Kongsberg handling system chosen for newbuild vessels in China and Korea

Kongsberg Maritime’s “Full Picture” solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of 330 million NOK ($53 million).

Kongsberg Maritime is providing handling systems to newbuild vessels for shipbuilders in China and Korea.
Kongsberg Maritime is providing handling systems to newbuild vessels for shipbuilders in China and Korea.

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KONGSBERG, NorwayKongsberg Maritime’s “Full Picture” solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of 330 million NOK ($53 million).

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co. (DSIC), CIMC Raffles, Cosco Shipyard, and Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in China, as well as Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea, are the shipbuilders that have selected Kongsberg’s Full Picture technology deliveries.

Kongsberg Maritime will provide integrated dynamic positioning, automation, navigation, and hydroacoustic positioning. Riser management solutions will be supplied by sister companyKongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies. The delivery is for four advanced offshore drilling units, two advanced accommodation units, six LNG vessels, and one LNG FSRU with an integrated automation system.

One of the contracts with DSIC is for an advanced semisubmersible drilling rig of Agility Group A5000 design, for the major Chinese drilling contractor,China Oilfield Services.

07/18/2014

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