Norway: Noreq to Provide Rescue Boats for 6 Maersk Drillships
Noreq was recently awarded the contract for Lifeboats, davits, Fast Rescue Boat and Rescue boat davit for the six drill ships Maersk Drilling are building with Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.
The contract is valid for all drill ships and is consisting of 6pcs 80-persons lifeboats together with belonging davit and one fast rescue boat with davit for each ship. Thus a total of 36 lifeboats and davits are ordered all together. This makes this contract the largest in Noreq history.
This record-contract from Samsung is one of many major contracts awarded to Noreq lately.
“2012 and 2013 are looking to be very promising for our company, and we are proud to be approved by the biggest players in our industry.
“We are confident that more orders are coming our way as even more yards and owners discovers the benefits of our davit system” says Mr Styrk Bekkenes, Managing Director in Noreq AS.
Source:Noreq ,September 22, 2011;