ABS has announced multiple major joint development projects (JDP) with Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech). The JDPs will include special purpose rigs, data analytics, and subsea technology.
“This collaboration clearly defines our role as a technology leader and trusted advisor in the industry,” remarked ABS Pacific Division President Derek Novak. “Working with Keppel on these JDPs illustrates our ability to develop new technologies, find novel solutions and establish fresh approaches for validating these concepts.”
“As a longtime partner, we greatly appreciate ABS’ view of the industry and insights into technology trends. This collaboration is part of KOMtech’s strategy to deepen collaboration with like-minded partners,” added Michael Chia, Managing Director (Marine & Technology) of Keppel Offshore & Marine and Managing Director of KOMtech.
The projects are expected to be completed within the next 2 years.
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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