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Ulstein wins system delivery contract

Ulstein wins system delivery contract
Ulstein Power & Control, keen to exhibit its range of equipment for vessels in the offshore industry, has been awarded a contract with AVIC Weihai Shipyard on power and control deliveries for two subsea rock installation vessels for dredging group Jan De Nul.

Set for delivery in 2017, the vessels measure 95 metres in length by 22 metres beam, and will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 metres.

“Ulstein Power & Control has solid expertise in the offshore segment, and with this contract they will be entering a new segment. This is a very important contract, which proves the competitive edge and flexibility of our systems and solutions portfolio. We are very pleased to win these contracts in a tough competition,” commented ceo Gunvor Ulstein, Ulstein Group. She added that the design area in Ulstein Group recently delivered design and solutions for a ship in this segment.

The Ulstein Power & Control delivery includes the power package consisting of generators, switchboards, motor control centre, thruster frequency converters and motors, the automation system ULSTEIN IAS, DP system and thruster control as well as the commissioning. The systems will be delivered in 2016.