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Aker Solutions, Siemens Join Forces To Strengthen Digital Offerings

individual strengths and promoting joint offerings.Aker Solutions will bring in its domain expertise and sector-specific digital offerings in field development, asset performance and integrity, while Siemens will provide a wide range of digital offerings for the process industries - ranging from automation equipment to software applications for engineering and simulation."We are excited to strengthen our existing relationship with Siemens", said Dean Watson, Aker Solutions' chief operating officer. "By working together to develop and deploy advanced digital solutions, we will allow

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ABB Wins Order for World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm

supply technology to transmit wind energy from the 1,400 megawatt (MW) Hornsea Project Two, slated to be the world's largest offshore wind farm.The orders were booked in the second quarter of 2018 and are the first tranche of a global five year frame agreement for the supply of electrical and automation equipment for offshore and onshore wind power connection and integration to the grid, ABB said.ABB will supply its Static Var Compensation (SVC) Light technology with ABB Ability MACH control systems, High Voltage gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), transformers, reactors and harmonic filters. The company

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Kongsberg Selected for Sverdrup Field Development

Kongsberg Maritime AS has been awarded a Project Specific Agreement including FEED for delivery of Safety and Automation (SAS) systems to the four Johan Sverdrup field platforms by Statoil Petroleum AS.   The Project Specific Agreement includes an option for delivery of Safety and Automation Equipment including detail engineering services and commissioning services. The agreement is subject to Statoil final investment decision. The deliveries will be based on Kongsberg Maritime’s proven core SAS technology for Process Control, Power Distribution Control, Process Shutdown, Emergency

New Icebreaker Arktika Under RS Survey

22220). The new icebreaker Arktika is built to RS class with the class notation КМ   Icebreaker 9   AUT2-ICS EPP. During the construction of the icebreaker, RS experts performed survey of hull, machinery, equipment, devices, radio navigation and electrical facilities, automation equipment in compliance with the requirements of RS rules, RS-approved project documentation as well as with the applicable requirements of international codes and conventions. Upon the completion of construction, RS will continue survey of the icebreaker under operation.    

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Icebreaker Winch Control Contract for Beijer Electronics

features include a widescreen 7” TFT-LCD display with resistive touch screen, 10/100Base-T Ethernet, two USB 2.0 full-speed host ports and two serial ports. Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 or iX software is available on the QTERM-A7. iX includes multiple drivers to communicate with automation equipment, scalable vector-based graphics, open architecture and a variety of HMI functions (i.e., alarms, trends, recipes). “The demanding conditions commonly found in this environment has put the QTERM-A7 to the test,” said Bob Mullins, Industrial Product Manager of Beijer Electronics

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