Aker Solutions has been awarded six contracts from Samsung Heavy Industries. Co. Ltd. for the supply of deck machinery to 17 ships. The total value of the contracts for Aker Solutions is approximately NOK 70 million. The contract party is Aker Solutions’ subsidiary Aker Pusnes, Arendal.
The award of these new contracts from Samsung boosts Aker Solutions deck machinery backlog to a historical high. Aker Solutions deck machinery order intake thus far for 2008 is approximately NOK 300 million.
Aker Solutions has for many years been a major supplier of deck machinery to Korean Shipyards. The order increase represents a breakthrough in, among others, the Chinese market. The current backlog for Aker Solutions deck machinery to China totals more than 120 ship sets.