Two new jackup barges ordered by the National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC), based in the United Arab Emirates, will feature fully integrated Wärtsilä power generation and electrical and automation (E&A) solutions. The SEP 650 and SEP 750 vessels are being built at the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) shipyard in Chang Xing Island, China.
Wärtsilä will supply each vessel with three 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 generating sets, an emergency generating set and the full E&A system. The Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled to be delivered in Summer 2015.
Wärtsilä has earlier supplied the complete electrical systems, including the generating sets, transformers and full E&A requirements for NPCC's SEP 450 and SEP 550 jackup barges. This same scope of supply has again been ordered from Wärtsilä for the SEP 650 and SEP 750 vessels.
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