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Photo Details
Photographer:Glenn Kasner [View profile]Title:Sedco 703Added:Sep 01, 2006
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
Photo Category: Drilling Rigs/Parts of Drilling Rigs
Seen leaving Cape Town on the barge "Gavea Lifter"
Vessel Identification
Name:Sedco 703
Technical Data
Vessel type:Platform
Gross tonnage:13,680 tons
Summer DWT:12,900 tons

Additional Information
Status:Laid Up
Build year:1974
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Robert West on Sep 26, 2016 20:22 (1 year ago)
It's not the Sedco 703, it's the Sedco 709. The Sedco 703, had 4 thrusters, two aft and 2 forward. This rig is obviously a DP rig, because of the extra thrusters which can be seen aft. Plus the cranes are not National cranes, which the Sedco 703 had. I know this because I started offshore in 1978, on the Sedco 703.
Mats on Sep 08, 2006 20:02 (11 years ago)
Hi Glenn,

Great shot of this interesting super-barge.

She used to be the 150.000 dwt FPSO "Nan Hai Xi Wang".

Best regards
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