Rolls-Royce has agreed to sell its loss-making commercial marine business to Norwegian firm Kongsberg for an enterprise value of £500 million.
Supply chain companies will have a chance to promote themselves in poster format at next month’s Offshore Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews.
Marine technology specialist Kongsberg Maritime has started work on a contract worth £144million to install electrical systems on two new ferries being built for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service. Norwegian headquartered Kongsberg was handed the contract by shipbuilder Ferguson Maritime Engineering (FMEL), which is constructing the vessels at its yard on the Clyde. The 330ft long ferries will be capable of carrying 127 cars or HGVs and up to 1,000 passengers.
Statoil has been awarded a grant from ENOVA to test the condition monitoring capabilities of the Kongseberg EmPower System for the floating wind turbine Hywind Demo.
Kongsberg has been awarded a three-year contract by Wintershall for provision of its SiteCom real-time data aggregation and visualisation technology for well construction.
A German-based oil and gas firm has landed a contract with Saipem. Kongsberg Oil and Gas Technologies will deliver subsea structures for the gas export pipeline project of the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project.