Doha: Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), which provides repair, conversion and construction services for vessels, offshore and onshore structures, completed 1,239 projects.
Among these projects, 128 projects were related to LNG carriers, 141 to oil tankers, 120 to offshore and onshore structures and 686 to other vessels.
In addition, 37 were onshore projects and industrial engineering projects, 22 were related to LPG carriers, 29 were for dredges / barges, 37 were for containers / cargo and 1 project was related to FSRU (Floating Storage Regasification Unit ).
Qatar’s Premier N-KOM shipyard remained fully operational throughout the global pandemic, with enhanced health and safety measures in place to protect its employees, contractors and customers.
N-KOM recently completed the dry docking and routine repairs of two Sun Enterprises tankers, MT Chios and MT Christina. Repairs to both ships were delivered safely and on time to the customer, according to the company’s latest issue of its Travel magazine.
Earlier this year, N-KOM completed the drydocking and repairs of the LNG carrier Al Deebel for its long-time customer MOL LNG Transport (Europe) and Umm Bab of Maran Gas Maritime.
In addition to the routine repairs, renewals and overhauls carried out, both ships were also fitted with a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) and Al Deebel underwent repairs to the cargo tank membrane.
The shipyard has 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 its loyal customer Schlumberger, and it is an excellent indicator of confidence and satisfaction in the capabilities of the jobsite and its ability to deliver high quality projects to time.
The shipyard has taken many precautionary measures in close coordination with local health authorities to develop comprehensive protocols, reduce risk and ensure that work can be performed in a safe manner. Using a multi-faceted approach, the shipyard was successful in reducing the risk of COVID-19 at the facility and ensuring business continuity throughout the global pandemic.
N-KOM is one of the leading shipyards in the Middle East, providing a full range of marine services as well as solutions for the oil and gas industry.