Aker Solutions nets major umbilical order

Aker Solutions has won a NOK1.6-billion-plus ($200-million) order to deliver what it claims will be the largest umbilicals system ever produced.

Offshore staff

FORNEBU, NorwayAker Solutions has won a NOK1.6-billion-plus ($200-million) order to deliver what it claims will be the largest umbilicals system ever produced.

The company will supply 250 km (155 mi) of steel-tube umbilicals linkingsubsea facilities to an existing offshore platform for an undisclosed project. 

Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo described the project as “groundbreaking in terms of the size and technology of the umbilicals system.”

The company will manage the program from Oslo and manufacture the consignment at its factory in Moss, with delivery scheduled for end-2018.

10/20/2017

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