Aker Solutions wins $235 mln contracts

Aker Solutions has been awarded two contracts by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in Korea worth $235 million.

Aker said the contracts were for delivery of drilling equipment for two ultra deepwater drillships.

Aker Solutions will deliver complete drilling equipment packages consisting of engineering, equipment deliveries and commissioning services.

Aker CEO Roald Amundsen said the contracts supported the group’s s our goal for continued growth and development within the drilling equipment segment.

The drillships are scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2011 and the fourth quarter of 2011.