TMC to supply air compressors to China-built FPSO
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding has contracted TMC Compressors to supply the marine compressed air system to a newbuild FPSO.
OSLO, Norway – Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has contracted TMC Compressors to supply the marine compressed air system to a newbuild FPSO.
The vessel is under construction forSBM Offshore at a yard on the Yangtze River in China.
The system will comprise four 400-kW service air compressors with associated air dryers and filters.
TMC’s Per Kjellin said: “The SWS yard clearly stated that they want equipment that has been specifically developed for marine applications – not land-based compressors that have been marinized.”