About Us

Who We Are

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Moonpool Consultants Pte Ltd is a company based in Singapore, originally founded by French naval architects Nicolas Genton and Olivier Chapuis who took over and expanded a rig project management business named Protomax Ltd.

We are a team of engineers & specialists having built our professional experience working with some of the most predominant international offshore services companies (Schlumberger, Sedco-Forex, Transocean, Cameron, Saipem).

Our track records include all types of offshore units – MODUs and MOPUs: Drilling barges, Jack-ups, Liftboats, Tenders TAD, Semi-submersibles and Drillships.

Since our inception in 2002 we have completed several major projects involving both our specialties: project management and design services.

We have the capability to design customized offshore vessels starting from a blank sheet of paper, follow up construction and up to delivery to our customer.



  • Structural design, finite element analysis
  • Naval architecture
  • Vessel stability, hull sizing
  • Drilling system integration
  • 3D vessel and drilling machinery layout
  • Mechanical, HVAC & piping systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Vessel & drilling systems instrumentation
  • Rig accommodations and related systems
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Our Major Achievements


  • Engineering & project management for 3 new built drilling swamp barges: “Raissa”, “Maera” & “Yani” all three initially hired by Total in Indonesia (project with Protomax Ltd).
  • Complete project management team and engineering support for construction of the new Jack-up “Soehanah”, also initially hired by Total in Indonesia.
  • Complete basic design package and construction preparation for the deep water drilling vessel “Equatorial Driller ED-168”.
  • Complete “in House” Basic Design Package & set of construction specifications for high specification Jack Up “KJU-Tiger Class”.
  • Complete Basic Design Package for jumboisation project of tender assist drilling barge “Triumph 109”.
  • Engineering services as Owner representative for new build jack-up rig “Explorer I”.

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