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Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#1  Postby salcom » Sun Oct 12, 2008 3:46 am

After encouraged by Spamz.. i also write up my trip details.. haha.. will keep updating coz i'm still on the job..

My job is about spool piece installation in Vung Tau, Vietnam, the oil city in Vietnam just like Miri in Sarawak.

Green river, wetsuit, booties, coverall ready

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So flight begin from Kuching to KL and from KL to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh city is chaotic IMHO and Vung Tau seen much more organized and clean. Seen a forwarded picture of messy wire? I saw it in Ho Chi Minh City too

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Don't mess with motorcycles in Vietnam... every where..

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Ringgit to VND (Vietnamese Dong) is around RM1 to VND4744 so now am super rich

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Vung Tau is beautiful

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My Cabin

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Saturation Chamber control panel

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HRC, thanks for posing David, LST (life support technician)

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Dive med lock for item transfer

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Diving gas used for saturation diver

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Messy sat system cables

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Bell launching

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Wear your harness!! if not you will need to swim up!

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Gym room

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Sauna!

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Offshore... pretty

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Rang Dong

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Air Diving wetbell

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Air diving gas control

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Air diving communication panel

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Burning!!

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Hope u guys like it!
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#2  Postby Spazm » Sun Oct 12, 2008 3:58 am

Wow..a SAT system...cool!!...

Thanks a lot for the picture Malcom...can't wait for you to post up more..since you have internet on job..

Give my regards to Dennis Ok....and post a picture of both u guys onboard leh..and ask him to log in to MUW..heh heh
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#3  Postby Scorpenesub » Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:33 am

Cool.... Vietnam is the new China and there will be plenty of oil exploration activities in the coming years. So commercial divers will have plenty of jobs lined up.

Thanks for sharing those pictures, buddy..
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#4  Postby mocha » Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:45 am

thanx salcom.... nice to see all this pics... some place most of us dun get to go....  :)
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#5  Postby mart1njo3 » Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:22 pm

Congrats on your 1st experience. Be careful of the shitter hose on the starboard side.  :D :D

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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#6  Postby Snafu » Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:19 pm

Nice one bro...keep it coming!!!!!

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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#7  Postby salcom » Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:47 am

thanks everyone.. will keep everyone posted.. now busy.. hard to take pic too.. haha
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#8  Postby ironore » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:14 am

good one bro.. enjoy them pictures..

be safe always... question how was the food onboard?
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#9  Postby dwtk » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:25 pm

wow ... the chamber controls looks kinda complicated la bro haha ... how u coping up over there ? interesting pics man!
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#10  Postby salcom » Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:46 am

ironore wrote:good one bro.. enjoy them pictures..

be safe always... question how was the food onboard?


food was great... u can choose from, kari, rendang, salad, belacan, roti canai, briyani, fish and chip, steak, spaghetti, corn flakes, bread, cheese, mee hoon..

u can drink milo, kopi, tea, juice, milk, of course plain water.. and alcohol is strictly prohibited

they have fruits too. excellent for me..
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#11  Postby salcom » Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:03 am

hi everyone. As promised.. more pic spam!

inside of HRC
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gas we used, the less oxygen you used.. the more deeper you can go
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Bolt tensioner
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FSO
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Air compressor
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Metrology Table
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Another platform where we carry out spool piece installation
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Wearing jeans underwater?
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Lift bag and air hose
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Work cage
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Shackles
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Hoist Lever
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A Frame for carrying pipe underwater
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#12  Postby Spazm » Sun Oct 19, 2008 4:30 am

Wow...lots of tools on the job to learn about. After you come back from the job, Can you teach abit bro on that??..:)
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#13  Postby salcom » Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:31 am

eh bro.. i only half pail water with all the things.. malu nak ajar too..  :icon_tongue:
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#14  Postby Spazm » Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:02 am

salcom wrote:eh bro.. i only half pail water with all the things.. malu nak ajar too..  :icon_tongue:


no lah..in our journey offshore...we never stop learning..there will be things that you bound to know more than myself..:)

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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#15  Postby syed » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:19 am

Very interesting indeed. I have always wondered what commercial (technical?) diving involves. Thanks for sharing your experience. More photos perhaps?
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#16  Postby faceless » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:48 pm

haa..you want girl's phone number at VT? I have one..huhu  :P
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#17  Postby DragonDreams » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:58 pm

Congrats man! Here is to many more jobs to come!

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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#18  Postby salcom » Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:03 am

Spazm wrote:
no lah..in our journey offshore...we never stop learning..there will be things that you bound to know more than myself..:)

Cheers



true true.. eh u come back already?
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#19  Postby hornshark » Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:14 pm

congrats to you also on your first job man.... :laughing11:
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#20  Postby bigjoe74 » Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:38 pm

salcom wrote:eh bro.. i only half pail water with all the things.. malu nak ajar too..  :icon_tongue:


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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#21  Postby necrosis » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:52 pm

I got soft copy. Anyone interested, PM me your email address, I'll try email it to you.
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#22  Postby toyol » Sat Jan 24, 2009 12:20 am

nice bro :icon_salut: :icon_salut:
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#23  Postby Sphyrna » Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:03 pm

Cool..Congratulations
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Re: Vung Tau offshore, Vietnam, my first experience

Post Number:#24  Postby Arewhere » Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:56 pm

    huhuuhuhuhu...... cool...

          have a nice day.... :smileinbox:
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