STEP to supply mud equipment to STX

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, has contracted Aker Solutions’ subsidiary STEP Offshore to supply mud handling equipment for a newbuild drillship for Noble Corp.

Offshore staff

NESBRU, Norway – STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, has contracted Aker Solutions’ subsidiary STEP Offshore to supply mud handling equipment for a newbuild drillship for Noble Corp.

STEP will supply mud mixing, circulation and transfer, bulk storage and transport, and control systems. Delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2011.

STX says it will build the vessel at its Dalian, China, facility and transfer it to the Netherlands for installation and commissioning of topside equipment.

12/29/2010

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