ABB books $200 million in marine orders from Asia

abblogoABB reports that in the second quarter it booked orders for a total of $200 million from Samsung Heavy Industries, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Keppel FELS and Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd., to supply equipment for 24 new jack-up and DP drilling vessels and one FPSO.

"This group of important orders underscores ABB's excellent reputation for delivering comprehensive, reliable solutions that help our marine customers operate at the highest levels of efficiency," said Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB's Process Automation division.

ABB's scope of supply includes complete electrical systems and related equipment such as generators, distribution switchboards, and transformers, as well as drives and motors to power the ships' thrusters and drilling systems.

August 15, 2011

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