aft facing
control gear in order to improve Crew Boat control when close to fixed platforms or
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge making personnel transfers.

9.3.7 Fendering

A rub rail of 6 in split pipe and tire fenders to be all around the Crew Boat.

9.3.8 Deck

The stern deck to be covered with hardwood where possible. Any unavoidable steel
surfaces to be covered with anti-slip coating.

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The free, unobstructed deck area for carrying cargo to be approximately 375 ft2 the
maximum deck load is not expected to exceed 6 MT.

Adequate number of padeyes or rings on deck to be available for lashing of deck cargo.

9.3.9 Anchor

The Crew Boat shall be equipped with at least one anchor of approximately 150 kg.
connected to 30 ft or 3/4 in studlink chain and 570 ft of 1/2 in galvanized wire rope.

9.3.10 Mooring Lines

At least three (3) 1 1/2 in X 80 ft rope mooring lines to be supplied and maintained.

9.3.11 Railing

A longitudinal removable hand railing shall be fitted at approximately 3 ft. from the
stern (for safe embarkation from platform landings).

9.3.12 Tankage

Fresh water tanks to be coated and clean with a minimum capacity of 5 MT.

9.4 Manning

Vessel shall be manned and operated by qualified personnel in accordance with


International and National Regulations for Safe Manning. Also, bidder shall ensure that
the manning level is in full compliance with the STCW ’95 Convention and in particular
respect to Chapter VIII, Section A-VIII/1 “Fitness for duty”. Whenever required, extra
officers or crew shall be provided at no extra cost to the Charterer

Age limit for senior officers (Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer and 2nd Engineer) is
60 years old.

Age limit for crew is 55 years old

Tour of duty: Maximum duty on board shall be accordance with PART 7


SPECIFICATIONS.

9.4.1 Safety/Medical Training:

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All crew must undergo medical examination and safety training (Owner’s expense) at
Company’s approved training institutions before commencement of charter. Minimum
safety training requirement:

a.) Sea Survival – All crew. Validity 4years;


b.) First Aid Course – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity 2 years;
c.) Basic Fire Fighting – 30 % of Total Crew. Validity – 3 years;
d.) Rigging and Slinging – All deck crew except Master;
e.) Food Handling course – Cook must attend this course.
f.) Cook’s Health Medical Examination: Once yearly check up.
g.) Designated First Aider (At least 2 crews)– Validity 2 years..

NOTE: For items (a), (b) and (c), the Company also accepts equivalent STCW, 95
modular courses but subject to above validity periods.

9.5 Navigation Equipment

The following navigation equipment shall be available on the Crew Boat :

a.) One standard magnetic compass with reflector or compass at the bridge console.
b.) One radar
c.) One echo sounder
d.) One speed indicator
e.) One rudder angle indicator
f.) Search light at least one of min. 500W, preferably two. Two flood lights to cover
the stern deck area.
g.) Clear view screen
h.) Binoculars Marine type (7X50)
i.) National and International code flags
j.) One anemometer
k.) Signaling lamp (Aidis type)
l.) Navigation lights and shapes
m.) One horn (electric or air)
n.) One pelorus (cook type) complete with brackets.
o.) Complete updated charts to be provided covering offshore Malaysian coastal
waters.
p.) Ship's and engine logbook to be kept in accordance with COMPANY's
requirements.

9.6 Communications Equipment

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The CONTRACTOR shall supply the mandatory communication equipment by
SOLAS/IMO for the registration class of and country of origins of the Crew Boat
involved. This will either include or be additional to the equipment specified below.

9.6.1 HF-Back-up System

1 set of HF single side-band transceiver with 10 channels completely wired up for half
duplex on USB operations, 125 watts PEP and AM mode for 2182 KHz only,
microphone, including antenna coupler, whip antenna control and coaxial cables. Unit
to be program to operate on the following frequencies:-

Channel Transmit (KHz) Receive (KHz)


1 2182.00 2182.00
2 3882.50 3222.50
3 3838.50 3382.50
4 3782.50 3193.50
5 4028.50 4028.50
6 4393.10 4393.10
7 4400.00 (LSB) 4400.00 (LSB)
8 4512.60 4512.00
9 4613.00 4613.00
10 5468.00 4568.00

9.6.2 International Marine VHF Hague Plan Transceiver

1 set International Marine VHF Hague Plan transceiver. The radio is to be equipped
with or guard receiver on channel 16. Transmitter RF output power 25 watts/2watts
selectable. Unit to be crystallized on the following VHF Maritime Hague Plan channel:

6, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 70, 72, 73.

