May 2017
Norshipping kicked-off well with high attention to PG's developments

Presenting recently reworked Hyde HG 150 Gold, Fire Fighting Solutions and our developments within the aqua culture / fish farming sectors, PG received good responces from a well visited exhibition.
PG @ Norshipping 2017
 

May 2017
Get hydraulic performance with electric plug-and-play agitators

Due to rising demand for better performance from electric agitators and not least re-circualtion systems for drilling fluids offshore, PG has developed a plug-and-play solutions in which the efficiency of our highly regarded Submix hydraulic agitators, are being turned into a stand-alone electric agitators without losses.

Using the existing electric connections available from the typical Flygt or ABS mixers, problems with settling and inadequate agitation are permanently solved. Extensive field tests since Jan-16 has proven the concept.
PG SubmixE 2200
SubmixE 2200 - no HPU nor LCC required. Plug-and-play  

May 2017
Preparing for forthcoming NorShipping in Oslo with great expectations

May 30th till June 2nd PG will attend NorShipping in usual style, with a booth to present our novel solutions to the market. Be most welcome to visit at booth E03-16!
NorShipping 2017
 

May 2017
OTC 2017 in Houston provided PG with new leads for business

This major offshore event attracts key-professionals from all over the world, and once again secured exposure and new contacts for the PG crew. Sentiments at the event has turned around since last year, and activity levels are up in most business segments.
OTC 2017 booth 4151
 

May 2017
CBO select PG for upgrade of OSVs to ORO Services

CBO Rio, CBO Ana Luisa and CBO Bianca will all take benefit of PG's proven solutions for handling of Recovered Oil Services, after extensive upgrades for their redeployment to Petrobras charters
CBO Ana Luisa
 

April 2017
PG Life Cycle Services (LCS) successfully increase scope and services

Our recent proactivity in offering extended services in the LCS department show results, with strong growth both in revenues, but not least in Customer Satisfaction.
PG LCS extended offering
 

March 2017
PG secure major deliveries to the Dvalin (ex Zidane) field development

The Dvalin Chemical Injection Package (CIP) will be of PG design, and will after completion at our PG Fabrication Sande-plant be delivered to Heidrun for tie-in of the Dvalin field.
Offshore CIP Module
 

February 2017

AF Global and PG cooperate in developing the future solution for Managed Pressure Drilling

 
 
PG-MAPS turn into PRS

 

January 2017
Work Starts on a Compact, Twin, Variable Stroke Methanol Pump Skid

A requirement for methanol pump packages for two separate duties in a platform location with considerable space constraints led to the design of a twin pump skid for this Zone 1 hazardous area, brownfield MMO application.

  Demo HDP20V pump skid (3)

Picture is of a demonstration methanol injection unit with variable stroke pump.

 

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November 2016
PG exhibit with booth at Work Boat Show in New Orleans

We invite all our Customers to look us up at booth 721 during next weeks WBS 2016, Nov 30th till Dec 2nd

WBS 2016 
 

November 2016
PG / Calder participate with booth at OSEA 2016 in Singapore

Nov 29th till Dec 2nd PG and Calder invite Customers for updates at the Norwegian Pavilion at OSEA 2016 in Singapore. We may be found in Hall E, Booth BM3-06

OSEA 2016 Singapore 

November 2016
Stanford Marine / Dubai upgrade OSV ahead of re-deployment

Another express-delivery was secured for PG, as orders were placed for a complete liquid mud agitation system, based on PG's superior Submix 80-2000 hydraulic agitators, hydraulic power pack and control system.
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November 2016
PG secure orders for Recovered Oil Solutions to CBO / Brazil

Preparing for re-deployment, CBO will equip the first of two OSV's for Recovered Oil services based on PG's proven twin-screw products. Delivery scheduled for Q4/16
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November 2016
PG - Calder exhibit at the Seatrade Middle East - Dubai

Another successful Seatrade ME provided a good venue for Partners in Business to gather around topics like Ballast Water Treatment, Well Stimulation and exchange of views on the challenged market situations globally.
A sound fighting spirit was noted, and creativity to find new solutions is evident.
Thanks to Ulmatec Services and their Dubai crew for providing a well visited pavilion.
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October 2016
Panama accedes to IMO BWTS Convention

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October 2016

Orders secured for cargo solutions to 6 Conan-Wu design AHTS

PG secured orders to deliver liquid mud handling solutions to six 64m Conan-Wu design Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels. These vessels are under construction at PaxOcean's Zuhai shipyard in China, and will upon completion enter into long term charter for Saudi Aramco, operated by Singapore based PACC Offshore Service Holding (POSH).
POSH 64m AHTS
 

October 2016
Offshore Korea 2016 - PG and Calder show presence in the market

Following the very successful participation at Offshore Korea in Busan 2012 and 2014, PG and Calder again present its novel solutions to the offshore industry. Having recently successfully delivered comprehensive packages both from PG and Calder to DSME, Hyundai and Samsung for Mariner, Aasta Hansteen and Valemon we have a significant footprint in this important market.

Offshore Korea 2016 PG Calder booth T118 

October 2016
2 x HPHT Methanol Injection Packages Despatched

Two high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) methanol injection packages are en route to a platform in the North Sea.

 

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September 2016
SMM marine exhibition gather the industry for a hectic week

PG participate at the Norwegian Pavillion with a booth, with emphasis on Ballast Water Treatment, where the timing was good as IMO ratification took place the third day of the event.
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September 2016
Ballast Water Management Convention – Global Treaty into Force 

The health of our oceans will be greatly enhanced following news that the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention) will enter into force on 8 September 2017.
Hyde Guardian HG 250 Gold
Ballast Water Treatment System 


September 2016
DNV 2.7-2 Compliant Offshore Vacuum Unit - Despatched 

We are delighted to announce that the group is despatching their first bespoke design, manufactured and tested offshore vacuum unit in accordance with the recently introduced February 2016 edition of the DNV Standard for Certification 2.7-2.

The latest edition of the DNV 2.7-2 standard for Offshore service modules introduces a range of safety measures which provide even greater protection for the equipment and also the offshore environment in which it will operate.
DNV 2.7-2 Compliant Offshore Vacuum Unit
DNV 2.7-2 Compliant Offshore Vacuum Unit 


August 2016
Offshore Northern Seas - Stavanger (ONS) an offshore melting pot

A large International crowd gathered in Stavanger for another successful event, where PG and Calder for the first time shared a booth. Well visited by key-players, we were able to present innovative solutions to the market.
ONS 2016 PG Calder booth
 

August 2016
PG secure orders to deliver cargo solutions for Asphalt carrier

Hyundai Mipo and Australian ship owner ASP teamed up with PG for delivery of a high temperature, high viscosity bitumen pumping solution, based on our PG-Bornemann twin-screw pumps. Delivery scheduled for Q4/16
PG Bornemann bitumen pump
 

2016 - VII
PG secure large scope deliveries for novel OSCV at VARD Langsten 

VARD H/N 834 is a large VARD 3 08 OSCV under contruction for Canadian Subsea Shipping Co.
PG was selected to deliver a significant scope for Liquid Cargo Handling, E/R and Utility pumps, Fresh Water Generators and Ballast Water Treatment systems. Delivery commence Q3/2016 with deliveries of units to be installed in the hull at VARD Braila, and the remaining in Q4/2016 to VARD Langsten.

VARD 2 08 OSCV
 

2016 - VI
Offshore Arabia 2016 - a joint PG-Calder presentation to the UAE

May 17-18 were well spent in Dubai during the Offshore Arabia Conference & Exhibition, in which PG and Calder joined forces to present a powerfull portfolio to this central O&G region. Well visited by senior representatives from major EPC's, Yards and OEM's - in addition to the important Safety Excellence Award presented to Calder for its contributions to safe working environments, received during the Gala Dinner May 17th - made it all an attractive venue for us.
 
Grand Opening Safety Excellence Award PR II
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2016 - V
PG and Calder join forces at OTC 2016 in Houston / Texas

 
Centrally placed at the very well visited Norwegian Pavilion, PG & Calder received Global Customers for discussions on future business opportunities. With 68.400 visitors during four days - in spite the challenged markets - tells all about the importance of OTC to the offshore world.
A significant contract was also signed by PG during the event, which will be presented at a later point of time.
20160502_155217Andreas, Vidar and Paul at OTC 2016
 

2016 - IV
PG participate at APM Singapore March 16-18 with booth

APM 2016 proved to become an active event, in spite the stressed markets, and PG could book some significant sessions during 3 busy days at Marina Bay Exhibition Centre, with a booth at the well visited Norwegian Pavilion
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2016 - III
Vidar Rasmussen join PG to head our O&G sales activities

After years of active sales & marketing within the PON / Caterpillar organisations, Vidar joined PG and Calder to boost our activites in new fields of business, related to the joint portfolios.
Vidar Rasmussen

2016 - II
PG and Calder present joint scope of supply for FPSO's

The joint scope of PG and Calder allow the Group to present a most comprehensive scope of supply to this industry segment. Presentations to some of the majors in the field, have confirmed our understanding of potentials, and we are gearing up activities accordingly.

160518 PG Calder joint FPSO scope
 

2016 - I
IMO BWTS-ratification is fast approaching:
34.56% by 31.12. 2015

Following the spate of ratifications in November 2015 of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, IMO and partner IHS Maritime & Trade have been engaged in a process to verify tonnage figures to ascertain whether or not the convention’s final entry-into-force requirement has been met.

Although that process is not yet complete, and will continue for up to three more weeks, IMO is in a position to confirm that the November ratifications did not trigger the convention’s entry into force.

Forty-seven countries have now ratified the convention, substantially more than the 30 required, but their combined fleets comprise, at most, 34.56 per cent of global tonnage, with 35 per cent required for entry into force.

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said, “The recent ratifications have brought the BWM Convention so very close to entry into force. While we cannot predict exactly when that will happen, I would urge countries that have not done so to ratify the BWM Convention as soon as possible so that we can establish a certain date for entry into force, and also so that it is widely accepted when it does.  In particular, those countries with large merchant fleets that have not done so, are requested to accelerate their processes to ratify the Convention.”

Shipowners have been encouraged to install the necessary equipment and establish operational procedures in accordance with IMO regulations and standards, so that the BWM Convention can be implemented rapidly and effectively upon entry into force. Amendments to the Convention, to be implemented after it enters into force, will be considered at the next meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee, in April, 2016.

December 2015 - III
PG present Calder Zone II High Pressure Water Jetting to NCS-market

Calder Multijet logo IICalder MultiJet range is available as diesel engine powered for maximum mobility or electric motor driven for fixed site installation. The versatile design allows the MultiJet to be skid, trailer, crash frame or container mounted to suit your individual water blasting requirements and specifications.

Our range of high pressure water jetters are available from 30 kW (40 HP) up to 750 kW (1,000 HP) at pressures up to 4,000 bar (60,000 psi).

Calder MultiJet UHT Water Jetting Units Zone II Calder MultiJet UHT Water Jetting Units Zone II a Calder MultiJet UHT Water Jetting Units Zone II b
     

MultiJet high pressure jetting packages offer many benefits for the user over traditional pump technology; low friction/high efficiency plunger sealing system, oil cooled and pressurized pump gear end, the use of the latest engineering technology to enable robust design and low-weight construction techniques to ensure market-leading performance, energy efficiency, and low lifetime ownership costs. We understand that quality, reliability, value for money and ease of maintenance of the high pressure pump unit are of the utmost importance and our commitment to continual improvement is demonstrated in each new generation of MultiJet. Click on an image to further explore our high pressure water jetting equipment.

In addition, Calder offers a full range of high pressure water jetting accessories including waterblast jetting guns, multi-gun valves, 3D cleaning heads, nozzles, internal tube and external bundle blasting/lancing systems and waterjet protective clothing packages.

