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PG Flow Solutions awarded OSV upgrade

24 January 2018 – Brazilian company Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore has awarded PG Flow Solutions a contract to supply equipment for recovered oil services for an offshore support vessel (OSV) returning to market after lay-up.

Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore is a joint venture between Wilson Sons and Ultramar. Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore has one of the largest and most modern OSV fleets in Brazil.

Under the contract, liquid handling and pump specialists PG Flow Solutions will deliver pump systems for the OSV’s oil recovery system. The contract value is undisclosed.

The equipment will delivered fast-track to Brazil early 2018.

“The careful positive trends in the OSV market allow owners to upgrade their vessels before they are redeployed to new charters. Ability to deliver high-quality equipment quickly is to enabling vessel owners to capitalise on such opportunities. We have invested in capacity and personnel that puts us in a position to support vessel owners at short notice,” says Roy Norum, EVP Sales & Business Development of PG Flow Solutions.

PG Flow Solutions provides proprietary solutions, systems and products for companies within the maritime, energy, aquaculture and land-based process industries. The heritage of the business is pumps and pumping systems. Its headquarter is based at Hvalstad, Asker, Norway, with main manufacturing sites located in Sande, Vestfold, Norway, and Worcester, UK. The company also has a fabrication site in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, and a service set-up in Ningbo, China.