ABB has been awarded an oil and gas contract worth $20 million for providing power and automation technologies to a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) built by the Chinese shipyard COSCO Nantong for Dana Petroleum.
ABB's automation delivery comprises 800xA safety and automation systems, information management system (IMS), condition monitoring system (CMS) and operator training system (OTS). Most of the power equipment is designed into an integrated and compact concept, including 11 kilovolt and 690 kilovolt switchgear, transformers, high voltage and low voltage variable speed drives and uninterruptible power supply (UPS). ABB will deliver 16 different telecommunications systems, among them public address system, entertainment, meteorological and a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). ABB is also responsible for design, engineering, installation, commissioning and project management.