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Jotun & Aibel Sign Contract for Coating the top of the Platform at Aibel's Yards

Published on 2011-02-15. Author : SpecialChem

Statoil's next offshore newbuilding project - the Gudrun platform - will be installed west of Stavanger, close to the UK border.

Gudrun platform
Gudrun platform

Newbuilding contract for coating the platform topside was signed with Aibel in the beginning of February 2011. Topside will be built at Aibel's yards in Thailand (60 %), Poland (20%) and in Norway (20%). A fully pre-quailfied NORSOK system no.1 will be applied.

In addition, earlier last year, another contract was signed for supplying coatings for the jacket, which is currently under construction at Aker Solutions yard in Verdal, Norway.

The jacket splash zones will be protected with Baltoflake and Marathon, while the submersed part of the jacket will be protected with Jotacote Universal.

About Jotun

Founded in 1926 in Norway, Jotun - one of the world's leading paint and coating manufacturers, has been at the forefront in terms of developing products specifically suited to unique environmental conditions. Decades of experience through its presence in various parts of the world, has helped the company produce a variety of conventional and specialized paints and coatings - each incorporating the latest technological developments while offering performance with economy - catering to the various product segments and demands of the different markets. Today, Jotun's diverse product range includes Decorative, Protective, Marine, Floor/Concrete Protection, Powder Coatings and Intumescent coatings, bearing a solid testament to the company's reputation of being truly a single source solution for clients, consultants and contractors alike.

Source: Jotun

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