9.7 Accommodation and Catering

9.7.1 Berths
Sufficient cabin/berths for crew and preferably two additional for emergency
requirements shall be provided.

9.7.2 Galley

The Crew Boat to be equipped with electric stove, immersed elements type, to provide
sufficient cooking facilities for crew. A large catering type water boiler shall be
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supplied to provide hot tea/coffee to a installation crew being transferred with the
boat and carrying a packed meals.

9.7.3 Refrigerator

The refrigerator to include a freezing compartment and to be of sufficient capacity for


one week food supplies for the entire crew.

9.7.4 Air Conditioning

Air conditioning system of sufficient power to keep the temperature to 240C.

9.7.5 Shower/Toilets

At least one shower and toilet for crew and an additional two toilets for passengers
shall be available and all to be kept clean and hygienic.

9.7.6 Insulation

Passenger accommodation to be sufficiently insulated to obtain a noise level below


85dB, with engines running at full speed.

9.7.7 Windows

All windows glass shall be of the approved laminated safety type. All windows in
passenger cabin to have curtains.

9.7.8 Video

A video and T.V. are required to show safety films, briefings and movies in transit.

9.7.9 Catering Services

Ready-to-eat meal packages shall be provided for all passengers in the event the
journey exceeds 6 hours. These meals shall be available and served every 6 hours of
the journey.

The quality, quantity and variety of each meal package shall be the same as the meal
served onboard the pipelay vessel.

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9.7.10 Food Grinder

The galley to be fitted with a food grinder for combination prior to disposal, in
accordance with Annex V Marpol 73/78 - Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from
ships.

9.8 Safety

9.8.1 Lifesaving

All life saving appliances to comply with SOLAS 1974/83 and amendments where
applicable in addition to national regulations.

Life -rafts At least 2 inflatable life rafts for 200% of total compliment (crew and
passengers) and shall be of the RFD type stowage shall be fitted with
quick release hydrostatic gear.
Life Jackets A minimum of one (1) lifejackets, SOLAS approved, for each crew
member and maximum number of passenger certified to be supplied
and stowed in racks in the relevant accommodation + 25% spare.
Work Vests Work vests are to be available to transfer pf personnel to and from
the Crew Boat. Type of work vests to be same as for the
Derrick/Pipelay/Combination Barge.
Life-buoys A minimum of six (6) lifebuoys complying to SOLAS requirements.
Line Throwing Minimum 4 sets complying with SOLAS requirements.
Apparatus
Retro To be fitted on all life saving appliances as contained in Merchant
Reflective Shipping Notice No. M 1056.
Tapes
Distress Distress rockets complying with SOLAS requirements to be supplied
Rockets and stowed in suitable (pyrotechnics) locker.

9.8.2 Emergency Lighting

Emergency lights are to be fitted to provide adequate illumination for the wheelhouse,
engine rooms, E/R entrance, steering compartment, life raft launching areas and
engine controls.

9.8.3 Firemen Outfit and Miscellaneous Equipment

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One (1) complete fireman outfit complete with one set self-contained (compressed air)
breathing apparatus with 2 spare bottles, boots, hat, suit, axe and flash light.

The following minimum equipment to be stored in a locker.

a.) One hand safety lamp


b.) One fire axe
c.) One fire bucket

9.8.4 Fire Pump and Hoses

One dedicated fire pump to be fitted with a minimum capacity of 50 gpm @ psi.

At least two fire stations to be located on the main deck (Port and starboard) with 15m
(50 ft) hoses with nozzles stored on reels.

9.8.5 Fire Extinguishers

The following minimum number of extinguishers to be provided:-

CO2 : 4.5 kg 1 X Accommodation


1 X Bridge
1 X Engine Room
Foam : 9 litre 1 X Accommodation
1 X Engine Room

Extinguishers to be stowed on brackets in readily accessible positions.

