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Kongsberg Maritime: Seismic Handling System Success for Kongsberg Evotec

Press Release   •   Jan 18, 2016 09:00 GMT

Kongsberg Maritime’s wholly owned deck equipment specialist Kongsberg Evotec reports a strong start to the year with three separate new contracts for advanced Seismic Handling systems.

Two contracts, for customers located in China, are for delivery of Seismic Handling systems for a six streamer vessel and a two streamer vessel. Both vessels are currently under construction in China and Kongsberg Evotec will start equipment deliveries from October 2016.

Kongsberg Evotec also signed a contract with a Norwegian customer for a Seismic Handling system featuring a containerised gun system. The equipment is scheduled for delivery in Norway, July 2016.

All Kongsberg Evotec Seismic Handling systems are custom built for specific vessel and client needs, using an established portfolio of reliable, feature rich equipment that covers: Streamer handling system, Gun handling system, Wide tow system, Back-deck control system and additional seismic products.

Kongsberg Evotec provides services from design to total engineering, fabrication, installation, commissioning and start up, ensuring that all seismic vessel back deck equipment supports a vessel’s ability to operate efficiently, allowing for faster, safer operation that impacts positively on the profitability of any survey project.

“While demonstrating the strength and capabilities of Kongsberg Evotec’s technology for handling systems for seismic vessels, the contracts also show our strength in new markets and signal the E&P sector’s willingness to invest in systems to improve operations, even during the current oil & gas climate,” says Torkjell Ringstad, VP Handling Solutions, Kongsberg Maritime.


For further information, please contact:

Torkjell Ringstad
VP Handling Solutions
Global Sales & Marketing
Kongsberg Maritime AS
Tel: +47 97 60 37 99

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 developed systems for vessels cover all aspects of automation, control, navigation, safety and dynamic positioning. Subsea solutions include single and multibeam echo sounders, and AUV/underwater navigation, communication and camera systems. Marine and offshore training simulators, 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.