ABB to power drilling semis
ABB wins series of orders for propulsion and electrical systems for new drilling rigs and an intervention vessel.
(International) - ABB has secured contracts worth $140 million 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; and
-- Outfitting of a well intervention vessel, an anchor handler, and a towing vessel for Island Offshore, and another anchor handler vessel for Farstad Shipping.