December 2015 - II
Marintec China takes place in Shanghai, with PG attending

PG has a team present at the Tecway Marine booth during Marintec China December 1-4. Our focus this year is the introduction of our Life Cycle Service-concept - as PG China in Ningbo goes live - and not least the highly actual ratification-process for the IMO Ballast Water Treatment Regulations, which appear to be due for announcement. 
 
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December 2015 - I
PG participate with booth at the Work Boat Show in New Orleans

December 1-3 the major marine event in North America The International Work Boat Show takes place in New Orleans, and for the 14th time PG participate with a booth (#1121). Our focus this year is the introduction of our Life Cycle Service-concept, and not least the highly actual ratification-process for the IMO Ballast Water Treatment Regulations, which appear to be due for announcement.
 
WBS 2015 I WBS 2015 II WBS 2015 III

November 2015 - III
PG secure ESNAAD-contracts with SinoPacific for series of 9 AHTS's

SinoPacific in-housedesign SPA 80 AHTS under construction for Abu Dhabi major ESNAAD, will be equipped for liquid cargo handling solutions by PG.SPA 80 AHTS ESNAAD Sinopacific

November 2015 - II
PG and Calder extend the relationship with Hammelmann

PG Flow Solutions – and the recently acquired UK subsidiary Calder Ltd – have both positioned themselves as strong suppliers of reciprocating pumps to the professional market, mainly focused on the oil & gas sector offshore, since more than 30 years.

Calder’s merger ( Oct 1, 2015) into PG has created a very strong Pump-Power-House with combined revenues of close to Euro 100M in 2014, and with around 100 engineers in their joint 210 crew strong organizations at 3 locations in Norway, 2 in the UK, 1 in Saudi Arabia and most recent: PG China / Ningbo-China. Both companies have been operating since 1981/82 and established themselves as market leaders, with few overlaps in their complementary portfolios.

As an important element in the transaction, a close and future oriented cooperation with market leader for high pressure, and ultra high pressure, plunger pumps Hammelmann in Oelde / Germany has been secured – and the three companies expect to develop significant business as these three entities join forces in the market place.
Hammelmann logo
Hammelmann CEO Mr. Burkhard Helmig says: “Over more than two decades Calder and Hammelmann can look back on a very successful partnership. We regard the merger of PG and Calder as a very important step into a promising future. The Hammelmann team is very much looking forward to doing business with these strong and experienced partners.” 
Hammelmann HP Pump range
Hammelmann: For over 60 years Hammelmann has been manufacturing innovative high pressure technology. Today Hammelmann provides high pressure plunger pumps with operating pressure up to 4000 bar. Industrial high pressure water jetting systems are used worldwide in virtually all industries. Hammelmann process pumps for the chemical and petrochemical industries can be found operating in a large variety of applications.

 

 

November 2015 - I
Johan Sverdrup contracts secured for both PG and Calder

 
PG Flow Solutions (PG) – and the recently acquired subsidiary Calder Ltd – have both secured important contracts to Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup project in the North Sea.Johan Sverdrup 3DPG will deliver the CIP & MEG Injection packages during Q2/2016, which includes Chemical Injection skids with API 675 double diaphragm pumps, MEG Injection skids with API 674 Triplex Plunger pumps and Chemical Injection Cabinets. Among the features, is a newly developed Flow Control Valve which independent of pressure variations, provide accurate flow to the well to optimize efficiency. This unit was developed in close cooperation with Statoil for the Aasta Hansteen and Mariner CIP’s delivered by PG, and now finds its next level at Johan Sverdrup.

 

Calder’s delivery includes the design, manufacture and testing of a set of 1,800 kW Waste Injection Pump package to NOV in the same timeframe. This multi-purpose electrically driven pumping unit fitted with a Calder CRI-1800 pump will be VSD operated and capable of waste injection and general well service duties. Delivery of this hazardous area package will add to the many bespoke Calder-built units currently operating worldwide.

 

 

The combined values of these contracts amount to approximately EURO 9 million, making a positive contribution to the design, build and test capability of both companies, with emphasis on PG’s locations at Hvalstad / Asker and fabrication site in Sande, in addition to Calder in Worcester / UK



Calder CRI 1800 NORSOK
PG MEG DP Skids Calder CRI Waste Injection Module

 


Calder’s merger (Oct 1, 2015) into PG has created a very strong Pump Power-House with combined revenues of close to €100M in 2014.  The team of 210 personal consisting approximately 100 engineers is spread across three locations in Norway, two in the UK, and 1 in Saudi Arabia.

 

Both companies founded in 1981/82 quickly established themselves as market leaders in their respective fields, with few overlaps in their complementary portfolios.

October 2015 - III
PG participate in futuristic offshore development project with PG-MAPS

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The concept of using wind power for offshore oil and gas applications is one step closer to realisation, DNV GL said in a press release on Thursday. WIN WIN, a DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP), is running with the following seven participants: ExxonMobil, ENI Norge, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd, Statoil, VNG, PG Flow Solutions, and ORE Catapult.



According to DNV GL, its initial studies showed that a standalone wind-powered water-injection system could become cost competitive for various types of applications, particularly for water injection far from the production platform and when costly retrofitting is not an option. DNV GL launched the WIN WIN JIP to help develop the concept further.
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“We’ve had a fantastic response from the industry and are very pleased that seven important players from both industries have joined the JIP. Together, they cover the value chain from wind production and operation, to pump manufacturing, to five oil and gas operators,” says Johan Sandberg, Segment Leader – Floating Wind Turbines at DNV GL and the project sponsor.

“We are very satisfied that DNV GL has taken the initiative to form a JIP, and brought on board several of our peers from the oil and gas industry. The overall concept needs maturing up to a point where it can be considered a viable option in field development studies,” says Hanne Wigum, manager for Statoil’s renewables research group.

DNV GL says that the project is now in the phase where the technical concept is being developed and the technical feasibility assessed in detail. Two of the main challenges being addressed are the off-grid operation of the system and the reservoir’s response to variable injection rates.

“Once the technical hurdles are cleared, the concept’s economic viability will be analysed using relevant and realistic cases provided by the JIP partners. Initial results are promising, and with the operators on board we are able to test the concept on real cases,” Sandberg continues.

“In parallel with finalizing the initial technical and economic assessment of the concept, we are now thinking about the next steps, both looking for other relevant applications of the system and making sure the WIN WIN concept moves from the drawing board to a prototype and actual realization in a project,” he adds.

Cian Conroy, Offshore Wind Sector Lead for ORE Catapult, says: “Recent advancements and trialling of offshore floating wind prototypes, backed by strong research, suggest there is scope for cost effective floating wind power sooner than many people may have previously thought. This project will help to further accelerate the development and commercialization of floating wind turbines as a viable technology.”

The JIP has been up and running since the beginning of the year and is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2016

October 2015 - II
PG well presented at Kormarine 2015 in Busan / Korea

The cooperation with SKF Marine Korea (former Blom+Voss Korea) develop well, and we were able to establish new leads during a hectic week in Busan.
Kormarine 2015

October 2015 - I
PG acquire all shares in Calder Ltd / UK - build Pump-Power-House

 

PG Flow Solutions AS (PG – former Ing Per Gjerdrum AS), majority owned by Norvestor VI, L.P. (Norvestor), has acquired 100% of the shares in the UK high-pressure pumping specialist Calder ltd. (Calder). Calder is a leading high-end solution provider across industries for high-pressure pump solutions, with particular success within the oil & gas market where the company has proudly served leading oil services companies and operators since its inception in 1981.

 
Calder’s founder and Chairman, Ian Calder-Potts will continue his active role in the business as a board member in PG, and will own 14% in the merged company following a significant re-investment. Key members of Calder management have invested in PG, including Managing Director Peter Elton, Technical Director Peter Elliot-Moore and Sales Director Steve Sharp.  151001 PG Calder Closing Partners
Calder is a great company run by an outstanding team” says Roy Norum, CEO of PG. “Like PG, Calder has for more than 30 years worked closely with customers to provide reliable, high quality, cost effective pump solutions.  Despite our many similarities, Calder and PG have very few overlaps in terms of products, solutions, customers and geographical footprint. Through Calder, PG takes an important step in broadening our portfolio and strengthening our competitiveness and international presence. 
 

“I have followed PG for many years, seeing the company evolve from a well-regarded family business to a highly professional and truly international organisation
. I sincerely believe that PG and Calder is a perfect match, with our combined strengths across markets we will be in a unique position to provide our customers with cost effective yet uncompromisingly safe and reliable low and high pressure flow solutions.”, says Ian Calder-Potts.

Following the acquisition of Calder, Norvestor will hold 58% of the shares in PG, with the remaining shares mainly owned by members of PG and Calder management. In 2014 the companies had combined revenues of about Euro 100M and will at the time of closing have around 210 employees across its five locations

Contact: 
 
Roy Norum CEO
 
Tel: +47 9004 7014
 
 
 
 
PG Flow Solutions specializes in flow- and liquid handling solutions for a wide range of applications across many segments of the oil & gas and shipping industries. The core business is pumps, and pumping systems - further enhanced to cover products, and solutions up- and downstream, including control systems, drive solutions, and commissioning of advanced systems - designed, engineered and manufactured to the highest industrial standards. PG serve its customers with state-of-the-art, high quality products and systems, given added value by highly qualified staff. Experience, application knowledge & understanding, combined with technical- and social skills ensure that PG better understand its customer’s needs and have catered for these in a professional manner since 1982.
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Calder was established in 1981 headquartered in Worcester UK. Calder design, manufacture, install and service a range of high- and ultra-high pressure pumping products which have applications across a number of different markets, such as power generation, water treatment, nuclear, petrochemicals, automotive, civil engineering and the oil and gas industry. Calder provides cost effective and environmentally responsible, robust solutions suitable for safe and hazardous area operation. Calder’s success is founded on uncompromising quality and the incorporation of the very latest high and ultra-high pressure pump technologies into packaged solutions to operate reliably in the most demanding environments. Calder’s products are split into four main categories; oil and gas, well service, water jetting, and compressors and vacuums.
 
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Norvestor Equity AS is a leading private equity company focusing on lower mid-market buyouts in the Nordic region. The team has worked together since 1991 making it one of the most experienced private equity teams in Norway, having executed 56 investments and participated in 231 add-on acquisitions and divestitures. Norvestor focuses on investment opportunities in growth companies, making platform investments principally in Norway and Sweden, with potential to achieve a leading Nordic or international position either through organic growth, through acquisitions or by expanding into new countries. Funds advised by Norvestor are currently invested in the following portfolio companies; Life Europe, Johnson Metall , Advantec, Apsis, Aptilo, Cegal, Marine Aluminium, Crayon, Sortera, ABAX, Robust, iSurvey, Future Production, Nomor, PG Group, Roadworks and Permascand. Read more at

 

 

 

www.norvestor.com

 

August 2015 - III
PG strengthen organisation: Steve Paulsen take position as COO

From a long carrier within Siemens Oil & Gas, latest as COO, Steve have taken responsibility for the operative operations of PG, to allow for further development and growth of the company. By filling this position, the newly established hybrid-matrix which PG have applied is mainly completed, giving us the necessary strength for organic and non-organic growth over the next few years.
 
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 Steve Paulsen
 
 

August 2015 - II
Birger Gråthen gets up-to-speed as new EVP LifeCycleServices

Birger is an experienced Marine professional, with 19 years international experience and have had leading management positions in several Marine and Oil & Gas related companies (Wilhelmsen Ships Service/Unitor, Umoe Schat Harding etc). Birger is heading our merged After Sales and Service organisations, to build a strong global Life Cycle Service organisation for PG.
Birger Gråthen
PG Flow Solutions house
 Birger Gråthen
 
 

July 2015 - V
Rieber Shipping select PG-Hyde for BWTS to their OSCV Polar King

PG is contracted to deliver a PG-Hyde HG300 Gold to Rieber's Offshore Construction Vessel Polar King.
The unit will be built and tested at PG Fabrication, ahead of shipment Q3/15 for installation abroad.
 
