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ClydeUnion to supply seawater lift pumps for North Sea FPSO

The contract includes two low voltage and two high voltage CUP-VSM submersible motor driven seawater lift pumps in super duplex stainless steel.

The CUP-VSM pumps will be manufactured at SPX’s facility in Glasgow, Scotland with delivery scheduled for February 2014.

“This recent contract award for ClydeUnion Pumps paves the way for future success in the Chinese FPSO market for our seawater lift pumps,” said Richard Zhou, ClydeUnion Pumps sales manager Eastern China.

COSCO is currently developing its own technologies to increase its presence in the deep-sea oil extraction and production market. This is COSCO’s first order for an FPSO development.