Kongsberg to supply three deepwater drilling rigs with equipment

CIMC Yantai Raffles in China and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding in Korea both have ordered DP, automation, safety systems, navigation, hydroacoustic positioning, and riser management equipment for new drilling rigs from Kongsberg Maritime (OSE:KOG).

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KONGSBERG, Norway– CIMC Yantai Raffles in China and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding in Korea both have ordered DP, automation, safety systems, navigation, hydroacoustic positioning, and riser management equipment for new drilling rigs from Kongsberg Maritime (OSE:KOG).

The contracts are for two new Frigstad D90 rigs and one new Bassoe Technology BT-UDS drillship.

Both projects are design according to DNV Dynpos Autro, IMO DP Class 3, and will operate in water depths up to 3,000 m (9,840 ft). The rigs are due for delivery to the owner Frigstad Drilling in the first and third quarters of 2016, and to Sigma Drilling in 2Q 2015.

7/02/2013

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