Polar King

July 2015 - IV
Another large scope Live-Fish-Carrier order secured for PG

ERKO Seafoods placed a significant order with PG for sea water circulation pumps for a live-fish-wellboat. PG's scope deliver Q3/15
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July 2015 - III
Live-Fish Carriers boom securing PG large orders for pump solutions

C-Flow place major orders with PG for packages of Sea Water Circulation pumps for another two large Live-Fish Carriers for salmon farming. The scope also comprise drives and frequency converters, and deliveries commence Q4/15 onwards.
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July 2015 - I
PG secure further major orders from Kleven for Maersk OSV-project

In addition to recently secured cargo-handling solutions, PG could book large orders from Kleven SY for engine room & utility pumps and main- / aux- central coolers for the 6+4 off SALT 200 AHTS under construction for AP Moeller Maersk Supply Services.
 
SALT 200 AHTS Maersk by Kleven at work

June 2015 - III
Gondan SY / Spain place orders for RSW-pumps to Live-Fish-Carrier

The Market for Live-Fish-Carriers remain strong, and PG could secure another very large scope of Sea Water Circulation pumps to Gondan's H/N 468. It is an advanced-technology vessel to be built by order of a Norwegian shipowner. It will have capacity to transport up to 1000 m3 of volume of water and fish alive in its hold. It will operate in waters of the Norwegian fjords, where it will transport young and adult fish between different farms in the fjords, and also transporting to and from the in-land fish factories and farms

The boat will be 49.75 meters long and 12.6 wide, and will be able to accommodate up to 7 crew members; but usually - due to its high degree of automation - will be operated only by 4 persons.
P500

June 2015 - II
DOF place major orders with PG for Umbilical-/Flowline- test solutions

Four VARD-design PLSV's under construction at VARD Søviknes in Norway and VARD Promar in Brasil will each be equipped with two bespoke, containerized high pressure testing modules for umbilical- and flowline- testing by PG. Delivery commence Q4/15 onwards, and will contribute well to the utilization of PG's capacities both in engineering, design, manufacturing and fabrication / testing. These deliveries adds to the comprehensive PG-packages previously secured  for the same vessels.
 
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VARD 3 05 and 3 16 PLSVs for DOF
 
 
 

 

June 2015 - I
Change of company name from Ing Per Gjerdrum to PG Flow Solutions

 
 
 
 
To our clients, suppliers and partners.
 
We have made the decision to change the business name of our company, and from June 1st, 2015, we will do business under the name PG Flow Solutions AS. The re-branding of the company is tied to our recent change of ownership. Mr. Per Gjerdrum has now retired and is no longer a part of the business, hence changing the company name was a natural step towards a brand name we can keep developing into the future.
 
Per started the company back in 1982, with the entire share capital coming from the sale of two restored vintage MG cars, engineering talent and a lot of hard work. Per remained the CEO of the company until 2000, when Mr. Roy Norum joined to take over the day to day management as the new CEO, while Per stayed on as the Chairman of the company. When a change of ownership came to happen in 2014, Per choose to exit the company, and to focus on enjoying a well deserved retirement after a long and illustrious career. Both the management and the owners of the company intend to take good care of the company also in the future.
 
Since 2014, our majority shareholder has been Norvestor, which is a private equity company focusing on developing growth companies in the Nordic region. Norvestor partner Mr. Per-Ola Baalerud has taken the chair seat in PG’s board, and brings extensive industry knowledge and experience to the table, as a former executive in Aker Solutions AS, where he was responsible for acquiring and developing companies. Per-Ola also has extensive operational experience from his time as CEO for Aker Oilfield Services AS and Executive Vice President at Western Bulk ASA.
 
Roy Norum and Mads Christian Gjerdrum both remain involved in the company, on both the ownership and the management side of the business. The spirit and philosophies of the company that have gotten us to where we are today will continue driving us forward in the future. With new forces on the ownership side, we will aim to evolve the company even further, to be a better partner to you, to develop new technology and to offer more comprehensive products and services to the market.
 
Since 1982, PG has evolved from being a mostly domestic reseller of pumps and related equipment to becoming a worldwide market leader on engineered solutions for flow handling applications across all continents, and many industries. Our focus has always been on the oil & gas-related markets, and our focus shall remain as such. Even so, we are confident that there is a lot of room for expansion and development both for our company and for the industry in general, and we are excited by the future we are facing.
 
From a practical point of view, only positives will come of this for our clients, suppliers and partners. We are working towards improving our business efficiency, including merging our subsidiaries PG Hydraulics and PG Construction into PG, and to further extend out product ranges, geographical reach and our industry expertise. We believe PG will be a great partner for everyone we do business with for the future.
 
Our digital communications channels will be centralized at www.pg-flowsolutions.com, and all employees will be reachable to similar @pg-flowsolutions.com e-mail addresses. Of course, all existing lines of communication will also remain functional. 
Norshipping 2015 in Oslo is fast approaching:
Visit PG at Hall E booth 02-16

PG Flow Solutions Hall E Booth 02-16
June 2-5, 2015 in Oslo

May 2015 - IV
Guangzhou Shunhai SY China - H/N 128 Cargo-equipped by PG

Another PG Cargo solution for liquid mud handling was secured with a.m. shipyard, for a newbuild OSV under construction for an International owner. PG's scope is scheduled for Q3/15 delivery
 
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May 2015 - III
ASL Singapore upgrade series of OSV's with PG Mud Handling solutions

ASL SY Singapore's H/N 6026-27-28-29 are being upgraded for mud cargo handling, based on PG's recognized PC pump solutions. Delivery commence Q2/15
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May 2015 - II
PG develop, and deliver Deepwell Caisson-pumps for Mariner

Another high-end product emerge, as tests were concluded successfully for the new, 30m sectional, deepwell Caisson Pump developed by PG Flow Solutions. Based on a progressive cavity principle, hydraulically driven, explosion proof design, the new product will find its first application onboard the Statoil Mariner platform to be installed in UK sector of the North Sea. The scope also include the Hydraulic Power Unit, developed in acc. with NORSOK standards
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May 2015 - I
OTC 2015 in Houston - another venue to present PG's offering

Monday May 4th the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston / Texas open it's doors for an expected 95.000 heads gathering for Offshore Professionals from all over the world. Again PG will pacrticipate with a booth at the Norwegian Pavillion, and we may be found at booth 5053 Monday till Thursday.
 
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April 2015 - VII
PG secure another large scope high flow, low pressure pumps to Aas

Aas SY at Vestnes / Norway is one of the Cutting Edge Players in the LiveFishCarrier market focusing on International Salmon Aquaculture. PG has been a Partner with Aas since years, and we also participate in their latest development - their H/N 195 AAS 3602 STDE - with large scope of sea water circulation pumps.
 
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April 2015 - VI
Nam Cheong return for another two PG-packages for new OSV projects

Nam Cheong's Miri shipyard have been contracted to build a new series MTX design 64.8m AHTS, for which PG shall deliver liquid cargo handling solutions, based on our recognized hydraulically driven pumps and Submix agitators. HPUs from PG Hydraulics and LLCs from PG Automation are also part of the scope, and participate strongly to the competitiveness of such solutions from PG. Hull no SK 922 and 923 represent the 101st and 102nd newbuild secured by PG with the Nam Cheong group over the years.
 
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April 2015 - V
PG participate with booth at Sea Asia 2015 in Singapore Apr 21-23

Together with our local partner Lionel Loo of I-Hub Engineering, PG participate with booth B2-T13 during this years Sea Asia Conference & Exhibition in Singapore. Your are kindly invited to visit us, for an update on our latest developments.
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April 2015 - IV
Nam Cheong and Wuhu Xinlian book another series OSV's with PG

SK 206 & 207 are 78m AHTS's of MTX design, under construction at Wuhu Xinlian SY in China, for Malaysian shipowner Nam Cheong. PG is contracted to deliver hydraulically driven Liquid Cargo solution for these vessels, and there are further optional vessels covered by same agreement. Delivery of PG scope is scheduled for Q3/15.
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April 2015 - III
Anders Eide turns 70, still pushing on for PG with competence & capacity

Basically being one of the founders and "big fish" of PG, over many years Vice President Technology in the PG Group, Anders celebrate his 70th birthday on April 17. At this occasion PG wants to thanks Anders both for his innovative, creative and substantial contributions in building the PG that we see today - but not least for his abilities to motivate, tutor and guide the next generation within our companies to secure that his visions, creativity and competence remain with the company for long time to come. Anders continue with PG as Senior Technical Advisor, working with the sales crew and strategic management to further grow our business also for the coming years.
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Congratulations, and sincere thanks Anders!

April 2015 - II
NorYards Fosen return to PG for a large scope IMRV-package

A large number of applications for flow solutions are covered by PG for NorYards H/N 92 - an inhouse design Intervention, Maintenance & Repair vessel - under construction for shipowner BOA.
 
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April 2015 - I
C-Flow book massive orders of SW pumps for LiveFishCarrier

A new bench-mark is set, as C-Flow book a set of sea water circulation pumps to their next Live Fish Carrier at Fitjar SY. These eight 600mm pumps produce a combined 35.000m3/h of treated sea water to safeguard salmon transportation from the sea-farms to the processing plants.
 
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March 2015-III
PG launch new Submix Mud-Agitators for challenging tank-designs

The trends of seeing challenges related to large, odd shaped mud-tanks onboard OSVs has been resolved by another step-changing product from PG. The PG-Submix 100-3500 introduce a new regime to mud mixing, with an upscale Primary Pump Flow of up to 35.000 m3/h introduced through a low shear, 3.500mm impeller rotating at 23 rpm. CFD-analysis support the solution well, and allow for only one agitator per tank for large volumes of mud.
 
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March 2015 - II
Novel PG-technology presented to market after successful field tests

A significant improvement in precise volume, high pressure dosing and regulation of chemicals for well stimulation has been developed, field tested in the North Sea and implemented for the Aasta Hansteen and Mariner Chemical Injection Modules successfully. These remotely operated, extremely precise, compact and efficient actuated valves replace traditional technology with both operational and cost benefits for the operators. Patents are filed, and the product will now be launched in the open market. link
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March 2015 - I
Wuhu and Nam Cheong select PG as partner for PSV-series in China

Wuhu Xinlian SY placed orders with PG for comprehensive, hydraulically driven, Liquid Cargo handling solutions including Methanol Cargo, and Recovered Oil features to a series of 6+4 x MTX design 79m PSVs under construction for Malaysian owner Nam Cheong. PG's scope will commence delivery by Q3/15 and complete through 2016 accordingly.
 
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February 2015 - II
Aasta Hansteen CIP ships out to Hyundai Korea on time and budget

Another comprehensive PG-module leave our premises for hook-up to the production platform, as our Aasta Hansteen Chemical Injection Module ships out. This CIP module take benefit of some new PG-developments, which will be presented to the market in short time.

 
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February 2015 - I
Fulian Mawei confirm another 2 x MMC 887 PSV's with large PG scope

Fujian Mawei H/N MW 619CD/9-10 are 87m OSVs of MMC 887 PSV design, under construction for MAC Offshore. PG secured contracts to supply hydraulically driven cargo solutions, incl utility pumps for these state-of-the-art vessels. The scope also include comprehensive hydraulic drive Recovered Oil, and Methanol Cargo systems, in addition to BWTS systems. Delivery of the PG-scope is scheduled for Q2/2015 onwards.
 
