Key fabrication award for Aibel International

Stavanger, Norway, 14th February 2014

Aibel Thailand has signed a new contract for MODEC.

Aibel Thailand has signed the contract for the topside procurement and fabrication of the Tweneboa, Enyenra & Ntomme (TEN) project with MODEC. The scope includes seven modules with an overall weight of 9,400 tonnes.

The modules will be transported from Aibel’s yard in Thailand to Singapore where they will be integrated on a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit, before the FPSO is installed offshore Ghana. 

“We are very pleased to continue our good relationship with MODEC here in South East Asia. This project follows on from Tupi, Guara and OSX-3 and we expect additional projects from MODEC in the future,” says Nick Routledge, VP Operations and Business Development Aibel Asia.

Nick Routledge, VP Field Development South East Asia.
Nick Routledge, VP Operations and Business Development Aibel Asia. (Photo: Royce Ramirez).

First steel cut late April
The project represents a substantial amount of work for the yard in Thailand next year. The project activities will start with first fabrication late April 2014. The final module will be loaded out at the end of April 2015.

- The client is MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd., the construction arm of Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co., Ltd (MODEC), a major Japanese owned shipowner and FPSO operator.

- MODEC has main offices in Tokyo, Singapore and Houston. The company currently operates more than a dozen countries and has built more than 25 FPSO/FSO’s around the world. 

- The end client is Tullow Ghana Ltd.The FPSO will operate in deep waters off Ghana, West Africa.


Aibel is a leading service company within the oil and gas industry and is established in renewable energy.

The company`s around 6,000 employees in Norway and abroad are engaged onshore and offshore. With eight locations in Norway, the company is located near the customers. In addition to operations in Norway, Aibel is also located in Thailand, Singapore, United Kingdom, Denmark and Egypt.

Published 2014-02-14, 11:20 CET Updated 2014-02-14, 15:42 CET

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