MacGregor on-vessel mooring systems contract for new deepwater FPU

Source: press release, 26 March 2019

MacGregor to supply an on-vessel mooring system for the new CNOOC deepwater FPU
MacGregor to supply an on-vessel mooring system for the new CNOOC deepwater FPU (illustration: CNOOC)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the on-vessel mooring system for a deepwater Floating Production Unit (FPU). The order is booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2019 order intake and the delivery will take place in the first quarter of 2020.

The semi-submersible production unit is intended for operation in a deepwater natural gas field in the western part of the South China Sea.

“MacGregor helps customers manage the offshore hook-up phase of their floating production units with efficient on-vessel mooring solutions,” says Hoye Hoyesen, Vice President, Advanced Offshore Solutions, MacGregor. “We understand the importance of ensuring critical system reliability and availability throughout the lifetime of a project and are delighted that CNOOC has chosen us to be their partner in this project.”