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January 2015 - VI
DeBeers / Kleven select PG for special design diamond-mining vessel

Kleven H/N 381 will be equipped with systems by PG for ballast water treatment and various pumping applications. The first of its kind vessel will be of MT 6022 SMSV design from Marin Teknikk. This design is well proven within the offshore construction segment, but the new build for DeBeers will include a wide range of tailor made equipment and features. Underwater mineral exploration is a new and exciting segment for Kleven.

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January 2015 - V
Major contracts secured by PG with Kleven for large Maersk projects

PG secured orders to supply high-end, comprehensive, hydraulically driven cargo solutions including tank cleaning solutions for 6 off 95 m long vessels of SALT 200 AHTS design from Salt Ship Design. These will be built at Kleven's two shipyards in Norway, Kleven Verft and Myklebust Verft, under their H/N 382 - 387. There are also another 4 optional vessels covered by our agreements.

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January 2015 - IV
Havyard return for another PG Anti-Heeling solution to Esvagt project

Havyard Leirvik H/N 125 is another HY 832 SOV windmill service vessel under construction for Maersk subsidiary Esvagt, for which PG shall deliver anti-heeling solutions. PG's scope is scheduled for Q4/15 delivery
 
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January 2015 - III
Fassmer / Germany build FOSV for Fugro with PG-Hyde BWTS

Fassmer H/N 5090 is a state-of-the-art 71m FOSV of inhouse design under construction for Fugro, which will be equipped for ballast water treatment by PG. 
 
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January 2015 - II
Zhejiang SY place orders for PG Cargo Solutions to PSV-series

ZJ3042~ZJ3046 are inhouse design SPP of SinoPacific, under construction for International owners, and PG's scope is scheduled to ship by Q2/2015 onwards
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January 2015 - I
Tidewater select PG-Hyde for BWTS to newbuilds in Turkey

Tidewater Marine - through its subsidiary Troms Offshore - has sected PG to deliver ballast water treatment solutions to a series of Wärtsilä designed VS 4530 Arctic MPSV's under construction at Tersan SB / Turkey.
 
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December 2014 - II
PG equip another MT Mega-yacht with various pumping equipment

Kleven H/N 370 is the second Mega-Yacht under construction for New Zealand-based owner Graeme Hart. Again design has been provided by leading Naval Architect Marin Teknikk, denominated MT 5006 MKII ESV.
PG is contracted to deliver all engine room and utility pump solutions, with delivery scheduled for Q2/2015.
 
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At the moment there are 15 vessels under construction of MT Design, -from Dalian, China in the east to New Orleans, Louisiana in the west, and PG participate with deliveries to most of them. Five of the vessels are under construction at Kleven in Norway.

December 2014 - I
WorkBoatShow in New Orleans Dec 3-5. PG participate with booth

WBS in New Orleans is an important venue in particular for the North & South American OSV market, at which PG have participated since 2000. Also this year PG share booth with our close Partner KRAL, at a most central location.
 
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November 2014 - VII
VARD & REM Offshore revisit PG for another AHTS-package - H/N 807

PG was contracted to deliver Liquid Cargo handling solutions and Engine Room- and Utiluty pumps for this large VARD 2 06 AHTS -design Anchor Handling Tug Support Vessel for Norwegian owner REM Offshore.
PG's scope is schedule to deliver by Q2/2015
 
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November 2014 - VI
Fulian Mawei confirm another 2 x MMC 887 PSV's with large PG scope

Fujian Mawei H/N MW 619CD/7-8 are 87m OSVs of MMC 887 PSV design, under construction for MAC Offshore. PG secured contracts to supply hydraulically driven cargo solutions, incl utility pumps for these state-of-the-art vessels. The scope also include comprehensive hydraulic drive Recovered Oil, and Methanol Cargo systems, in addition to BWTS systems. Delivery of the PG-scope is scheduled for Q2/2015 onwards.
 
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November 2014 - V
PG participate with booth at Offshore Korea 2014 in Busan Nov 12-14

After a very successful participation at the first Offshore Korea, PG will again be present with our partners
Blohm & Voss Korea during the upcoming Offshore Korea 2014 Conference and Exhibition in Busan, South Korea. Being one of the globally largest market places of PG, Korea represent high expectations also in the future for PG. This year PG will exhibit at the NME (Norwegian Maritime Exporters), national pavilion.
 
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November 2014 - IV
Sinopec and Fujian Mawei select PG for large scope Havyard PSV

Mawei H/N 627L/1 will be equipped by PG for all liquid cargo handling applications, tank cleaning- and recovered oil features, based on PG's highly  recognized hydraulically operated solutions. The vessel is of Havyard design, nominated HY 832 L SE PSV. PG's scope is due for delivery Q1/2015, and there are further options covered by the agreement.
 
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November 2014 - III
New Ownership enter PG - closing with Norvestor completed Nov 5th

The previously announced change of ownership in PG has been completed, in which Norvestor has become majority stakeholder with approx 63% of the shares, and whereas PG's CEO Roy Norum and VP Oil & Gas Mads Gjerdrum continue their ownerships with the remaining ca 37% of the shares.

The new ownership provide PG with tools, resources and network to further build the company, and we expect to see further growth over the next years.

November 2014 - II
PG continue its successes by Submix-retro-fitting another two OSVs

Express delivery was agreed for two comprehensive mud-handling systems for an undisclosed International Owner, to meet increasing mud cargo handling demands on newly acquired OSVs. As many as 16 x PG-Submix hydraulic agitators per shipset, several of these in stainless steel execution, HPUs and LCCs will ship by air during Q4/2014. Further retro-fits are expected to follow, as these demands increase rapidly.

 
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November 2014 - I
Dubai SB / Mubarak place first order with PG for OSV Cargo Solution

Dubai SB newbuild OSV Mubarak Spirit will be equipped by PG for liquid cargo handling solutions, core of which are our well reputed hydraulically driven PG-Submix agitators, HPU and LCC. Scope also include liquid mud Cargo Pumps PG-Seepex 70-12V, and will ship during Q1/2015

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October 2014 - XI
Japan Marine United - Keihin SY select PG for K-Line Offshore AHTS

JMU's H/N 5054 is an inhouse design MX-A 150 AHTS under construction for Japanese owner K-Line Offshore, for which PG shall delivery large scope liquid cargo solutions, including mud agitators and tank cleaning solutions. PG's scope to ship Q1/2015
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October 2014 - X
Agreements made to supply liquid cargo systems for Ievoli newbuilds

Agreements were made with Selah Shipyard / Turkey and shipowner Marnavi Offshore / Italy for PG to supply comprehensive hydraulically driven, pumping and agitation solutions to their newbuilds H/N 69 and 70. These are diesel electric MMC OSV-designs for which PG have already delivered a large number of packages in the past. PG's scope also include features for Mehanol cargo, and Recoved Oil services, and PG will start delivery of our scope by Q1/2015.
 
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October 2014 - IX
Contracts for cargo solutions to three IMT-newbuilds secured at POET

PG sucessfully concluded contracts for three shipsets hydraulically driven, liquid cargo solutions at POET SB for their IMT 970 OSV's under construction as their H/N 1621 for Wintermar, 1630/1631, for International Owners. Our scope comprise all cargo pumps - including submerged Methanol Cargo - Submix mud agitators, HPU's and LCC's for these novel design offshroe service vessels. Our scope commence delivery Q1/2015 onwards.

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October 2014 - VIII
PAXOcean return for another series PSVs for International Owners

PAXOcean Zhuhai H/N 1036/1039 and 1050 are all 78m PSVs being equipped by PG for hydraulically driven liquid cargo solutions including HPU's, LCC's, Agitators and pumps in various comprehensive packages.
Delivery for PG's scope commence Q1/2015 onwards.

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October 2014 - VII
PG participate during the Seatrade Middle East Conference in Dubai

October 28th - 30th PG will participate together with our local Partners Ulmatec Services at their booth
(Hall 5 - booth AA1) during this important conference and exhibition, targetting the growing Middle East offshore markets. PG will focus on
our novel IMRV-solutions, and present what we considder to become the Next Generation IMR-Vessels.
 
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October 2014 - VI
PG deliver main hydraulic pumps for RRB winches to Niigata AHT's

Large volumes of high flow hydraulic pumps are now being secured from several customers such as NOV, Wärtsilä and not least Rolls Royce Marine - latest represented by a delivery of a series of the largest PG-KRAL  pumps ever built, the CLE 3550. Some of these will drive the main hydraulic towing winches for the bespoke Ulstein design AHT's under construction in Japan at Niigata SY, for Swiss owner ALP (Teekay Offshore).
 
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October 2014 - III
Japan and Turkey ratify IMO BWTS Regulations - now at 32,54%

IMO is approaching the 35%-world-tonnage-criteria for full ratification of their Ballastwater Treatment Resolutions, as Japan and latest Turkey join the "Club of ratified Nations" - now totalling 43 countries.
Optimism start to return to a challenged market segment!
 

October 2014 - II
PG launch Acids & Toxics Deepwell Cargo Pump Solutions

Following the strong trends towards more segregations, higher volumes and more exotic chemicals applied in the oil & gas developments offshore, PG has developed bespoke solutions to meet such demands.

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PG TCM 80-50-200 Deepwell Cargo Pump, is an all-composite, hermetically closed, magnet-coupling, hydraulically driven pump, which cater for the most exotic fluids in the market place till date.
 
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October 2014 - I
Sapor SB / Malaysia select PG-solutions for 61.2m OSV-newbuild

Sapor H/N 108 will be equipped by PG for hydraulically driven cargo-solutions based on our famous PG-Submix mud agitators, PG-Seepex mud cargo pumps, PG Automation control system and PG Hydraulic power units. The PG scope is scheduled for Q1/2015 delivery.
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September 2014 - XIII
Norvestor VI L.P. acquire majority share position in the PG Group

 
Norvestor VI, L.P. (Norvestor), a fund advised by Norvestor Equity AS, has signed an agreement to invest in Ing Per Gjerdrum AS including its subsidiaries PG Hydraulics AS and PG Construction AS.
“Our partnership with Norvestor marks the end of an era with Per Gjerdrum stepping back after 32 years with PG. Since I joined the company in 2000, we have together been able to profitably tenfold revenues working alongside some of the most admirable customers and suppliers in the industry. I am confident that we, through Norvestor, have found the ideal way of taking PG to the next level. Our combined network, experience and competence will allow PG to thrive as we continue to develop the company”, says Roy Norum, CEO of PG.
 
“After several years of major investments in infrastructure and resources PG has grown both its capacity and capability within its core businesses, and we believe the company is set to capitalize on this in the coming years.
PG is a reputed and well-run company with a strong customer base and product- and quality leadership within attractive segments of the maritime and offshore oil & gas markets. We are proud to have the opportunity to manage the heritage of Per Gjerdrum going forward together with Roy Norum, Mads Gjerdrum and the rest of their team”
, says Per-Ola Baalerud, Partner in Norvestor Equity and chairman designate in PG.
Following the acquisition, Norvestor will become the largest shareholder in PG with about 63 % of the shares, while the remaining shares will be held by Mads Gjerdrum and Roy Norum. The Company had revenues of NOK 552 million in 2013, and expect to surpass NOK 700 million in 2014. The transaction is expected to close end of October 2014, subject to customary approval from the Norwegian Competition Authorities.

September 2014 - XII
Edison Chouest (ECO) and Hyde announce Frame Agreement for BWTS

Initiated by PG over a long period of time, Hyde and ECO could release the news of cooperation for the entire ECO-fleet and newbuilds for Ballast Water Treatment solutions. Press Release
The first delivery was performed by PG already 3 years ago, for their ultra-large AHTS Aiviq
 
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September 2014 - XI
PG Hydraulics hit all-time-high, with more than 80 HPUs delivered 2014

Streamlined fabrication, strong OSV-markets and a very dedicated Crew have allowed for PGH to set some remarkable new milestones during 2014. By end of year more than 80 state-of-the-art Hydraulic Power Units with various sizes and profiles will have left the PGH facilities at Herøy. Market trending for our portfolio is clearly to the benefit of hydraulically driven solutions, from which PGH will also benefit in the future.