9.8.6 Personal Protective Equipment.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide all its employees with adequate protective clothing
and equipment as detailed in Clause K of Part 5.

9.9 Medical

The following medical equipment shall be kept on board at all times.


Splints: Six (6) sets airsplints
Stretcher: At least one (1) paraguard rescue stretcher MK. 3 c/w carrying case
and 4 points lifting sling.

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Oxygen One (1) oxygen resuscitator set c/w oxygen cylinder in carrying case
Resuscitator: plus two spare oxygen cylinders. Approved type must have the
minimum 3 functions i.e, auto resus., direct flow and also able to
function as a suction.
First Aid Kit: At least two (2) 25 men first aid kits the contents of which shall
conform to the medical scales as stated in the Malaysian Shipping
Ordinance.
Antiseptic 10 litres of Aqua Centrimide (Savalon) 1 % for cleaning skin/antiseptic
Lotion: lotion to be in a sealed locker.
Breathing At least one (1) set of breathing apparatus with two spare
Apparatus: compressed air bottles.
Automatic 1 unit Automatic External Defribillator. Approved type “Laerdal
External Hearstart 2” or equivalent.
Defribillator

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10.0 PROVISION OF COMMUNICATION/TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, COMPUTERS
AND OTHER SERVICES

10.1 General

CONTRACTOR shall provide communication/telecommunication systems, computers


and other information technology services as specified here and elsewhere in the
CONTRACT. The facilities and services shall be inclusive of all associated costs and
charges as required. Provision of these facilities and services shall be at no extra cost
to COMPANY.

10.2 Communication/Telecommunication System

10.2.1 VSAT

CONTRACTOR shall provide VSAT systems as specified elsewhere in the CONTRACT.

The VSAT network design shall be able to provide satellite communications between
COMPANY onshore offices and the offshore vessels.

Data communication shall be in full-duplex communication scheme between the


offices and the offshore vessels utilizing 4 voice circuits and 5.0 Mbps for data.

All outdoor equipment shall be sealed to prevent moisture penetration, all metal
structures and fasteners shall be hot-dipped galvanized and fasteners made of
stainless steel materials to prevent corrosion due to salination and adverse exposure
to all weather conditions. The system shall employ the latest technology for closed
system encryption and security purposes, including fast switching response times for
redundant systems, monitor 7 alarms system at user-friendly environment.

10.2.1 VSAT Stabilized Antenna Terminal for Offshore vessels

The Antenna Stabilized System shall consist of the outdoor unit (ODU) and the indoor
unit (IDU) interconnected by swift velocity coaxial cables and UL standard power
cables. The outdoor unit shall consist namely the antenna, antenna pedestal mount,
servomechanism module, and the RF transceiver system to be housed inside the
radome. The satellite pedestal shall maintain the required pointing accuracy
throughout the vessel motion and shall be able to compensate on the pitch, roll, and
yaw translation of the moving vessel. Proper installation by qualified technical
personnel shall ensure that the stabilized system will perform automatic satellite
acquisition and at par for long periods of unattended operation.

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The antenna is housed inside the radome with antenna movement ranging from 5 to
110 degrees elevation angle, roll at +/- 20 degrees, and azimuth at +/- 270 degrees. To
compensate for ship headway movements of approximately 30 knots, the system shall
respond to ship movements at 8 degrees per second for the pitch, roll and yaw
parameter translation.

The indoor unit shall comprise namely the tracking receiver, satellite modem and
multiplexer, all housed in equipment rack mount. The multiplexers shall be interfaced
to the telephones or faxes line for voice and fax communications. Data channels are
established via router interfaced to the multiplexer data ports or through dial-up data
connections.

10.2.2 Internet Connection

CONTRACTOR shall make available an internet connection, complete with electronic-


mail (e-mail) account, to the Personal Multimedia Desktop Computer in the CSR’s
office on the Derrick/Pipelay Barge, capable of transmitting data via V-SAT, INMARSAT
or ASTRO or other latest wireless technology system at a minimum speed of 5.0 Mbps
dedicated to COMPANY.

10.3 Computer Systems

10.3.1 Personal Multimedia Laptop Computer

CONTRACTOR shall provide and maintain, throughout the installation duration, four (4)
units of high specification and most latest Personal Multimedia Laptop Computers for
the sole use of COMPANY representatives in managing this CONTRACT.

