GSP extends the technical vessels fleet. GSP Neptun, the largest floating crane operating in the Black Sea, with 1800 tons lifting capacity, crossed the Bosporus Strait, heading towards GSP Shipyard in Constanta Sud – Agigea port

September 5, 2009

GSP Neptun, 1800 tons floating crane, completes GSP’s technical vessels fleet. The 1800 tons floating crane is the largest offshore construction, platform installation, rebuilding and removal operations heavy lift crane in the Black Sea Basin.

Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) acquired the floating crane in order to support the offshore construction activities the company carries out in the area. GSP Shipyard is producing the largest jacket and modular platform with two decks in the Black Sea, for the second development phase of the Akcakoca natural gas subsea reserve.

The largest heavy lift floating crane to operate in the Black Sea will enter GSP service performing support construction, installation or removal works in the offshore oil and natural gas fields along the coasts of Romania, Turkey and Bulgaria.

GSP Neptun heavy lift floating crane, length (L.O.A.) 83 m, with the gross tonnage of 6,557 tons, may reach the maximum lifting height of 76.00 meters, 1.8 meters / minute / load, respectively 3,6 meters / minute / unload lifting speed.

GSP Neptun is transported to Constanta Sud – Agigea by GSP Queen, AHTS, classified under ABS register, towing, fire fighting and antipollution vessel Class 1 offshore support vessel, built in 2005.

General information:

GSP is a member of Upetrom Group and it’s headquartered in Constanta Harbour, Romania. GSP is a regional leader in offshore drilling, providing a wide range of offshore drilling and drilling connected services, offshore constructions, engineering solutions and technical consultancy.

The companies within Upetrom Group have activities in onshore and offshore drilling, oilfield equipment production, design engineering, as well as in the tourism sector. Today, Upetrom Group as more than 5000 employees and is operating worldwide, with representative offices in various countries.

Further Information:

Sanda Gabriela Murtaza
PR Specialist, Grup Servicii Petroliere
Tel.: +40 241 555 255, extension 2161

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