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Kongsberg technology selected for LNG vessels

LNG Industry,

Kongsberg Maritime’s ‘Full Picture’ technology solution has been chosen by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 newbuild offshore vessels, including six LNG vessels and one LNG FSRU.

The total value of the contracts is NOK 330 million.

Shipbuilders in Korea/China

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co. (DSIC), CIMC Raffles (CIMC), Cosco Shipyard (COSCO) and Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard (HDZ) in China, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Korea have selected Kongsberg's 'Full Picture' technology deliveries.

The new contracts build on a strong 2013 performance in China and Korea where the company was chosen for several advanced vessel newbuildings.

LNG vessels

Kongsberg Maritime will provide sophisticated integrated Dynamic Positioning (DP), Automation, Navigation and Hydroacoustic positioning. Riser management solutions will be supplied by sister company Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies.

The delivery is for four advanced Offshore Drilling Units, two advanced Accommodation Units, six LNG vessels and one LNG FSRU with Integrated Automation System.


"These new contracts for 2014 build on an excellent 2013 performance in China and Korea, where Kongsberg was chosen for numerous advanced vessel newbuildings by major yards and owners. We truly appreciate the confidence shown by both the shipyards and the vessel owners when selecting Kongsberg as a partner for key technology on these prestigious projects," commented Morten Stanger, Regional Manager Offshore Asia, Kongsberg Maritime.

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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