10.3.2 Personal Multimedia Desktop Computer Specification

CONTRACTOR shall provide Personal Multimedia Desktop Computers as specified


elsewhere in the CONTRACT.

Multimedia personal desktop computer shall have the following specifications as a


minimum:

a.) Internet-ready
b.) Intel Core 2 Quad Processor 2.33GHz or latest.
c.) Network Adaptor: 3COM 10/100MB/ps Fast/Ethernet Network Adaptor (NIC)
d.) 2GB RAM,

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e.) 320 GB Hard disk Drive,
f.) DVD-R/RW & CD-R/RW drive (Combo drive)
g.) 1.44MB 3.5" drive
h.) 17"” LCD Monitor
i.) 4 GB external mini-hard disk (Handy Drive) USB Interface c/w cable.
j.) Preinstalled Licensed Microsoft Windows latest version
k.) Pre-installed Licensed latest Anti-Virus software
l.) Preinstalled Licensed Microsoft Office latest version
m.) Internet fax/data modem (Compatible with VSAT 5.0 Mbps)
n.) One LaserJet color printer
o.) CD Recordable media, 10 pieces per project shall be provided.

Virus Scan software shall always be kept up-to-date.

10.4 Portable LCD

CONTRACTOR shall provide one unit of portable LCD projector complete with
accessories and compatible with the specified Personal Multimedia Desktop Computer
and Personal Multimedia Laptop Computer systems. LCD will be for the sole use of
COMPANY representatives in managing this CONTRACT

10.5 Internet network Access.

The CONTRACTOR shall provide hardware, software, network equipment and the
support personnel at the Site Office. The IT security attachment (ITSA) and IT security
agreement is also attached herein.

10.5.1 Network Connectivity:

10.5.1.1 Internal wiring structure:


All internal cablings (category 5 or 6 cables) from PCs to the network hub are to be
provided by the CONTRACTOR. Cables should be terminated by RJ45 connectors at
both ends.

10.5.1.2 Data-communication link:

There are 3 connectivity options available to access the COMPANY network.

Option Connectivity Application Usage Reliability


1 WWW EDMS, Omnisafe, Light to moderate Moderate
Engineering standards (limited no. of

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users)
2 VPN Access EDMS, Omnisafe, and Moderate to heavy Moderate
(Available Q4 email (email for Shell (cater more users) to high
2003) personnel only)
3 Leased Line EDMS, Omnisafe, Heavy (cater more High
email (email for Shell users)
personnel only)

10.5.1.3 Provision of network hardware by the CONTRACTOR.

Option Connectivity Hardware Link


1 WWW Subscription of PKI key from the Existing Internet
COMPANY connectivity from local
ISP.
2 VPN 1. Cisco Router 2611XM/VPN Dedicated Internet line
Bundle, AIM- subscription from local
VPN/EP/2FE/IOS/FW/IPSec 3DES, ISP e.g. (Streamyx) or
96KDRAM PartNumber:C2611XM- internet via leased line
2FE/VPN/K9 c/w 2-port ethernet to ISP. Min speed of 5.0
module, QOS device manager, Mbps is acceptable.
DES/3DES VPN Encryption Module
for 2600/3725 Enhanced Perf, Cisco
2600 Series IOS IP/FW/IDS PLUS
IPSEC 3DES

Note: Router hardware is also


suitable for option 3.

2. Network 10/100 Hub or switch –


Cisco, 3COM or HP is acceptable.
3 Leased Line 1. Cisco 2600XM Router 230 VAC 1. Subscription of
c/w 16 MB Flash/ 64MB DRAM, 2- Leased line from local
port 10/100 Fast Ethernet, 2-port service provider e.g.
high-speed serial WIC (V.35 and up TMB.
to 2Mbps) IOS IP only.
2. Recommended speed
2. Network 10/100 Hub or switch – is 5.0 Mbps.
Model Cisco, 3COM or HP is
acceptable. 3. Provision of leased
line cabling from MDF

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(main distribution
Frame) of office building
to the site office.

Leased line
Requirement:

1. Local leased line from


Miri to Lutong for
Contractor residing in
Miri

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