Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded contracts to supply integrated control systems
consisting of automation, navigation and custody transfer systems for three LNG
carriers. The total value of the orders is approximately 8.4 million US dollars.
Delivery is scheduled to take place from late 2005 to early 2007. The vessels will
be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in South Korea.
Kongsberg Maritime has targeted the market for automation and steering systems
for gas carriers since 2000. These contracts bear witness to the fact that Kongsberg
Maritime is maintaining its strong position in this market. "We have supplied steering
systems to a total of 59 LNG carriers, 28 of which are on order or under construction",
remarks Marketing Director Tor Erik Sørensen.