Aasgard B hull arrives in Stavanger

Click here to enlarge imageThe steel hull of the semisubmersible Aasgard B floating production unit arrived in Stavangar, on Aug. 31, 1999, aboard Dockwise NV's Mighty Servant 3 heavy transport vessel. The hull's 6-week voyage from Daewoo Heavy Industries' Okpo, South Korea, yard included passage through the Suez Canal.The diagonal 53.6° setting of the hull on the 40-ft wide Mighty Servant 3 resulted in a 132.78-m width, close to the maximum that can transit the 150- ft wide canal, according to Statoil, operator of the Aasgard development. Dockwise reports that the 18,000-tonne hull's dimensions are 102.4-m long, 96-m wide, and 45-m high.TimelineStatoil plans to hav...

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