The fields are in average water depth of 1,500 m (4,921 ft). The turret is expected to be completed early next year.
Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings has awarded Keppel Singmarine contracts to build two ice-class supply vessels and an ice-class multi-purpose duty-rescue vessel, all due for delivery next year.
They will support platforms serving Lukoil’s V.Filanovsky oil field development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea. The vessels will provide year-round delivery of cargoes, salvage, search and rescue, fire-fighting, and towing and tanker mooring operations.