Goltens to retrofit BWT systems on BP Shipping’s gas carrier fleet
Goltens has been awarded a contract for the engineering and retrofit installation of OceanSaver ballast water treatment (BWT) systems on-board two of BP Shipping’s gas carriers. The vessels to be retrofitted are the two 138,000 cbm LNG vessels British Innovator and British Merchant.
Goltens will undertake the engineering and prefabrication work in 2017 and then complete the installation services in 2018. “We look forward to working closely with BP and applying our well-proven process to the retrofit of these two gas carriers in the most efficient manner” says Roy Strand, Chief Operating Officer of Goltens Worldwide.
Goltens has centres of excellence in Oslo, Miami, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, Busan and Groningen in the Netherlands, where the Green Technologies division is headquartered. Goltens provides clients with comprehensive support for their BWT retrofit projects, including 3D laser scanning and design engineering, system evaluation and comparisons, total engineering packages; including bill of materials, 3D shipyard installation drawings and instructions and Marine Class Submittals, as well as full turnkey installations.
Goltens is the market leader for ballast water retrofit projects having been involved in more than 240 projects covering a broad range of vessel types and all of the major system manufacturers.
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Founded in New York and Oslo in the 1940s and today located in key markets throughout the world, the Goltens Worldwide group of companies is a leading provider of specialized repair, maintenance and reconditioning services and supplier of engineering components for the global shipping industry, offshore marine installations, industrial plants and power stations. For years, Goltens has been the most trusted provider for in-situ machining, diesel engine repair and maintenance and now green technology solutions for ballast water treatment and emission control compliance. Goltens is the only independent repair specialist to offer shipowners, plant managers and OEMs comprehensive worldwide service from over 25 locations in 15 countries across the globe, and serves over 3,000 clients each year.
For more information about the Goltens Worldwide group of companies, please visit www.goltens.com