General – Sandpiper Allseas
Sandpiper, Allseas’ new barge for shallow water offshore construction activities, was inaugurated on October 27 in Singapore with a special ceremony after several upgrading activities in 2022/2023.
The vessel is a flat-bottom, anchored barge for shallow water offshore construction activities, and upgraded for pipelaying.
The 170-meter long Sandpiper is equipped with a 10-point mooring system, pipelay equipment suitable for laying pipe up to of 60 inches in diameter and a piggyback firing line for 6.50 inch diameter pipe.
Sandpiper is also fitted with a davit system that enables her to perform ‘mid-line’ tie-ins and a 800 t crane for construction work.
Sandpiper is planned for worldwide operations, primarily in shallow water areas, both in support of Allseas’ pipelayers and for independent contracting.
It can lay pipes up to a water depth of 150 m. Deeper water projects are possible with modifications depending on the projects specifics.