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September 2014 - X
Eastern Shipbuilding US and Harvey Gulf Offshore select PG for BWTS

Eastern H/N 249 & 250 are high-end PSV's under construction for Harvey Gulf Offshore, and will be equipped by PG for Ballast Water Treatment, with PG-Hyde GUARDIAN Gold solutions. Delivery scheduled for Q1/2015
 
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September 2014 - IX
POET confirm another PG package for their 76m PSV-series

POET H/N 1624 will be equipped by PG with hydraulically driven pumps and agitiators, including HPU and LCC, to handle all liquid cargo which also include features for Oil Recovery. Their H/N 1624 is another Focal Marine design 76m PSV under construction for Wilson Sons / Brazil. PG' scope will ship Q1/2015
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September 2014 - VIII
Rio Oil & Gas 2014: PG exhibit at the Innovation Norway pavilion

We are happy to invite you to see us at the forthcoming Rio Oil & Gas in Barra / Rio de Janeiro Monday 15th till Thursday 18th, where we will present our latest developments.

 
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September 2014 - VII
Visit PG's booth during the SMM 2014 Maritime Exhibition in Hamburg

September 9 till 12, PG will again participate with a booth at the Norwegian pavilion during SMM in Hamburg. You are hereby kindly invited to meet our crew there, and learn more about our latest developments.
 
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September 2014 - VI
VARD / Harkand book large scope Central Coolers with PG for OSCV

Another important package was secured by PG for the Harkand Offshore VARD 3 03 OSCV-project at VARD Søviknes (H/N 801) - in addition to the previously presented pump-systems orders - as orders were placed for the vessels Central Cooling-system, based on PG-Sondex plate heat exchangers. This scope is scheduled for Q1/2015 delivery.
 
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September 2014 - V
PG secure large scope for massive 180m VARD design OSCV

The vessel is a VARD 3 19 OSCV design, developed by Vard Design in Ålesund, under construction for Solstad Offshore as VARD H/N 830. The hull of the vessel will be built at Vard Tulcea in Romania, while outfitting will take place at Vard Brattvaag in Norway. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 2Q 2016. PG was contracted to deliver all onboard E/R and Utility pumping solutions, and the fresh water generator.

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The vessel, which will be the largest in the Solstad fleet as well as the largest ever constructed by VARD, will have a 550 ton top tension vertical lay system, enabling the installation of large diameter flexible pipes in ultra-deep water and in harsher environments. In addition, it will feature a 600 ton active heave compensated offshore crane and a 4,000 ton under-deck carousel for storage of flexible pipes, cables and umbilicals. The vessel will be about 180 meters long, have a beam of 33 meters and a deck area of more than 2,500 m2

September 2014 - IV
PAXOcean / Singapore place orders for new series OSV's with PG

The three first vessels of a new series 70m PSV's of Conan Wu-design, were placed with PG for complete hydraulically driven liquid cargo solutions. The first two are under construction for PAXOcean's inhouse company POSH Offshore, and the third for an International Owner. PG' scope shall ship Q1/2015 onwards.

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September 2014 - III
EMAS Offshore equip MMC 887 @ Mawei with PG cargo solutions

Having acquired Fujian Mawei's H/N 619/31 , owner EMAS Offshore Services PTE LTD / Singapore will upgrade their M/V Lewek Alphard with liquid cargo handling systems based on PG's hydraulically driven PC-pumps and Submix agitators, HPU's / LCC's, including our special design, submerged Methanol Cargo pumps. As the vessels are under completion, delivery is by express - early Q4/2014. Options pending for further vessels to follow.
 
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September 2014 - II
The Mariner CIP-module arrive at PG Fabrication for completion

Another major milestone were acheived for our newly opened PG Fabrication as the massive Mariner Chemical Injection Module arrive at Drammen port for completion in Sande. Weighing in at some 72tons dry, it is truly a heavy-duty job to move this unit around - which is secured by the experts Mammoet, in close cooperation with our PG Fabrication Team.
 

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September 2014 - I
PG benefit from return of AHTS-markets through Rolls Royce agreement

Rolls Royce Brattvaag (RRB) is the global market leader for low pressure hydraulic winches for AHTS's. The recent years development between RRB, PG and our Austrian partner KRAL have put us in a favourable position to deliver a significant portion of RRB's annual demand. KRAL's CLE / CLG / CLK pump-lines are well received, with excellent field experiences, and volume of orders are picking up well both for RRB, and consequently PG.
 
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RRB Winches 500T

Recent orders include the largest pump ever manufactured at KRAL, producing in excess of 4.000 l/min hydraulic oil each, to power RRB's Power Units driving Anchor Handling Winches onboard AHTS's under construction at Navship in Brazil and Niigata in Japan.
 

August 2014 - VIII
POET Shipbuilding / China book PG-scope for another MPSV-series

POET H/N 1612 and 1613 are Focal Marine-designed 70m MPSV's under construction for ONGC of India. These will be comprehensively equipped by PG for hydraulically driven liquid cargo solutions, including Recovered Oil- and Methanol cargo- features, with Submix mud agitators from PG Construction, HPU's from PG Hydraulics, and control systems for PG Automation accordingly. Delivery of PG's scope is scheduled for early Q1/2015 onwards, and there are further optional vessels covered by the agreements.
 
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August 2014 - VII
Offshore Northern Seas - ONS 2014 - in Stavanger Aug 25-28

PG is set for another major Conference / Exhibition, as ONS 2014 kick-off in Stavanger Monday August 25th at 09:30. You are cordially invited to visit our Booth J 1018, where we will display and present PG's latest developments and most innovative solutions for the Offshore Industry. 
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August 2014 - VI
China Merchant HI return for second MT 6024 DSCV-package from PG

H/N 152 is another Marin Teknikk design, Offshore Diving Support & Construction Vessel at CMHI - being constructed for Mermaid Offshore / Thailand, intended for global operations after completion. As for the first similar CMHI-vessel, PG is contracted to deliver all liquid cargo-, and E/R & Utility pump solutions also for this newbuilding project. There are further optional vessels expected to become effective down the road.
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August 2014 - V
PG secure BWTS-orders with Keppel Singmarine for 155m OSCV

PG recognize a strong trend where newbuilds are now being equipped to large extent with Ballast Water Treatment Systems, to meet with the coming IMO - Ballastwater Regulations, expected to achieve ratification during the next few months. We are ramping up capacities at our PG Fabrication site, building stock, and hiring additional service-crew for commissioning as we see demand increase rapidly.

The Keppel H/N 386 is an inhouse Keppel MTD-design 155m Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV) under construction for oil major BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd, and is intended for operations in the Caspian sea on the Shah Deniz gas field offshore Baku after completion. PG's scope is scheduled for delivery early Q4/2014.

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The Shah Deniz (SD) field was discovered in 1999. It is one of the world’s largest gas-condensate fields, with over 1 trillion cubic metres of gas in place. It is located on the deep water shelf of the Caspian Sea, 70 km south-east of Baku, in water depths ranging from 50 to 500 m
August 2014 - IV
MH Wirth (ex. Step Offshore) book Mariner-orders with PG Oil & Gas
 
PG have secured its 5th major Mariner-contract, by recent orders from MH Wirth (Step Offshore) for various pumping applications to their Drilling Technologie's solutions.
By these, Statoil's UK heavy oil field Mariner represent the historically largest single offshore field development in value for PG, and another milestone demonstrating the width and depth of our abilities to cater for such challenging projects. Delivery of our scope is scheduled for Q2/2015.
 
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August 2014 - III
PG win contracts for new development OSV's from SinoPacific/China

The SinoPacific H/N 3036-38 are inhouse design SPP 17A PSV, novel solution offshore service vessel contracted for International operations by the Mexican shipping company, Naviera Petrolera Integral S.A.
PG is contracted to supply Liquid Cargo Handling Solutions for three identical sister vessels at this point of time, whereas SinoPacific expect to see more orders emerge from these efficient designs. PG's scope shall deliver by Q4/2014 for all three vessels. Following completion, these new vessels will enter into operations for PEMEX, Mexico’s largest governmental owned oil company, in their oil and gas development projects in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
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August 2014 - II
PG Fabrication inaugurate another 570m2 for Client site facilities

Following the growing successes for high end offshore modules, and complex offshore and marine pumping solutions, the second building-stage at PG Fabrication Sande was inaugurated with the first users taking their positions first week of August.
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A combination of individual-, twin- and group- offices, open landscapes and state-of-the-art meeting rooms - including video-conferencing facilities - greet the users. Thereby we provide excellent working environments for our Client's and Partner's site personnel who will spend significant time at PGF during completion, certification and testing of large scope deliveries, together with our project teams. Completed in less than 4 months, we are just-in-time for the crews moving in, extending the PGF facilities to approx 9.300m2 in total.
 
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August 2014 - I
Aasta Hansteen CIP Module arrives for completion at PG Fabrication

The Aasta Hansteen (Statoil, North Sea) Chemical Injection Module (38T dry weight) arrives at Drammen harbour for transport to PG Fabrication, where final completion of all processing units like pumps, drives, control systems, instrumentation and extensive testing will take place over the next few weeks.

The Mariner CIP Module will follow shortly, together with a large number of pumping units for several projects, to be completed and tested in our state-of-the-art facilities in Sande.
 
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July 2014 - XI
PG extend range of popular SLA/SLB-type Deepwell Cargopumps

 
 
 

 

 

Market trends support PG's further development of deepwell-type, chemical cargo-pumps well.

 

 

 

 


Another step forward was taken by development of a "SLB 180-100/2 DW" twin-screw, low-shear pumps, taking capacities into the 250m3/h range. The new pumps will be executed both as bulk-head-submerged, and tank-top-submerged, to meet the demand for significantly increased segregations of cargoes in novel design OSV's. The first units are already committed to firm orders, and we see several newbuilding projects going this direction.


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July 2014 - X
IES Pioneer contract MT 6015 MPSV at Kleven with PG solutions

Malaysian based joint venture company IES Pioneer (WWTAI) make its first entry into North Sea tonnage by a contract for a pair of Marin Teknikk design MPSV. The 93,8m OSVs are under construction at Kleven SY as their H/N 379 and optional H/N 380. PG was contracted to deliver solutions for hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling, tank cleaning, E/R and utility pumps for which deliveries commence Q4/2014 onwards.
 

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July 2014 - IX
Nam Cheong confirm another twin OSV-contract at Fujian Xiamen

Fujian Xiamen H/N SK 725/726 under construction for Nam Cheong / Malaysia, are continuation of the 75m-series OSV of Focal 522 PSV-design, the latter is now the 22nd vessel in the series for which PG shall deliver liquid cargo solutions. Core of the scope is our deepwell-version, special cargo / methanol cargo twin-screw pump SLB 125 DW from PG Construction, including HPU from PG Hydraulics, and Local Control System from PG Automation. PG's scope will ship Q2/2015.
 
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July 2014 - VIII
Mawei confirm large scope for OSV-series under construction for MAC

Fujian Mawei H/N MW 619CD/5-6 are 87m OSVs of MMC 887 PSV design, and hydraulically driven cargo solutions and utility pumps were also secured for these state-of-the-art vessels, including comprehensive hydraulic drive Recovered Oil and Methanol Cargo systems, in addition to the already secure BWTS-contracts. Delivery of the cargo-scope is scheduled for Q1/2015 onwards.
 
