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    EB wins newbuild flexible lay system contract

    Equipment & Technology // October 6, 2006

    EB is to build the flexible lay system for NorthOcean 101.

    Oceanteam Power and Umbilical AS has selected Engineering Business (EB) to provide a complete flexible lay system for its newbuild vessel NorthOcean 101.

    The multi million pound EPIC project includes the design, build, installation and commissioning of a turnkey spread of equipment that will be utilised for the installation of flexible product in the offshore power, renewable and hydrocarbon sectors.

    EB will supply a 5,000 tonne capacity carousel, the complete product deployment and overboarding system as well as a fully integrated control system, all for installation on the new build vessel currently under construction in Spain.

    Over the course of a year more than 900 tonnes of high quality equipment will be designed and built in the North East of England.

    Oceanteam commented: "The selection of The Engineering Business as supplier was facilitated by its reputation for being able to deliver a quality product based on the latest technology on time and on budget."

    "Oceanteam consider the coupling of our experience with EB's technical and design capability will result in a technologically advanced lay spread to service the offshore industry."

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