Aker Solutions to Deliver Large Johan Sverdrup Module
Aker Solutions is delivering the 5000 tonne additional module for the Johan Sverdrup riser platform. The module is a part of the field’s second development phase and is the latest in a series of large deliveries from Aker Solutions to the Johan Sverdrup field development. The module is on barge at Stord and will be towed to the Johan Sverdrup field and lifted on board the riser platform by the heavy-lift vessel Sleipnir. This operation is expected to take two days.
The 5000 tonne module consists of 11 sections. Engineering and procurement were carried out by Aker Solutions’ locations in Stavanger, Bergen, Fornebu, Mumbai and London. Fabrication was carried out by Aker Solutions’ partners in Poland, as well as at the yards in Stord and Egersund. Assembly, completion, and commissioning were carried out at the Stord yard.
Aker Solutions has been one of the biggest suppliers to the development of Johan Sverdrup. The company has, among other things, delivered front-end engineering and design to both phases of the project, four out of five jackets, the living quarters platform and hook-up and integration services, as well as the large module that is being delivered from Aker Solutions’ yard in Stord, Norway.