December 18 - ALE Heavylift Iberica and Megatranz Transportes has successfully performed the load out of a 55 m long, 30 m wide, 70 m high M02 module weighing and 8,000 tonnes at Mau

The module is for the Mexilhão field in the Santos Basin in Brazil. The field lies off the coast of Sao Paulo, approximately 160 km offshore and in water depths of between 320 m and 550 m. The total cost of the development has been put at around USD 1.9 billion.

For the load-out, ALE used four x 850 tonne capacity strand hydraulic pulling units. The load out average speed was 11 metres per hour. The barge used for the load-out was the S-600 owned by Saipem.