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ABB to supply electrical power systems for Ramform Titan seismic vessels

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ZURICH, Switzerland – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has contracted ABB to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for two Ramform Titan-class seismic vessels.

Under the $26-million order, ABB will supply an advanced complete power and diesel electric system package, consisting of medium voltage switchboards including power management systems, generators, transformers, frequency converters, and motors.

The vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2015 to Petroleum Geo-Services ASA.

The Ramform Titan-class vessels are the newest generation in the Ramform series, featuring advanced 3D seismic data acquisition/analysis capability. The vessels are 104.2 m (342 ft) long, 70 m (230 ft) wide, and have a 6.4 m (21 ft) draft.

3/13/2013

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