Nautronix has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Keppel FELS Limited
in Singapore for the supply of systems for their new construction for ENSCO International Incorporated
. The ENSCO 8500 is an ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig.
The scope of supply includes Nautronix NMS6000 multi-station Class 2 Dynamic Positioning (DP) System, Thruster Controls, Vessel Management System as well as associated environmental and position reference sensors. Nautronix will also supply their Dual NASDrill RS925 multi- hydrophone LBL / SBL Acoustic Positioning System. Delivery of equipment will be for the end of 2006 with commissioning due in 2007.
The Nautronix NASDrill
RS925 is a Deepwater Acoustic Positioning System that has been developed to
provide a dependable acoustic DP sensor for ultra deep water positioning.