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N-KOM completes more than 1,200 projects

  • Sep 07, 2021
  • The Peninsula

Doha: Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), which provides repair, conversion and construction services for marine vessels, offshore and onshore structures, has completed 1,239 projects. 

Among these projects, 128 projects were related to LNG carriers, 141 were related to tankers, 120 were related to offshore and onshore structures and 686 were related to other vessels. 

Also, 37 were onshore projects and industrial engineering projects, 22 were related to LPG carriers, 29 were for dredgers/barges, 37 for containers/ cargo and 1 project was related to FSRU (Floating Storage Regasification Unit). 

Qatar’s Premier Shipyard N-KOM has remained fully operational throughout the global pandemic, with enhanced health and safety measures in place to safeguard its employees, contractors and clients.

N-KOM has recently completed drydocking and routine repairs for two Crude Oil Tankers from Sun Enterprises, MT Chios and MT Christina. Both vessel repairs were delivered safely and on time to the client, according to company’s latest issue of its magazine- Voyages. 

Earlier this year, N-KOM completed the drydocking and repairs of LNG carrier Al Deebel for its long-time client MOL LNG Transport (Europe) and Umm Bab from Maran Gas Maritime. 

In addition to routine repairs, renewals and overhauls carried out, both vessels was also retrofitted with a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) and Al Deebel underwent Cargo Tank Membrane repairs. 

The shipyard also successfully completed the conversion of a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) to a Well Stimulation Vessel (WSV) for Schlumberger and Milaha Ship Management.

This is the fourth conversion project undertaken by N-KOM for their repeat client Schlumberger, and is an excellent indicator of the confidence and satisfaction in the yard’s capabilities and ability to deliver high-quality projects on time.

The shipyard has taken extensive precautionary measures in close coordination with local health authorities to develop comprehensive protocols, to reduce risks and ensure work can be done in a safe manner. Through a multi-faceted approach, the shipyard has managed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 at the facility and ensure Business Continuity throughout the global pandemic. 

N-KOM is one of Middle East’s leading shipyards, offering a comprehensive range of marine services as well as solutions for the oil and gas industry.

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