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July 2014 - VII
E.R. Offshore / Germany confirm contracts twins with VARD Vung Tau

VARD Vung Tau / Vietnam's H/N 808 is another inhouse design VARD 1-08 PSV, which has been contracted by German shipowner E.R. Offshore, the offshore branch of E.R. Schiffahrt (Eric Rickmers) in Hamburg.

At the same time E.R. Offshore has agreed with Carlotta Offshore to take over their H/N 806 at same yard, which is an identical twin sister vessel. PG is contracted to deliver comprehensive packages with hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling system, incl. recovered oil, tank cleaning solutions, and utility- & engine room pumps for both vessels, and both packages are scheduled to ship from PG Q4/2014.
 
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July 2014 - VI
SinoPacific place orders with PG to AHTS-series for Allianz Offshore

The two first AHTS's of SinoPacific inhouse design SPA 60 AHTS's have been contracted by Allianz Offshore (Swiber Group) / Singapore, under their H/N's 3042 / 3043, for which PG shall deliver Liquid Mud Cargo Handling- and Tank Cleaning- systems. PG-delivery for the two shipsets is scheduled for Q4/2014, and further deliveries is expected to follow thereafter.
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July 2014 - V
Atlantico Sul confirm another twin delivery for Petrobras Suezmax's

Atlantico Sul H/N 009 and 010 will be comprehensively equipped by PG in cooperation with Shinko / Japan, for utility- and engine room pumps for their ongoing newbuild programm for Transpetro / Petrobras at their purpose-built yard. PG-delivery scheduled for Q4/2014, to conclude our 10-ship-series of deliveries.
 
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July 2014 - IV
GC Rieber order solution for BWTS retrofit for their MPSV Polar Queen

PG was contracted to deliver a PG-Hyde HG 300 Gold ballastwater treatment system, for their reputed
MPSV Polar Queen. Delivery is scheduled for Q3/2014, and benefit from PG's proactive procurement system to ensure swift, and quality deliveries as the market approach IMO ratification.
 
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July 2014 - III
PG's Ivar Aasen-scope grow with orders for additional pumping units

Our large Process- and Utility- pump packages to Det Norske's Ivar Aasen field development on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), were extended by orders for additional units to comprise new applications. Delivery of the added units is scheduled for Q2/2015, whereas the main packages will deliver Q3/2014 onwards.
 
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July 2014 - II
Jaya SB / Singapore confirm orders with PG for twin ROV SSV's

Contracts for hydraulically driven cargo solutions including PG-Submix hydraulic agitators, and Methanol Cargo-features for a pair of high end Subsea Support Vessels, were secured with Jaya under their H/N 910 / 911. These are 88m DP2 Subsea Operations Vessels under construction for Jaya Shipholding, and PG's scope is scheduled for Q4/2014-delivery for both vessels.
 
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July 2014 - I
Aas Mek place orders with PG for another Live-Fish-Well-Boat

Aas Mek H/N 193 will follow suit with her sisters 191 and 192, and will be comprehensively equipped by PG for all large Cargo Hold Circulation units - which have been especially designed to fit the very successful Aas design AAS 1802 ST. Delivery of PG's scope scheduled for Q1/2015.
 
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June 2014 - XI
Miodrag Andric (Mio) enter into retirement after 24 good years with PG

Mio has been employed at PG since August 1st, 1990 and has since worked as firm Workshop Manager and Service Engineer with the company - and have seen dramatic improvements to his working environment, and the company as such, over all these years. Mio enter into his well deserved retirement July 4th, and we sincerely thank him for all his valued contributions over all these years!
 
 
 
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June 2014 - X
Mawei place orders for BWTS to OSV-series under construction for MAC

Fujian Mawei H/N MW 619CD/5-8 are 87m OSVs of MMC 887 PSV design, and will be equipped by PG for Ballast Water Treatment solutions, based on our market leading PG-Hyde GUARDIAN systems. The units are HG 150S, and will be manufactured and tested at PG Fabrication Sande before shipment to China late Q4/2014
 
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June 2014 - IX
BAE Systems Mobile/USA place large orders for various PG solutions

The DP2 MSSCV (Multi Subsea Support and Construction Vessel) will be built to the MT 6022 MSSCV design from Norway’s leading design company Marin Teknikk, under BAE H/N 113 for Oceaneering. The 353 foot long vessel will have a 72 foot beam, a 250-ton active heave compensated crane capable of reaching 4,000 meter water depth, accommodations for 110 personnel and a working moonpool. The vessel will also be outfitted with two 13,000 foot rated Oceaneering work class remotely operated vehicles.
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PG is contracted to deliver all hydraulically driven Liquid Cargo Handling solutions, including HPU, LCC and features for Recovered Oil Services, Chemical Boosting, Utility- and Engine Room Pumps, large Anti-Heeling Systems and Tank Cleaning solutions. PG's scope is scheduled to ship Q3 and Q4/2014 to BAE Systems Shipyard in Mobile, Alabama

June 2014 - VIII
VARD and Nordic American Offshore select PG for new series PSVs

VARD Aukra H/N 831/832 and the optional 833 are another series VARD 1 08 PSV to be equipped by PG for hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling solutions, recovered oil functions, utility- and engine room pumps. VARD's high performance, and available building capacity, allow for Q4/14 delivery of the PG scope both for HN 831 and 832, whereas the optional HN 833 is pre-scheduled for Q1/15 delivery.

The scope utilize capacity at all PG entities, and we are pleased to see that the strong trend in favour of hydraulically driven systems continue in all current market segments.
 
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June 2014 - VII
PG Construction's first Welding Robot installed and commissioned

Another step forward to secure quality, efficiency, lead-time-reductions and competitiveness was completed this week, as the first Welding Robot was put into action at our state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Sande. This coinsides with the completion of our 570m2 Clients Site Office-block, which is now all ready to host up to 30 additional project crew for offices and meeting facilities, as the massive volume of offshore orders are approaching completion during Q3-Q4/14.
 
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June 2014 - VI
Pacific Ocean / Singapore kick-off new high-end series 92m PSV

POET have placed the first order for a comprehensive, hydraulically driven liquid cargo system, for what is planned to be a new series of global market-addressing PSVs. HPU, Control system, PG-Submix agitators, Cargo pumps including submerged Methanol discharge pumps for scope for the PG delivery. PG is scheduled to deliver by Q4/14 onwards.
 

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June 2014 - V
Atlantico Sul / Brazil return for another two pumpsets for Suezmax's

Atlantico Sul H/N 007 and 008 will be comprehensively equipped by PG in cooperation with Shinko / Japan, for utility- and engine room pumps for their ongoing newbuild programm for Transpetro / Petrobras at their purpose-built yard. PG-delivery scheduled for Q4/2014, and there are another two following shipsets covered by our agreements.
 
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June 2014 - IV
Kleven H/N 378 - another Marin Teknikk IMRV for Olympic Shipping

The MT 6021 MKII IMRV is a further development of the MT 6021 design, of which Kleven Verft is building a vessel for Olympic under their HN 371 - also fully equipped by PG - with delivery in March 2015. The second vessel is equipped with an offshore crane, ROV hangars, and with accommodation capacity for 80 persons.
PG was contracted to deliver a sophisticated, hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling solution, anti-heeling-system, engine room- and utility pumps, and a PG-Hyde GUARDIAN ballast water treatment system for this novel Marin Teknikk design vessel, being built under Kleven H/N 378. Delivery is scheduled for early Q4/2014 for our scope of supply.
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June 2014 - III
VARD & Harkand Group UK select PG solutions for large DSV / OCS

VARD Søviknes H/N 801 is a large Diving Support-, Offshore Construction Vessel of inhouse design
VARD 3 03 DSV/OSCV under construction for UK-based Harkand Group. The 121m vessel will be fitted with a 250 ton offshore crane, a ROV hangar, and a Twin Bell 18 Man Saturation Diving System, supporting split level diving operations to a maximum diving depth of 300 meters. PG's scope commence delivery early Q4/2014 and will be completed by Q1/2015
 
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June 2014 - II
ASL Shipyards Singapore place orders for OSV-series with PG
Hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling solutions will be delivered by PG for a series of four 65m OSV under construction at their Batam yard, for European owners. PG's deliveries commence mid Q4/2014 and goes through 2015.
 
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June 2014 - I
Simon Møkster return for more tonnage from Gondan SY / Spain
Spanish shipyard Ast. Gondan's H/N C461 - another novel Rolls Royce design UT 776 WP PSV under construction for Norwegian shipowner Simon Møkster Offshore - will be comprehensively equipped by PG for a large, hydraulically driven Liquid Cargo Handling solution, including ORO NOFO 2015, and Tank Cleaning system. She will take benefit of PG Hydraulics new modularized design HPU, and the novel solution PG Automation LCC with remote access module. Delivery of the PG scope is scheduled for early Q4/2014.
 
 

 

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May 2014 - VII
MMC place orders for 24.000m3/h pump installation with PG
MMC - a company in the Havyard Group - has placed orders with PG for a pump installation of significance. A cluster of high flow, low head pumps totalling at approx 24.000 t/h (!!) capacity, will be delivered for a newbuild Live-Fish-Wellboat for which MMC is contracted to deliver the processing plant. PG's scope is cheduled for Q3/2014 delivery.
 
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May 2014 - VI
VARD order PG-package for third Carlotta Offshore PSV at Vung Tau
VARD Vung Tau / Vietnam have secured another sister vessel for Carlotta Offshore (previous VARD Vung Tau H/N 791 & 792 sold to Tidewater - Troms Offshore), and contracted PG to deliver packages for a hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling system, incl. recovered oil, tank cleaning solutions, and utility- & engine room pumps. Their H/N 808 is a multifunctional PSV of VARD 1 08 inhouse design with a total length of 81 meters, beam of 18 meters and a cargo deck area of 830 m2. The vessel of approximately 4000 dwt will be prepared for standby, rescue, firefighting and oil recovery operations. PG's scope is scheduled for delivery Q4/2014.
 
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May 2014 - V
Xiamen increase 78m-series by adding another contract with PG
Fujian Xiamen SY continue their series of 75m PSVs of Focal Marine and Offshore design, with similar packages from PG as mentioned for previous newbuilds in the series. Constructed as Xiamen's H/N 491N, for Malaysian owner MK Marine, with scheduled delivery of our scope Q2/2015.
 
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May 2014 - IV
Four new OSV-contracts secured with Fujian Xiamen Shipyard
Fujian Xiamen H/N 487/Q+R, under construction for Sentinel Offshore, and SK 722/723 under construction for Nam Cheong, are another series 75m OSV of Focal 522 PSV-design, the latter is now the 20th vessels in the series for which PG shall deliver liquid cargo solutions. Core of the scope is our deepwell-version, special cargo / methanol cargo twin-screw pump SLB 125 DW from PG Construction, including HPU from PG Hydraulics, and Local Control System from PG Automation. PG's scope will ship Q4/2014.
 
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May 2014 - III
Mermaid Marine Australia add more VARD-tonnage to their fleet
Again MMA turn to VARD for their continuing fleet development, this time for two identical twin MPSV's of
VARD 1 08 MPSV design. Being built at VARD Vung Tau / Vietnam under HN 804 & 805, these are high end vessels, with very comprehensive, hydraulically driven, cargo solutions from PG. Part of this also include a large number of chemical segregations, for which PG deliver newly developed, submerged, composite material, deepwell pumps including applications for HCL acids. In addition to the very comprehensive cargo-package, PG deliver tank cleaning systems, solutions for ballast water treatment, Utility- and E/R pumps of various kinds. PG's scope ships within Q4/14 for both vessels.
 
