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KONGSBERG systems chosen for seven new LNG tankers

Kongsberg Maritime received an order for equipment for seven new LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) tankers, scheduled to be built in Korea by Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. The aggregate value of the orders is MNOK 96, and delivery is scheduled from late-2004 to mid-2005.

Strong position One of Kongsberg Maritime's main goals has been to develop an integrated automation system for LNG carriers. These orders confirm KONGSBERG's strong position and the fact that we are steadily winning market shares.

- KONGSBERG is responsible for deliveries to 28 vessels currently on order or under constructions, states Vice President Sales & Marketing Asia, Pål Rønning with satisfaction.

For more information: Vice President Sales & Marketing Asia Pål Rønning Kongsberg Maritime Mobile: ( 47) 958 85 208 Executive Vice President Tor Erik Sørensen Kongsberg Maritime Mobile: ( 47) 958 85 447