Our marine solutions handle activities related to warm and cold lay up, marine maintenance and preservation, non-destructive test (NDT) inspections and certification, floating hose maintenance, vessel/ship tank cleaning, demucking and waste disposal.
As one of the best marine solution companies in Malaysia, we strive to provide excellent services that will enable you to meet your objectives and goals, which would benefit you in producing effective strategy and planning for your business.
We understand that your decision to lay-up your marine assets – vessels or rigs would have been driven by the need to reduce cost during low or no earnings period without compromising the asset’s integrity.
Altus understand these expectations and share the same objectives. We will work with you to design suitable lay-up scopes that meet your marine asset’s specific requirements.
Our lay-up approach covers the following: –
List of Services for Lay-up
Altus has all relevant licences and permits to lay up vessels and rigs at locations shown in the following map.
Cold Lay-up : Brunei Bay – Labuan, Sungai Johor and PGU Anchorage Area – Johor
Hot Lay-up : Bintulu – Sarawak, Lumut – Perak, Kuantan – Pahang, Batam – Indonesia, Gresik – Indonesia
The decision to lay-up marine assets would have cost benefits but also present risks to asset integrity and costly reactivation works if the right strategies are not in place. Rig/Vessel that is sitting idle for a period of time without preservation and maintenance would be exposed to the following risks:
For each lay-up, Altus will evaluate the economical benefits on various scenarios, which include taking into consideration the lay-up location’s climate, the lay-up period, the condition of each equipment and parts of the rigs, and the reactivation time required before making any proposal on preservation and maintenance of your asset.
Our scope of services for preservation and maintenance work include the following:
When rigs or offshore oil well platform or floating processing and storage units reach the end of their life span, they will need to be dismantled and decommissioned. It is important that the exercise is undertaken with the best regulated safety practices and the most cost-effective.
Our services for marine asset decommissioning or disposal include the following:
The oil and gas industry is a very highly regulated industry. Oil companies, contractors, service companies, manufacturers, insurance companies and other stakeholders are confronted by an increasing complex processes, large investments, new technologies and increasing legal, safety and environmental regulations that are put in place to ensure continuous supply, achieve investment objectives and safeguard the safety of the people, environment and assets.
At Altus, we acknowledge that Inspection and Certification are important to meet the above objectives. Over the years, we have developed our own expertise and provided qualified inspectors for the following inspections:
When offshore floating hose requires repair, maintenance or periodical inspections, often you will be confronted with the challenges to find the expertise and facilities to repair and maintain your hose that are far from your location. This would mean that you will have to spend more money for logistics and allow more downtime.
Our services are developed with these challenges in mind. Altus has developed a mobile team of experts with mobile equipment that can create facilities with the capability to repair and maintain your hose at an onshore marine facilities near you. With Altus purpose-built hose launcher, you no longer require slipway to launch your hose. These services are available in Kemaman, Bintulu, Labuan, Miri, Johor, Tok Bali, and Lambongan-Indonesia.
Our offshore floating hose repair and maintenance services include:
Realising that most of our services would require marine fleet supports such as Platform Service Vessel (PSV), Anchor Handling Tug (AHT), Work Barge, Accommodation Barge, Flat-Top Barge, Crew Vessel and Heavy Lift Vessel, Altus has developed partnerships with many vessel owners in the region to enable us to provide the right chartering solution for you.
Ship to Ship (STS) is the most economical solution for cargo operation without the use of jetty or berth. It is suitable for LNG, crude, fuel bunkering, crude palm oil and timber. At present, our services are available in Johor and Kedah, Malaysia.
Our services include: