Nexan to supply Usan field FPSO cables

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has awarded Nexans a $9.4-million contract to manufacture and supply cables for the Usan field FPSO.

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PARIS -- Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has awarded Nexans a $9.4-million contract to manufacture and supply cables for the Usan field FPSO.

Nexan's Kukdong factory in South Korea, will manufacture over 1,700 km (1,056 mi) of power, control, instrumentation, and telecommunications cable for the the project. Rated from 1 kV up to 30 kV, the low voltage and medium voltage power cables are compliant with the latest international standards. Nexans will also provide cables with different insulation types (ERP or XLPE) and armor protections (galvanized steel wire braid or copper wire braid).

The cables will be delivered and installed between October 2009 and March 2010.

05/07/2009

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