Bennett Offshore

ORCA  Self Elevating Platforms

The design of the ORCA series of self-elevating platforms was a collaboration between Bennett Offshore and the Offshore Technology Development group of Keppel Offshore & Marine. The first ORCA 2500, customized for the Middle East and North Africa, was delivered to a Qatari rig operator in February 2016. A high-specification ORCA 3500 is under construction by Keppel FELS for delivery in Q4 2017. Pictured above is the ORCA 3500-WIND, designed for installation of offshore wind turbines.

Variety of Operations
  • Construction support
  • Light drilling
  • Well intervention
  • Well plug & abandonment
  • Coiled tubing operations
  • Wind farm installation
  • Gas compression
  • Accommodation
  • Range of Locations
  • SE Asia
  • Persian Gulf
  • West Africa
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • India
  • Selected North Sea regions
  • Selected Arctic regions
  • Client/Market Requirements
  • Deck areas
  • POB
  • VDL
  • Environment
  • Water depth
  • Cranes
  • Helideck
  • DP

  • ORCA 10000
    ~115m length

    Can install wind turbines and foundations exceeding 800 tonnes. Designed by the Offshore Technology Development group of Keppel Offshore & Marine.

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    ORCA 4500-WIND
    ~80m length

    An offshore wind installation vessel capable of transporting and installing two complete 6 MW turbine sets, including towers, nacelles, hubs and all lifting and support framing.

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    ORCA 3500
    ~80m length

    Keppel FELS is currently building a high-specification ORCA 3500 for delivery in 4Q 2017. This unit was designed by Bennett Offshore.

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    ORCA 3500-WIND
    ~80m length

    An offshore wind installation vessel with generous deck space allowing transportation and installation of two complete 4 MW turbine sets or one complete 6 MW set.

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    ORCA 2500
    ~61m length

    The Al Safliya, at right, is an ORCA 2500 customized for operations in the Middle East and North Africa. It was delivered to a Qatari rig operator in Febuary 2016.

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    ORCA 1500
    ~45m length

    Updates the classic small liftboats that have been traditional to the Gulf of Mexico by adding modern operational and safety standards.

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    ORCA 1000
    ~60m length

    This three-leg unit was designed to be of service to the offshore oil and gas industry and can operate in water depths of up to 60 meters.

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