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From News, By admin, Update November 17, 2015 at 12:36 am

ALBA OS entered into an agreement with a well-known offshore drilling contractor to supply two; experienced Commissioning Manager’s to carry out the following duties on two new CJ46 model Jack – Up drilling rigs which were ABS classified ?for a period of six months.

The following work scope was implemented and successfully carried out by the end of March 2015 for the first rig –

1) Review and clarify the status and quality of the ship yard Mechanical Completions & Commissioning documents which are currently in force, and IF; required provide and produce suitable commissioning documents where they are lacking and or substandard, by International & Class Standards

2) Take control of the Mechanical Completions & Commissioning procedures and ensure they are managed in a proper Industry Standard method on a day to day basis and recorded correctly.

3) Build and compile a complete library of Commissioning documents, which will pass scrutiny by any potential third party inspections company, to ensure the rig has been produced to Industry & Class Standards as a minimum.

4) Provide onsite training to the Clients Superintendents who are at present responsible for the Commissioning Phase of the Projects

5) Provide a detailed daily report to the Clients site manager.


Key areas to concentrate on the Commissioning phase of the project specifically but; not limited to the following-


  • Liaise between the Clients Superintendents onsite and their shipyard counterparts.
  • Review Commissioning procedures provided by the shipyard and amend or comment as required.
  • Provide expertise in relation to good industry standard practices prior to commissioning operations commencing and during all commissioning procedures.
  • Conduct “kick off” meeting with the Client & Shipyard representatives to discuss the particular areas of concern.
  • Discuss the plan for the Commissioning Schedule.
  • Firm up the single Commissioning point of contact with the Shipyard management in relation to but not limited to the following –
  • Mile Stones for Commissioning
  • Any potential road blocks to the Commissioning Plan
  • Confirm any FAT visits for key equipment to arrange and schedule.
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