Noble Denton DP China Contract

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Offshore engineering and marine service company Noble Denton announced the award of six-figure contract from Zhejiang Shipbuilding Co, Ningbo for the failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and trials for a dynamic positioning (DP) Class three ten-vessel new build programme, due for completion in 2012.

Noble Denton is working with the Chinese shipbuilding yard to develop an FMEA and trials programme which satisfies both owner and vessel Class requirements. The FMEA and yard design has to consider not only the failure of static components, but also the loss of complete compartments through either fire or flood, making the build programme and analysis more complex.

Noble Denton is providing specialist support at the design and planning stage to review and offer guidance on the implications of the design and placement of equipment including fire and flood boundaries, plus the need for additional DP control stations and associated equipment

The contract follows previous collaborations between the two companies, which started in 2005 when a French firm approached Noble Denton to carry out FMEA on eight purpose-built DP supply vessels. This was the first time Noble Denton had joined forces with the Chinese shipbuilding yard and represented Zhejiang Shipbuilding Co’s earliest work on a build of this type for the offshore industry. This contract success led to Noble Denton being named the preferred supplier for a number of more advanced vessel builds.

Maritime Reporter April 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Rolls Royce Awards Fiber Rope Contract to Cortland

Cortland’s BOB rope helps reduce operating costs and improve installation time   Cortland announce the recent award of a patented BOB 12x12 Fiber Rope by Rolls

Intertek Provides Oil Condition Monitoring for Britannia

Intertek’s Farnborough laboratory is supporting P&O Cruises’ new flagship Britannia by providing independent oil condition monitoring (OCM) services which monitor

Aqueos Adds OSV to Service Line

Aqueos Corporation, a provider of subsea services to the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Coast, has entered into a long term time charter of the OSV Clean Ocean, a California

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1224 sec (8 req/sec)