Porto Amboim rock in the past provided with a lighthouse.
Porto Amboim Harbour
Barge H332 ready for the load-out
Barge outfitting, for each spool changes have to be made
In-between spool support
Spreader frame support installed on the barge.
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3D dimensional control on the spool.
Ready for load-out
Crane, upper rigging, spreader frame, lower rigging and spool assembly, ready for load-out.
Offshore shackle configuration to be operated by a ROV.
Installation of a buoyancy module.
Toolbox talk for the employees and client staff, direct involved in y=the load-out
All instructions regarding the operation and safety regulations are shared.
Lifting the spool from its assembly supports
Transport of the spool to the barge
Touch down of the spreader frame in its supports
Spool #5, load-out accomplished, PM’s Michal Antecki (L) and Hugo Antin (R)
A drone picture of the yard where the 8 spool assembly slots can be identified
This was the last working week of John. John has a history of 9 years Africa with the the last 3 years serving as Operational Manager at the HPA yard. John contributed to the readiness for the Kaombo project. With his knowledge of manpower as well as the pragmatic approach of the staff in all kinds op issues, the right man on the right place, placed John in a unique position. Up till today John is highly apprecciated and respected collegue as well by the local- as the expatriate staff. Reaching this year the age of 65 for John it is time to retire and spend some more time in the Netherlands.