Allseas’ New Shallow Water Offshore Construction Barge Inaugurated
Sandpiper, Allseas’ new barge for shallow water offshore construction activities, was inaugurated in Singapore on October 27, with a special ceremony after several upgrading activities in 2022/2023.
Sandpiper is equipped with a 10-point mooring system, pipelay equipment suitable for laying pipe up to of 60 inches in diameter and a piggyback firing line for 6.50 inch diameter pipe.
Sandpiper is also fitted with a davit system that enables her to perform ‘mid-line’ tie-ins and a 800 t crane for construction work.
Sandpiper operates worldwide, primarily in shallow water areas, both in support of Allseas’ pipelayers and for independent contracting. She can lay pipes up to a water depth of 150 m. Deeper water projects are possible with modifications depending on the projects specifics.