Aker Solutions wins mooring systems contracts

Aker Solutions has been awarded two contracts totaling $28 million --one with Bluewater Industries Inc. and one with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) -- for the design and supply of on-vessel mooring systems.

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OSLO -- Aker Solutions has been awarded two contracts totaling $28 million --one with Bluewater Industries Inc. and one with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) -- for the design and supply of on-vessel mooring systems.

The Bluewater contract consists of eccentric fairlead chain stoppers and roller RamWinches for a deep-draft production unit owned by ATP Oil & Gas Corp. The hull for the deep-draft production unit, featuring Moss Maritime's Octabuoy design, will be built by Cosco Shipyard in China. After completion it will be located on the Cheviot field at the British Sector of the North Sea.

The DSME contract consists of eccentric fairlead chain stoppers for thePazflor FPSO destined to operate in Angolan waters. The FPSO is being built by DSME in South Korea.

The equipment will be manufactured in Europe and South Korea. Delivery is scheduled for 2009.

08/08/2008

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