Wärtsilä Clinches Accommodation Rig Job in China

 

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, will supply a comprehensive, fully integrated power, propulsion and positioning system for a DP3 Dynamically Positioned offshore accommodation rig being built in China.

The contract was signed in January with Cosco (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd, the yard building the vessel for Singapore based Axis Offshore.

The vessel, equipped with DP3 dynamic positioning system, will feature an integrated Wärtsilä solution that includes the main power generation system, the propulsion system, the electric and automation system and the automation safety system.

Wärtsilä is responsible for engineering, delivery and commissioning of the integrated solution and will also support the yard on-site during the installation phase. The vessel is expected to enter into service in February 2015 for worldwide operations. Wärtsilä will begin deliveries of its equipment in May 2013.

Related: Steel Cutting Ceremony Held for Axis’ Accommodation Unit (China)

“By opting for a complete solution from a single supplier taking full responsibility for integrating all the systems into an efficient, optimized solution, the yards completion risks of this complex semisubmersible rig are minimized and the owners can expect maximum efficiency with optimal lifecycle costs,” says Magnus Miemois, Vice President Wärtsilä Ship Power Solutions. “Wärtsilä is proud to have been selected to supply this vessel with comprehensive power and positioning systems, which is indicative of the company’s continued market share expansion in the offshore sector.”

While the majority of the solution will be engineered and delivered from Wärtsilä’s delivery centres in Europe, Wärtsilä will mobilize a site management team to the shipyard in Qidong, China, joining in close cooperation with the COSCO project team.

 

Press Release, April 17, 2013

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