Boskalis bags big Korean Sverdrup contract

Samsung Heavy Industries has hired the Dutch salvage and service company to transport platform modules for the major Johan Sverdrup project in the North Sea.

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The Dutch salvage and marine service company Royal Boskalis has signed a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries in relation to the Korean company's work on the huge Johan Sverdrup oil project in the North Sea, where Maersk Oil and Statoil are two of the partners.

Boskalis will transport three topside modules from Samsung Heavy Industries' yard in Geoje, South Korea to the field, which is located about 150 kilometers from the city of Stavanger, off the coast of Norway.

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