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Ferguson workspace module certfied by DNV GL

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Offshore container to be certified by DNV GL

Ferguson, a leading supplier of offshore DNV 2.7-1 / EN12079 certified containers, tanks, freezers, accommodation and workspace modules has announced that its latest workspace module is the 200 000th offshore container to be certified by DNV GL.

DNV GL will present the prestigious quality marque at Offshore Europe. Liv Hovem, Director of Division Europe Oil and Gas, will join Richard Smith, Ferguson CEO on the Ferguson stand to make the award.

The 200 000 th DNV 2.7-1 unit has been designed and built by Ferguson as an offshore office module. In addition it has been designed and certified to DNV 2.7-2 for use on offshore platforms worldwide. The A60 4.8 m module is fitted with an air conditioning system controlled by individual thermostat, PLC (programmable logic controller) fire and gas detection and category II lighting. This office module is part of the Ferguson fleet of workspace modules that can be configured as a meeting room, laboratory, wireline support cabin, ROV control cabin, workshop, MWD (measurement while drilling) and LWD (logging while drilling) cabin, test cabin or tea shack. Accommodation modules that can be configured as an en-suite bedroom, mess, galley, freezer/dry store, recreation room, gymnasium, medic suite, laundry or locker are also available.

Dr Julian Poyner, Ferguson Engineering Director said:

“DNV GL is an internationally recognised brand. We have applied DNV GL’s standards DNV 2.7-1, DNV 2.7-2 and DNV 2.7-3 to our fleet. Our adherence to these highly regarded standards illustrate our absolute commitment to quality and safety.”

Richard Smith, Ferguson CEO added:“We continue to invest in robust and quality products to meet the needs of the offshore energy sector, whilst remaining committed to providing our customers with value for money. The fact that our equipment is accredited to DNV GL standards provides the client with the reassurance they require.”

Adapted from a press release by Louise Mulhall

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