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SEC-Move to new Office

From the beginning of April 2017, our Ho Chi Minh office has been moved from the old address at 32-34 Ngo Duc Ke, Ben Nghe ward, District 1 to the new one at 165/79 Nguyen Thai Binh, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1.

Should you need to contact us, please refer to the new address or phone number +84-8-22200585

Transportation and installation for BK-TNG Topside & Living Quarter

On September 21st, SEC – BOSKALIS joint venture has successfully lifted and installed the topside of BK – Thien Ung platform weighing over 4,200 MT at Thien Ung field, Block 04-3, 270km offshore Vung Tau. The work was executed using heavy lift vessel “Asia Hercules III (AH III)” with lifting capacity of 5000 MT. Overall, this is the most important part of BK – Thien Ung platform construction project owned by PetroVietnam (PVN) and AO Zarubezhneft, operated by Vietsovpetro (VSP) as main contractor.

After the installation of BK – Thien Ung topside, SEC – BOSKALIS JV continued to successfully install the living quarter of 700 MT on September 24th.

With this remarkable accomplishment of BK – Thien Ung project, it is once again showing the steady development of SEC, strengthening company position, proving the capability of executing T&I projects and naming SEC as one of reputable, high quality service suppliers to Oil & Gas industry in the territory of Vietnam.

July 2014: SEC’s New Facility In Vung Tau Is Well On The Way To Completion.

July 2014.
SEC ‘s new facility in Vung Tau is now close to completion and will meet the planned completion date of end of 2014. In order for SEC to achieve the high standards sought for in the facility, international companies were contracted for the design, structural checks, the supply of capital equipment, and to work with reputable and experienced local contractors throughout the process.

Contractors include:
1) Architects: ADA French firm based in HCMC
2) Structural design, M & E Design and Structural Checks: Aurecon, an Australian company with offices worldwide.
3) Civil Contractors: TVT from HCMC, a local company experienced in industrial facilities.
4) M & E Contractors: TES from HCMC, a local company experienced in industrial facilities.
5) Crane Suppliers and Installers: DEMAG, German company with offices in HCMC and a leading supplier of cranes worldwide.
6) Metal Buildings done by: Bluescope Steel, a large Australian company with offices in HCMC.
7) Main workshop door: 11 x 11 meters. ASA Abloy / Mega Door, a world leader in door solutions from USA with offices in Singapore.

As seen from the street, SEC’s new offices and workshop are entering the final stages of construction. Mechanical and Electrical installations are more than 70 % complete and the Fit Out is about to start.

Mrs. Duong Huong Giang (right) inspects workshop progress. The Workshop has been built to impressive specifications. Approximately 1700 square meters of floor space, 2 DEMAG gantry cranes, each with 2 x 32 ton hoists, A back up generator with more than enough output to run the entire workshop thru a power cut, a state of the art fume extraction system with filters at welding stations, a large compressor with access points through out the work shop, a 11 meter x 11 front door to allow entry for very large pieces of equipment and a floor load bearing ability of 50-60 tons/ sq. mtr.

The workshop floor viewed for the top level of the rear offices. The 2 Demag gantry cranes can be seen as they have recently been installed and workers are finishing the final stages of the roof. It had been left incomplete to allow crane installation.

The new office building which will also include conference and training facilities.

SEC Base-Ground Breaking Ceremony

Saturday, 13th July 2013: The long awaited ground breaking ceremony took place for SEC Base in Dong Xuyen Industrial Zone, Vungtau. It was a beautiful sunny day and according to Vietnamese customs 5 Buddhist Monks were invited all the way from Thailand and Myanmar to give this project their blessing.

Opening Speech by Giang

Opening Speech by Mrs. Giang

After an inspiring speech from Mrs. Duong Huong Giang the following people had the honour to ceremoniously break the first ground; (from left to right) Mr. Nguyen Hieu Nghia, vice Director TVT, Project Manager SEC, Mrs. Duong Thuy Chi, Director Lien Thanh; Mrs. Duong Huong Giang, director SEC; Mr. Walter Leijen, Business development manager SEC.

Ground breaking

To mark this special occasion two tree were planted on both sides of the future entrance gate to the yard under the supervision of the Monks.

Tree planting

Tree planting

Blessing tree

Blessing tree

The new SEC base will offer 1600 m2 of office space and 1800 m2 covered workshop with 128 metric tons total lifting capacity and a heavy duty floor. The main entrance door to the workshop will be a whopping 11 meters wide and 10 meters high in order to allow fully assembled dredging equipment to be brought in.
Everything going to plan the facility will be commissioned middle of 2014.

SEC Base artist impression

SEC Base artist impression

Right after the ceremony was finished it started to rain, which can only be interpreted as a good omen. An update on the construction process will follow later this year.

Group Photo

Group Photo

SEC delivers IHC BEAVER® 5014C to LCC

SEC has recently delivered a STANDARD CUTTER SUCTION DREDGER – IHC BEAVER® 5014C to Lung Lo Construction Corporation (LCC).
The dredger was built by IHC Beaver Dredgers B.V. – a member of IHC Merwede group and the global market leader for efficient dredging & mining vessels and equipment.
IHC Beaver 5014C has total installed power of 1,091kW (1,484hp) with a submerged dredge pump mounted on the cutter ladder which gives higher output at higher dredging depth. The dredge pump is driven by 746 kW (1,015hp) Caterpillar engine via pivoting gearbox.

Highly efficiency fuel consumption and overall operating costs
New highly effective cutter drive system
Hull consists of two side pontoons connected by small coupling pontoons
Very simple and fast assembly, afloat and onshore
Ready for operation on arrival at site
Standard design, allowing short delivery time
Standard spare parts available on stock
Designed as standard to qualify for Coastal Walters Certificate

Principal particulars

Length overall, ladder raised 35.10m
Length over pontoons, moulded 23.50m
Breath, moulded 9.50m
Depth, moulded 2.46m
Side pontoons, moulded 23.50 x 2.95 x 2.46m
Mean draught with full bunkers approx. 1.50m
Maximum standard dredging depth 14.00m
ID of suction/discharge pipes 500mm
Total dry weight approx 174t

SEC appreciate your visit to our booth in INMEX Vietnam 2013

SEC would like to say thank you to all  customers whom took the time to visit our booth at Inmex Vietnam 2013 .

SEC always looks forward to opportunities to provide quality products and services to you and hopes to meet you soonest again

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