MacGregor Bags Mooring Systems Order from CNOOC

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the on-vessel mooring system for a deepwater Floating Production Unit (FPU).

Sketch of the platform

The order is booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2019 order intake and the delivery will take place in the first quarter of 2020.

The semi-submersible production unit is intended for operation in a deepwater natural gas field in the western part of the South China Sea.

MacGregor helps customers manage the offshore hook-up phase of their floating production units with efficient on-vessel mooring solutions,” said Hoye Hoyesen, vice president, Advanced Offshore Solutions, MacGregor.

“We understand the importance of ensuring critical system reliability and availability throughout the lifetime of a project,and are delighted that CNOOC has chosen us to be their partner in this project.”