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Shell dishes out GoM permanent mooring contract to MacGregor

24th November 2014

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Shell for a Pusnes permanent mooring system to be installed in the Gulf of Mexico

Shell dishes out GoM permanent mooring contract to MacGregor
MacGregor Pusnes portfolio includes state-of-the-art Pusnes Bow Loading Systems (BLS), equipment enabling shuttle tankers to receive and secure a mooring line and hose from an offshore production facility for offshore transfer of crude oil

Contract value is around USD 24.8m.

"We are very happy to finalise this large contract," said Jan Martin Grindheim, vice president, Offshore Mooring Systems at MacGregor.

"It is strategically important to maintain our market share in the Gulf of Mexico and to maintain our position as a supplier of high-end offshore mooring systems.”

MacGregor Pusnes portfolio includes state-of-the-art Pusnes Bow Loading Systems (BLS), equipment enabling shuttle tankers to receive and secure a mooring line and hose from an offshore production facility for offshore transfer of crude oil. MacGregor Pusnes also has extensive experience with stern offloading systems (SOL), equipment installed at the stern of an FPSO/FSO enabling transfer of the mooring line and hose to a shuttle tanker for offshore transfer of crude oil.

Earlier today, Subsea 7 announced the award of an installation contract for Shell in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract scope of work involves the installation of 27 miles of 8” flowlines and steel catenary risers (SCRs), with associated structures such as pipeline-end terminations (PLETs) and inline structures (ILS).

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