Bergen Group Vest Elektro has been awarded the contact for the electrical design and installations on the multi-functional vessel number 2 to be built at Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted AS for the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA). The contract is a fulfillment of an option from April 2011 when the company signed a contract for similar work on the first of the two new buildings to the NCA.
The total contract value for Bergen Group Vest Elektro on these two vessels is estimated at NOK 17-20 million. The work scope on the first vessel will be completed in Q1 2012, and for vessel number two the work scope will be carried out in Q4 2012 and Q1 2013.
“This contract will contribute to a further development of the good cooperation between Bergen Group Vest Elektro and Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted AS. We look forward to contribute to the process of delivering two top modern and innovative multifunctional vessels to the Norwegian Coastal Administration” says general manager Paul Tveitevåg at Bergen Group Vest Elektro.
Bergen Group Vest Elektro is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bergen Group ASA and included in the division Bergen Group Services. The company has within few years evolved to become an important player in the design and delivery of advanced electrical systems for maritime and offshore industry. Bergen Group Vest Elektro has approximately 50 employees, and is headquartered in Bergen.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, January 30, 2012; Image: bergen-group