Malaysia Book of Records “Deepest Saturation Dive”

Topics: Saturation diving, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Pages: 2 (517 words) Published: March 9, 2011
Kuala Lumpur, 5 December 2007:
Offshore Subsea Works Sdn Bhd has recently achieved a Malaysia Book of Records Feat for the ‘Deepest Saturation Dive’. The dive was carried out by a Malaysian Diver, En. Bokhari Sae, on 23 July 2007 to a depth of 197 meters at Murphy Oil’s Kikeh Field, off Sabah waters.

Offshore Subsea Works Sdn Bhd (OSS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Offshore Works Sdn Bhd, was incorporated in September 2002 with the primary goal of pioneering professional underwater services to Malaysia’s oil and gas industry. OSS service profile encompasses underwater engineering, inspection, repair and maintenance, surface and saturation diving services, remotely operated vehicle (R.O.V.) services, hyperbaric welding services, Single Point Mooring system inspection, repair and maintenance work, third party classification survey, and pipeline and structural repair services.

In just a few years, OSS has earned the recognition of industry players as a fully integrated, one-stop marine contractor for this region’s oil and gas industry and has built up an impressive profile of valued multinational clients namely ExxonMobil, Petronas Penapisan Melaka, Shell, ENI Saipem, Carigali Hess, Modec, SBM Inc., PTSC Offshore Services, TL Offshore, Talisman Energy and PT Trans Gas Indonesia. OSS has also achieved accreditation from the International Standard Organisation or ISO, certified by SIRIM in 2005 and is registered with government agencies and organisations such as Petronas, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Defence and CIDB.

OSS conducted the ‘Deepest Saturation Dive’ at the Kikeh deepwater field using their Dynamic Positioning Diving Support Vessel or DPDSV “Offshore Stephaniturm”. The DPDSV is equipped with a 12-man DRAEGER 230 meter rated Saturation Diving System capable of split level saturation in full compliance with the IMCA International Code of Practice Audit and IMO regulations. It is also permanently equipped with a 75hp Work Class Remotely Operated...
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