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TMC to provide compressors for SBM Offshore FPSO

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TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has won a contract from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) to supply the marine compressed air system to a newbuild FPSO the yard is constructing for SBM Offshore.

TMC to provide compressors for SBM Offshore FPSO

TMC’s scope of work is to provide a compressed air system consisting of 4 x large service and instrument air compressors with associated air dryers and filters. TMC will supply the equipment to SWS in China.

“The FPSO market seems to be fairly robust and we are therefore delighted to be the favoured supplier of marine compressed air systems for a lot of the major FPSO yards and operators,” said Hans Petter Tanum.

This is the third newbuild FPSO that SWS will build based on SBM Offshore’s Fast4Ward hull and standardised topsides modules, which are designed to secure reliable execution and lower costs.

In January 2018, TMC was awarded the contract to supply the marine compressed air system to the first of the three FPSOs. In 2019, TMC was awarded the contract for the second Fast4Ward FPSO.

“Delivering products at the agreed time, cost and quality is always the best way of positioning a company for repeat orders, which TMC has successfully done for the two previous contracts with SWS,” added Tanum.

TMC has not disclosed the value of the contract.

Image courtesy of SBM Offshore

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