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Kongsberg Maritime: KONGSBERG Wins EPCI Contract for Newbuild LNG Fuelled RoPax Ferry

Press Release   •   Aug 31, 2017 12:03 BST

‘Full Picture’ contract for Brittany Ferries’ new RoPax ferry ‘Honfleur’

Kongsberg, Norway, 31 August 2017 – Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), a subsidiary of Siem Group. This is the second RoPax contract that Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded at FSG. The ‘Full Picture’ contract, valued at approximately €20 million, covers engineering, procurement and project management, maritime technology deliveries and installation on a LNG fuelled RoPax Ferry for French company Brittany Ferries Ltd. The integrated project will be executed by Kongsberg Maritime’s Solutions department.

The 42,400 gross tonnage LNG RoPax ferry, which will be named ‘Honfleur’, will have an overall length of 187.40 m and a 31.00 m beam, with a cargo capacity of 2,200 lane meters, and an additional dedicated car deck for 300 cars. It will be equipped with 255 passenger cabins and several restaurants, bars and lounges on two decks, with a total capacity of 1800 passengers and crew. Kongsberg Maritime’s project delivery and sophisticated automation and control technology will support the vessel’s design to enable optimal fuel consumption, while meeting current and known future environmental regulations.

The contract includes supply and integration of the LNG Fuel Gas Supply System (FGSS), electrical, telecom and integrated control systems, project management, interface management and engineering services at all stages. Cables, installation and installation materials for the above systems are also included. In addition, a significant technology scope of supply includes; shaft generators, switchboards, automation systems, Emergency Shut Down system (ESD), rudder control, navigation systems, radio/satellite external & internal communication systems, and entertainment & information systems. The engineering and construction phase is estimated to take two years.

“This is the third recent Full Picture contract in Germany based on our extensive EPC offering, reflecting the added value that our integration strategy brings to ship owners,” said Stene Førsund, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, Kongsberg Maritime. “The project is a great example of KONGSBERG’s deep integration between maritime technology and power systems, which introduces tangible efficiencies during delivery, installation and engineering while optimising day-to-day vessel and fleet operations.”


For further information, please contact:

Gunvor Hatling Midtbø

Kongsberg Maritime

Tel: +47 9921 4209

Saul Trewern

Saltwater Stone

Tel: +44 (0)1202 669244

KONGSBERG (OSE-ticker: KOG) is an international, knowledge-based group delivering high technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace. KONGSBERG has 7 700 employees located in more than 25 countries and total revenues of NOK 17.0 billion in 2015.

This information is subject to disclosure requirements pursuant to §5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

About Kongsberg Maritime

Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 20 countries.

Kongsberg Maritime systems for vessels cover all aspects of marine automation, safety, manoeuvring, navigation, and dynamic positioning. Subsea solutions include single and multibeam echo sounders, sonars, AUV/Underwater Robotics, underwater navigation, communication and camera systems.

Training courses at locations globally, LNG solutions, information management, position reference systems and technology for seismic and drilling operations are also part of the company’s diverse technology portfolio.

In parallel with its extensive technology portfolio, Kongsberg Maritime provides services within EIT (Electro, Instrument & Telecom) engineering and system integration, on an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis.

Kongsberg Maritime delivers solutions that cover all aspects of technology underwater and on the water, aboard new build and retrofit vessels, and on offshore platforms and rigs, often under a single supplier strategy called The Full Picture.

Kongsberg Maritime is part of Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG), an international, knowledge-based group that celebrated 200 years in business during 2014. KONGSBERG supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defence and aerospace industries.

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