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The vessels are multifunctional PSVs of VARD 1 08 design with a total length of 81.7 meters, beam of 18 meters and a cargo deck area of 810 m2. The vessels of approximately 4000 dwt will be prepared for standby, rescue, firefighting and ROV operations. The vessels are designed with high focus on cargo capacity and excellent maneuvering capabilities combined with low fuel consumption.
May 2014 - II
Siem Offshore and Remontowa confirm another VS 4411 PSV with PG
H/N 856/3 is Remontowa's third in the series mentioned in our December-release, to be confirmed as firm contract. PG's very comprehensive scope of supply will ship Q4/2014, and there are another three optional vessels covered by the same contracts.
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May 2014 - I
PG participate with booth at the Norwegian Pavilion during OTC 2014
May 5 - 8 the Offshore Technology Conference will take place in Houston, Texas where PG will exhibit with a booth ( #5053) at the Innovation Norway pavilion.
 
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April 2014 - VI
NorYards Fosen team up with PG for large Wärtsilä-design AHTS
Their H/N 84 is a high capacity, state-of-the-art AHTS of Wärtsilä design VS 491 MKII AHTS, under construction for FTDS - a subsidiary of BOA Offshore. PG is contracted to deliver a very comprehensive package comprising of a multi-consumer-, hydraulically driven, cargo handling solutions including recovered oil features, tank cleaning systems, engine room pumps, central coolers, ballast water treatment unit and fresh water generator. PG's delivery ships Q4/2014 accordingly.
 
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April 2014 - V
Tebma / India place orders for pumps and Anti-Heeling Systems
Tebma H/N 123 and 124 will be equipped with PG engine room- and utility pumps, plus Anti-Heeling Systems to compensate for large crane capacities onboard their Wärtsilä design VS 470 MPSV's, under construction for Nordic Maritime, and Geoships respectively. Liquid cargo handling solutions were delivered previsously for these vessels from PG. PG's delivery is sceduled for Q2/2014
 
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April 2014 - IV
Simek and Fletcher Shipping place another significant order with PG
Simek HN 133 will be equipped for liquid cargo handling, tank cleaning and engine room pumps by PG. Basically a repeat-design of their HN 128 and 125, this vessel is another Rolls Royce Marine UT 755 PSV, which is the most built design ever for an OSV - and PG has equipped most of them. PG scope is scheduled for delivery Q4/2014.
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April 2014 - III
Gulf Offshore Norway confirm a third ST 216 Arctic PSV at Simek
Simek H/N 131 is the third sistervessel in a series of Arctic design PSV's for Gulf Offshore, for which PG shall deliver comprehensive packages for various applications onboard.
 
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April 2014 - II
DOF Subsea/Technip and VARD formalize PLSV-contracts with PG
VARD Promar H/N EP 09 and 10 - being twin sisters of inhouse design VARD 3 16 PLSV, large pipelaying service vessels under construction for DOF Subsea / Technip - will receive comprehensive packages from PG for ballast water treatment, fresh water generation, plate heat exchangers and various pumping applications onboard. PG's scope delivers from Q3/2014.
 
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April 2014 - I
Bourbon & VARD hook up with PG for large VARD design AHTS
VARD Brattvaag H/N 802 is a large, state-of-the-art, inhouse design VARD 2-12 AHTS of 280TBP, 93.6m long and 24m wide. PG was contracted to deliver all Liquid Cargo handling systems - incl Tank Cleaning & ORO, Ballast Water Treatment System, Fresh Water Generator and Engine Room pumps. PG's scope is scheduled for Q3/2014 delivery.
 
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March 2014 - VIII
PG Fabrication "goes online" with direct database access in production
As we are pushing forward with Continous Improvements, PGF has gone live with online documentation in the production, replacing hard-copies of drawings and documentation with large 55" sceens at all working stations. Utilizing ProArc software, we secure that all steps in the production-chain is working with latest versions, and quality controlled documentation for fabrication, mounting, control and testing - now also head on at the individual station at PG Fabrication in Sande.

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March 2014 - VII
PG Submix liquid mud agitators ... a true matter of PG quality ...
Having already won a reputation for high performance, and being selected object of solution for many OSV newbuild- and upgrade programs for mud agitation, our Service Manager report "zero faults" on our Submix agitators in long term operations:
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March 2014 - VI
PG pushing forward in Partnership with Ulmatec Dubai in Middle East
Since Oct '13 PG and Ulmatec Dubai have joined forces in the Middle East region, and results starts to materialize. Both the large population of "PG Vessels" operating in the region, and contract-activities generated from the region motivate the partners to spend resources to service at their best. 12 service-crew and 4 in sales and administration are all active to create business and cater for local demands with strong backing from highly profiled Principals.
 
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March 2014 - V
DOF Subsea/Technip and VARD formalize PLSV-contracts with PG
VARD Søviknes H/N 823 and 824 - being twin sisters of inhouse design VARD 3 05 PLSV, large pipelaying service vessels under construction for DOF Subsea / Technip - will receive comprehensive packages from PG for ballast water treatment, fresh water generation, plate heat exchangers and various pumping applications onboard. PG's scope delivers Q3/2014. The vessels will commence operations for Petrobras during 2015, and also have two smaller sisters under construction at VARD Promar in Brazil.
 
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March 2014 - IV
Østensjø Rederi and Kleven select PG for SALT 304 OSCV-solutions
Kleven H/N 373 is a massive Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV) under construction for Østensjø Rederi, for which PG was selected to deliver all Cargo-, Utility- and Engine Room pumping solutions.
 
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The new vessel has been designed by Salt Ship Design in close cooperation with Østensjø Rederi and DeepOcean. With a length of 149.8 metres, a width of 27 metres and 2300 square metres of total deck space the vessel will be a powerful tool in the offshore construction market. The vessel is specially designed to suit the Greater North Sea.Total value of the construction contract is NOK 1,400 million!
March 2014 - III
PG Marine Group exhibit at Asia Pacific Maritime 2014 in Singapore
APM has become an event of regional significance, with its 1.500 exhibitors from 53 countries, and has proven a success also for PG. Well visited, and very well set at the Marina Bay Exhibition Centre. PG participate with a booth at the Norwegian Pavilion, arranged by Innovation Norway, which is well located, and attract customers through the many market leading companies represented.
 
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March 2014 - II
PG build strong team together with W&O Supply for US Gulf area
Based on the 2013-agreement to represent PG in North America, W&O Supply hire profiled and skilled specialists to support our local presence. Most recently John Catanzaro (Service, 2nd left) and Marc Lagattuta (Project Management, 3rd left) joined our team - some of their colleges also presented here;
 
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March 2014 - I
Rem Offshore and Kleven select PG for advanced Wärtsilä design PSV
Kleven H/N 374, a large VS 485 Mk III Arctic class PSV under construction for Rem Offshore, will be equipped with a comprehensive hydraulically driven liquid cargo solution, including NOFO 2009 Recovered Oil features. In addition tank cleaning systems, utility- and engine pumps, and central-/aux- coolers form scope of PG's supply. Delivery of our scope scheduled for Q3/2014.
 
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February 2014 - IX
More MMC 887 PSV-orders secured at Mawei for PG Marine Group
Again Mawei books orders at PG, this time for electrically driven liquid mud handling solutions, for their H/N 619/17-18. Also these are MMC-design PSVs under contruction for an International owner, to be classed ABS before delivery. PG's scope ships early Q3/2014
 
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February 2014 - VIII
Mawei SY order cargo solutions for another pair MMC 887 75m PSVs
Mawei H/N 629 / 9 and 10 - two MMC-designed PSVs under construction for Emirates based owner MAC Offshore, will be equippped with hydraulically driven PG Cargo Solutions for efficient handling of liquid cargo offshore. Scope include a set of PG-Submix agitators, various pumps, HPU and LCC, and will be classed to ABS class. PG's scope is scheduled to ship early Q3/2014
 
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February 2014 - VII
Farstad upgrade another OSV for high yield drilling fluids with PG
MV Far Saltire, an UT 728 L AHTS, will be retrofitted by PG - replacing a competitors products - with hydraulically driven PG-Submix agitators. Aim is to improve performance of the cargo system, related to the development towards high yield drilling fluids (liquid mud), and long storage periods - as we have successfully done with a significant number of of vessels recently. A set of agitators, HPU and LCC will be shipped Q2/2014 for installation in Asia.
 
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February 2014 - VI
Xiamen SY / China add more contracts to their large OSV-backlog
Xiamen H/N 487/P is another 78m OSV of Focal 522 PSV-design, and is the 16th vessels in the series for which PG shall deliver liquid cargo solutions. Core of the scope is our deepwell-version, special cargo / methanol cargo twin-screw pump SLB 125 DW from PG Construction, including HPU from PG Hydraulics, and Local Control System from PG Automation. PG's scope will ship Q2/2014.
 
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February 2014 - V
VARD Vietnam place orders with PG for another Carlotta Offshore OSV
VARD Vung Tau / Vietnam have secured another sister vessel for Carlotta Offshore, and contracted PG to deliver packages for a hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling system, incl. recovered oil, tank cleaning solutions, and utility- & engine room pumps. Their H/N 793 is a multifunctional PSV of VARD 1 08 inhouse design with a total length of 81 meters, beam of 18 meters and a cargo deck area of 830 m2. The vessel of approximately 4000 dwt will be prepared for standby, rescue, firefighting and oil recovery operations. PG's scope is scheduled for delivery Q3/2014.

 
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February 2014 - IV
PG Construction (PGC) add production-enhancing tools for growth
The newly opened manufacturing facilities for PG Construction (part of PG Fabrication in Sande), has allowed for significant expansion of the offering which PGC present to the market. The latest addition is a state-of-the-art, automized Water Cutting Machine, which allow for highest quality, very rational, highly precise and most cost effective processing of steel and metals up to 150mm thickness for own production, and external customers. Installation and commissioning will be completed during February 2014, and production will commence immediately to cover major demand from PG's OSV and Offshore backlog, and new bookings.

PGC attract external customers through its profile as an Offshore-qualified, high quality manufacturer, and will shortly also add a comprehensive Robotic Welding Line to further enhance its offerings to the market.
 
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February 2014 - III
PG Automation in strong growth, adding staff in various functions
PG's latest entreprise-addition - PG Automation - is growing fast, and staff in several functions is being added to handle the high number of control systems secured from the market. February 1st Ingunn Korsmo took position as Orders- / Projects Expeditor, and further Automation Engineers, Cabinet Builders and Electricians are in need, and will be employed shortly to cope with the strongly growing demand.
 
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February 2014 - II
OSV MV Carr Tide being upgraded by PG for liquid mud agitation
Tidewater Marine continue their upgrade-program with PG for equipping their new built MMC 887 PSV's with comprehensive mud agitation installations - this time MV Carr Tide. PG shall deliver a package of 16 PG-Submix 80 hydraulically driven agitators, HPU and control system - all in express modus.
 
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February 2014 - I
POET return for another two sets of Cargo-packages from PG
Pacific Ocean continue their newbuild series of modern Focal 76m OSV's, which comprise high specification hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling systems from PG. Our scope for H/N 1517 and 1518 will be delivered Q4/2014, and there are further optional vessels covered by the agreements.
 
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January 2014 - VII
Kleven H/N 371 - a MT 6021 IMRV for Olympic Shipping - secured by PG
PG was contracted to deliver a sophisticated, hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling solution, anti-heeling- and a PG-Hyde GUARDIAN ballast water treatment system for this novel Marin Teknikk design vessel. Delivery is scheduled for Q3/2014 for our scope of supply.
 
