Kvaerner Grabs Yme Support Structure Contract from Repsol

Kvaerner has been awarded a contract from Repsol Norge for the construction of a permanent caisson support structure for the Yme new development project.

The construction contract, with a value of around NOK 70 million, includes procurement of materials and construction of the Yme support structure which is 38 meters tall and weighs 1 300 tonnes.

Planning, procurement and method work start immediately, while the fabrication in Verdal will start in January 2018, the company informed.

Delivery of the caisson permanent support is planned for June 2018. Constructing the support structure will engage around 60-70 people at Kvaerner’s yard in Verdal in the building period.

“For the yard in Verdal this is an important contract, which in terms of capacity fits well with the construction of the drilling and process platform jackets for Johan Sverdrup and the four blisters for Njord, which will be delivered next year,” said Sturla Magnus, EVP in Kvaerner responsible for structural solutions and the yard in Verdal.

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