June 2019: Mc Dermott Gooseneck Frame Fabrication

Mc Dermott was awarded a contract by Shell to install umbilicals and pipelines on the Frio subsea project located in the Gulf of Mexico. Core Fabrication, LLC (Core) was in turn awarded a contract by Mc Dermott to provide a gooseneck frame for the Frio project. The gooseneck frame is a structural component weighing approximately 12,500 lbs and is located on the vessel to enable installation of subsea umbilicals and flowlines. Core’s scope of work on this project included qualifying welders, welding procedures, supply of steel, ensuring traceability of materials, fabrication, NDE and putting together a detailed documentation package.