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  • 20 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Amarcon BV, a Dutch company that develops and markets software solutions for the shipping industry. The acquisition will expand ABB’s advisory systems offering for customers in the maritime sectors. The transaction is expected to be closed in the third quarter of 2012. Based […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has ordered a custom-built cable-laying vessel from Kleven shipyard in Norway. The new ship will be 140 meters long and 30 meters wide and is expected to boost the capacity of ABB’s submarine cable operations while achieving greater efficiency and precision. Delivery is expected in 2017. “This next-generation vessel incorporating state-of-the-art ABB technologies […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Oil major BP has signed a frame-agreement with Zurich-based ABB appointing ABB as one of its global Main Electrical Contractors (MEC).

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced that Michel Demaré will step down as ABB’s Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee. He has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Syngenta beginning in April 2013 and will in the future focus on his various Board roles. […]

  • 17 June 2013

    The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Joe Hogan in this role in an orderly transition on September 15, 2013. Hogan will continue with ABB for some months as Senior Advisor to the Board. Spiesshofer joined […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Equipment

    Offshore Energy Today had a chat with ABB’s Per Erik Holsten, Managing Director, Oil, Gas and Chemicals IA Division, about the new ABB Ability Collaborative Operations Center in Oslo as well as ABB’s collaboration with Arundo Analytics, and ABB’s efforts to enable subsea factories of the future.

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business in a €836 million ($934 million) deal.

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Joe Hogan in this role in an orderly transition on September 15, 2013. Hogan will continue with ABB for some months as Senior Advisor to the Board. Spiesshofer joined […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABB, which has over 30 years of wind power experience, released a video that shows its wind power solutions.  The company says that it delivers wind economy in every wind energy project it is involved in. ABB developed the world’s first circuit breaker for high voltage direct current (HVDC), which brought the company to be […]

  • 10 May 2013

    ABB Chief Executive Officer Joe Hogan has decided to leave ABB for private reasons. A date for his departure has not yet been decided. Hogan will continue to lead ABB until a successor is announced. He is committed to a smooth transition. “Joe is a great and successful CEO and has done a remarkable job of […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Kleven in Ulsteinvik, Norway has secured a new job to construct a DP3 cable-laying vessel for a Swiss-based cable specialist ABB. The 140 by 30 meters vessel, based on a design from Salt Ship Design, is scheduled for delivery in 2017. MAATS Tech is responsible for the integration of the cable lay mission equipment in the […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced that Michel Demaré will step down as ABB’s Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee. He has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Syngenta beginning in April 2013 and will in the future focus on his various Board roles. […]

  • 16 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed a cooperation agreement with Canyon Offshore for trenching services to support ABB’s subsea high-voltage cable installation projects. “Subsea cables are increasingly being deployed for interconnections and offshore wind integration projects,” said Martin Gross, head of ABB’s Grid Systems business, within the Power Systems division. […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    ABB has been selected to deliver electrical propulsion, power, safety and automation systems on a single control system platform for a 5000T heavy-lift pipelay construction vessel. This is the first time ABB delivers power and propulsion system fully integrated with the 800xA automation solution for this type of vessel. The vessel, will be built by Wuchang […]

  • 26 February 2013

    MIT Technology Review, the official science and technology journal of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), named ABB to its 2013 list of top 50 global innovators. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, was cited for a technology breakthrough in 2012 that solved a 100-year-old electrical engineering puzzle and paved the way for […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Ice-class passenger ferry was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor.

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABB Chief Executive Officer Joe Hogan has decided to leave ABB for private reasons. A date for his departure has not yet been decided. Hogan will continue to lead ABB until a successor is announced. He is committed to a smooth transition. “Joe is a great and successful CEO and has done a remarkable job […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has ordered a custom-built cable-laying vessel from Kleven shipyard in Norway. The new ship will be 140 meters long and 30 meters wide and is expected to boost the capacity of ABB’s submarine cable operations while achieving greater efficiency and precision. Delivery is expected in 2017. “This next-generation vessel incorporating state-of-the-art ABB technologies […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Joe Hogan in this role in an orderly transition on September 15, 2013. Hogan will continue with ABB for some months as Senior Advisor to the Board. Spiesshofer joined […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, signed a long-term Preventive Service agreement with China LNG Shipping International Co. Ltd (CLSICO) to provide maintenance services to all ABB equipment onboard of its six LNG vessels in the next five years. The contract commenced January 1, 2013. The new service agreement will help CLSICO with […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Storage, Technology

    ABB has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter platform SylWin alpha. The cable will link […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, IT & Software, Project & Tenders, Technology

    ABB has signed an agreement with energy solutions provider Yinson for electrical, control and telecommunication equipment and services onboard the Anna Nery floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel bound for the Marlim 2 oil field in Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.