Ulstein’s Power Package for Jan de Nul’s SRI Vessels
Ulstein Power & Control has been awarded a contract with AVIC Weihai Shipyard on power and control deliveries for two subsea rock installation vessels for Jan De Nul Group.
The vessels will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 metres.
“Ulstein Power & Control has solid expertise in the offshore segment, and with this contract they will be entering a new segment. This is a very important contract, which proves the competitive edge and flexibility of our systems and solutions portfolio. We are very pleased to win these contracts in a tough competition,” comments CEO Gunvor Ulstein, Ulstein Group.
The Ulstein Power & Control delivery includes the Power package consisting of generators, switchboards, motor control centre, thruster frequency converters and motors, the automation system ULSTEIN IAS®, DP system and thruster control as well as the commissioning, the company explained.
“The solutions and products in a system delivery must be safe, green and cost-effective,” comments managing director Gunnar H. Hide in Ulstein Power & Control.
“With the joint effort from our Headquarter in Norway and our office in China, we managed to win the contract based on price, delivery time, functionality and system quality. We are very grateful for the trust given to us both by AVIC Weihai Shipyard and Jan De Nul Group.”
Ulstein will be delivering the products and systems in 2016. The vessels are scheduled for delivery from the yard in 2017. They measure 95 m in length and 22 m in the beam.