Ulstein Electrical Technology has been awarded a pre-commissioning contract for two subsea rock dumping vessels under construction for Jan De Nul Group at AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China.
The vessels will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 meters. The 6,000t vessels measure 95 meters in length and 22 meters in the beam.
“Ulstein Electrical Technology Co. Ltd (UET), has been firmly positioned in Ningbo, China, for several years. Our teams of trained electrical personnel carry out pre-commissioning at several yards in China, the latest projects have been for PSV vessels at yards such as Wuchang, SWS and ROC,” said Stig Hjelvik, deputy managing director.
The pre-commissioning for the rock dumping vessels include wiring and connection work on Ulstein equipment as well as equipment from other providers, and will start shortly, the company said.
The Ulstein equipment includes the power package of generators, switchboards, motor control centre, thruster frequency converters and motors, the automation system ULSTEIN IAS, DP system and thruster control.