Unitor, Norway's international ship supply specialist, has garnered its largest ever single order for ships equipment with a $6.8 million contract from Poland
's Stocznia Szczecinska SA
(Szczecin Shipyard) for nitrogen generator systems for eight 40,000-dwt chemical tankers under
construction at the yard.
The order encompasses the delivery of Unitor's 35-ton, hollow-fibre, air separation nitrogen generator system, to each tanker comprising four 360 kW compressors and nitrogen generators producing 3,750 cu. m. of 95 percent pure nitrogen/hour.
The eight IMO Class II vessels, which are reportedly the most sophisticated of their type, will be delivered between January 2001-June 2003.
The company's marine contracting division also landed insulation contracts by various U.K. customers worth more than $5.7 million. Various works will be performed by Unitor for British Aerospace Engineering, Ferguson Shipbuilders and Ailsa-Troon.