Kongsberg Maritime awarded systems contracts for new projects in Asia

Kongsberg Maritime has won separate contracts with three shipyards in Asia for major technology deliveries to specialist offshore vessels.

Kongsberg Maritime
Kongsberg Maritime

Offshore staff

KONGSBERG, NorwayKongsberg Maritime has won separate contracts with three shipyards in Asia for major technology deliveries to specialist offshore vessels.

Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea, and Cosco Shipyard in China have each selected Kongsberg Maritime solutions for, in total, nine advanced offshore drilling units, an accommodation unit, a multi-purpose construction vessel, and four liquefied natural gas vessels with integrated automation systems.

The deliveries total over NOK 400 million ($67 million) and include extensive dynamic positioning, automation, navigation, hydro-acoustic positioning, and riser management technology. For these new contracts, Kongsberg Maritime is supplying all key positioning and automation systems, while the new-generation riser management systems for the drilling units are being designed and delivered by its sister companyKongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies.

11/01/2013

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