Drilling propulsion orders

ABB to supply Azid propulsion equipment for three newbuild drilling vessels

Dec 29th, 2005

Offshore staff

(Norway)ABB has secured contracts worth $140 m in total to supply its Azipod propulsion systems and electrical power equipment. The offshore orders include:


• Equipment for a drilling vessel under construction by Samsung in Korea, for Norway's Mosvold Drilling. The scope includes generators, thrusters motors, main switchboards and transformers

• Total electrical power system packages for two semisubs being built at the Jurong Shipyard, Singapore for SeaDrill

• Outfitting of a well intervention vessel, an anchor handler and a towing vessel for Island Offshore, and another anchorhandler for Farstad Shipping.

12/29/05

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