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January 2014 - VI
Again PG can celebrate Xiamen-successes: H/N 491 I & J secured
H/N 491-I is under construction for MK Marine / Malaysia, whereas H/N 491-J is scheduled for delivery to Malaysian ship owner Dayou Offshore. These two vessels are continuations of the below "491-series", and will have identical scope - keeping all PG / PG Automation / PG Construction / PG Fabrication / PG Hydraulics quite busy, being core products for all our business units. PG's scope shall ship during Q4/2014
 
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January 2014 - V
MAC / Singapore return to Xiamen for two more Focal 522 PSV's
Emirates based ship owner MAC continue their series of 78m PSVs of Focal Marine and Offshore design, with similar packages from PG as mentioned below. These are constructed as Xiamen's H/N 491 L/M, and delivery of our scope is scheduled for Q3/2014.
 
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January 2014 - IV
Nam Cheong confirm another pair XIM 78m MPSV at Xiamen SY / China
Xiamen SY H/N SK 720 and 721 are continuation of their series for Nam Cheong which were secured by PG mid 2013. Scope of supply is comprehensive, hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling systems, including functions and equipment for Recovered Oil services with basis in our PG-Submix submerge agitators, and high efficiency screw pumps.
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January 2014 - III
Xiamen return for another series Focal 522 PSV PG Cargo-packages
The Xiamen H/N 491 G/H/K will be identically equipped with the previously reported 491 C-F vessels, and delivery will follow in two  months intervals for the entire series. Also these are Focal Marine design Focal 522 78m PSV's, under construction for ship owner Sentinel Marine.


 
 
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January 2014 - II
Fjellstrand confirm another VS 485 MKIII package with PG Marine Group
Fjellstrand H/N 1689 is a Wärtsilä-designed VS 485 MK III MPSV under construction for an undisclosed Owner, which will be comprehensively equipped by PG for Liquid Cargo Handling, Engine Room- and Utility pumps, and Ballast Water Treatment solutions.
 
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January 2014 - I
Large PG-packages secured for MMC 887 PSV-series at Mawei SY
Mawei SY / China is building a series of MMC 887CD-design PSVs for MAC Offshore / Dubai under their Hull No.: 619CD 1/2, and for Westsea Offshore / Singapore under their Hull No.: 619CD 3, which will be equipped for ballast water treatment by PG (here well demonstarted by BWTS Sales Manager Robert Almklov). Packages for Liquid Cargo Handling, and utility pumps were also secured for these state-of-the-art vessels, including comprehensive hydraulic drive Recovered Oil and Methanol Cargo systems.
 
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December 2013 - VI
PG close best ever booking-year, fast approaching Euro 100 millions
In a combination of good positioning, market leading solutions, solid capacity demonstrated, and highly focused skills, PG was able to close the books for 2013 at all-time-high bookings. PG continued all its innovative activities, invested in HR and not least infrastructure during the entire financial crisis- and credit crunch- periods, which is now rewarded with record figures in allmost every department of the group. We hereby extend our thanks to the many International and National customers whom entrust PG with their business, and not least our dedicated, hard working and highly competent crew of Employees and Partners, as we wish you all a very
 
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December 2013 - V
Siem Offshore continue VS 4411 PSV-series at Remontowa / Poland
PG secured an important contract with Siem Offshore and Remontowa in July '13, for a Wartsila design VS 4411 DF PG-MACS® PSV scheduled for North Sea operations for Shell. In addition to a very comprehensive conventional cargo system, tankl cleaning solutions, engine room- and utility pump package and ballast water treatment systems, the first vessel is equipped with a 6-tank PG-MACS®configuration for very flexible wet- / dry- bulk, drill cuttings and recovered oil features. The new award is for another four vessels of same design, with some options related to the extent of PG-MACS® to be installed, to correspond with future charters.
 
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December 2013 - IV
Pacific Ocean build a series of sophisticated PG-MACS® vessels
To be constructed at their POET Shipyards in China, Pacific Ocean E&T PTE LTD of Singapore have contracted PG for very comprehensive PG-MACS® hybrid  Cargo Solutions for their next series of state-of-the-art Offshore Service Vessels. The vessels are Focal 539, 91m PSV's designed by naval architects Focal Marine & Offshore, and reflect vessels intended for Global operations - with shallow draft abilities. The vessels will have large, below deck cargo facilities, including ability to carry large volumes Dry- and Liquid- bulk, Recovered Oil, Rig Slops and Drill Cuttings in a very flexible, athmopheric, hull integrated PG-MACS®tank configuration.
 
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December 2013 - III
PG secure its 4th large Mariner-contract with DSME / Korea
The North Sea Mariner heavy-oil field in the UK sector, has become a successtory for PG, by securing as much as four major packages, including a very comprehensive containerized Chemical Injection Package so far.

Statoil will operate the Mariner Area Development with working interests of 65.11% in Block 9/11a and 92% in Block 9/11b. Statoil expects to start production from Mariner in 2017. The average production is estimated at around 55,000 barrels of oil per day over the plateau period from 2017 to 2020. Expected recoverable oil volumes are estimated to more than 250 million barrels.

The latest addition for PG was the R129 Progressive Cavity pump package, which comprice a large number of excentric screw / progressive cavity pumps in cooperation with our long time, close partner Seepex / Germany.

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December 2013 - II
PG solutions for novel Marin Teknikk-design Expedition Yacht
Kleven H/N 366 is an exciting project, however a little off line from our regular business, for which PG was contracted to deliver a significant package of Engine Room- and Utility solutions. Delivery Q2/2014. The design is a MT 5006 ESV, and Marin Teknikk has secured a landmark new contract for a high specification, 107-metre long Expedition Support Vessel, specially designed for long expeditions in rough waters. The vessel blends a robust, hard-working character with luxurious added extras, including a swimming pool and its own 21m tender boat on the bow.
 
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December 2013 - I
PG participate during the Marintec exhibition in Shanghai / China
This bi-annual, major marine exhibition in China, is an important venue for PG to present our abilities to the largest shipbuilding market worldwide. PG participate at the booth of our Representatives, Tecway Marine - and door opens Tuesday December 3rd, through Friday December 6th.
 
November 2013 - X
PG to supply pump solutions for Siem CLV 01 at Remontowa
Remontowa H/N B101/1 is a VARD design CLV 01 Cable Laying Vessels, for which PG shall deliver a set of E/R- and Utility pumps.The contract for the CLV is the next step within the long-term strategy of Siem Offshore to support its subsidiary Siem Offshore Contractors ("SOC") with high-end installation and support assets to further strengthen its ambition to become the leading provider in the area of submarine cable installation services.
 
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November 2013 - IX
PG's Founder and Chairman of Board turns 70
Mr. Per Christian Gjerdrum - PG's Founder and Chairman of Board - celebrate his 70th birthday with family Sunday November 24th in style at Theatercafeen in Oslo. We at PG would also like to pay tribute to our Founder at this occasion, which is celebrated in a Banner Year for his group of companies.

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November 2013 - VIII
Another UT 755 PSV cargo-package secured for PG at Simek
Simek HN 128, under construction for UK owner Flecher Offshore, will be equipped for liquid cargo handling, tank cleaning and engine room pumps by PG. Basically a repeat-design of their HN 125, another Rolls Royce Marine UT 755 PSV, which is the most built design ever for an OSV.
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November 2013 - VII
Nam Cheong confirm AHTS-series up to 28 vessels with PG Marine
Having previously secured the orders for the Rolls Royce Brattvaag hydraulic winch-pumps, PG could book large orders for the Hydraulically Driven Liquid Cargo Handling systems as well. These are NCA 80E-design 64m AHTS's, being constructed at four different shipyards in Malaysia and China. Firm contracts are placed for 16 vessels, and another 12 optional vessels are expected to be confirmed shortly. Delivery commence Q2/2014 onwards.
 
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November 2013 - VI
Major process pump delivery secured for North Sea development
SMOE - Singapore and operator Det Norske selected PG to deliver a large scope Utility- and Process- Pump package to their Ivar Aasen project. The package comprise core-products from several of PG's Partners, which will be constructed, assembeld, hooked up and tested at PG Fabrication before shipment Q3/2014.
Very high demands are set for these installations, which meet all NORSOK, API and ISO requirements.
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November 2013 - V
DSME and Statoil Mariner field again make headlines with PG
PG secure another two large packages for the UK North Sea Mariner field, by securing contracts for the R116 High Capacity Centrifugal Pumps, and R117 Sump Pumps packages based on our very well proven solutions. Delivery is scheduled for Q3/2014, and will make our PG Fabrication look quite populated at that time ....

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November 2013 - IV
Pacific Ocean (POET) secure new orders with Wilson Sons Brazil
POET H/N 1606 and optional H/N 1607 will be comprehensively equipped by PG for hydraulically driven liquid cargo handling solutions. These are 76m Focal Marine design PSV, and meet International standards for design and solutions.
 
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November 2013 - III
Muhibbah Marine return for more AHTS mud handling solutions
Muhibbah HN 20107 and 20108 will be equipped by PG for liquid mud handlng solutions, based on PG-Flygt / Xylem electrically driven propeller type agitators. Delivery commence Q2/2014.
 
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November 2013 - II
PG secure contracts to deliver equipment to Havyard for Esvagt
Havyard H/N 118 and 119 will be equipped by PG for several pumping functions, including anti-heeling systems. These vessels are Havyard in-house design HY 832 SOV, and ESVAGT will operate the vessels and deliver services in connection with maintenance of offshore windmill installations. The vessels are due to be delivered from Havyard Ship Technology`s shipyard in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway in December 2014 and March 2015. The vessels will become newbuilds 118 and 119 from Havyard Ship Technology 
 
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November 2013 - I
Our new PG Group - QHSE Manager take charge from day 1
Already after just one week in her new PG Group - QHSE Manager position, Lise-Mette Andersson co-headed our bi-annual DNV ISO 9001 recertification process with her predecessor Anders Eide. Building on a long carreer in similar positions, lately from Unitor - Wilhelmsen Maritime Services, and Nemo Engineering, Lise-Mette bring valuable experience and competence to our fast growing group of companies.
 
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October 2013 - IX
Kreuz Subsea Marine - MT 6024 DSCV being equipped by PG Marine
China Merchant Heavy Industries (Shenshen) has under construction an advanced Diving Subsea Construction vessel of Marin Teknikk design, for Swiber Group - Kreuz Subsea Marine in Singapore, under their H/N 121. The vessel will have a length of 120 meters and a breadth of 25 meters, accommodation for 130 persons, a 140 T offshore crane, in addition to arrangement for 2 ROV’s (unmanned submarines) for international operations down to 3000 meters depth.

PG was contracted to deliver Liquid Cargo-, Utility Pump- solutions and Ballast water treatment system to this newbuild. PG's scope shall ship Q2/2014, and there is an optional H/N 122 sistervessel also covered by the agreements.
 
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October 2013 - VIII
EMAS Offshore upgrade MV Lewek Ariel with PG-Submix agitators
Having acquired MV Lewek Ariel from Go Marine - HN 7038 at Batamec SY - Emas will convert the liquid mud handling system from electric to hydraulic driven units. PG were thereby contracted to deliver a set of PG-Submix 80 hydraulically driven agitators, HPU and LCC for delivery Q4/2013 accordingly. The vessel is a state-of-the-art Marin Teknik design MT 6009 MPSV, built by Otto Marine at their Batamec SY in 2011.
 
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October 2013 - VII
Another UT 755 PSV Cargo-packages to PG from DDW PAX Ocean
The PSV market is gaining momentum, and DDW PAX Ocean have started construction of their H/N 8002, which is another Rolls Royce Marine design UT 755 PSV, in line with their previous newbuilds being built for POSH Offshore / Singapore. PG was contracted to deliver complete Liquid Cargo solutions, and our scope is scheduled for Q1/2014 delivery. There are several optional vessels also covered by the agreements.
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October 2013 - VI
Wagenborg order IMR-/Cold-Start- Solution for "walk-to-work-vessel"
Having secured a long-term-charter to work for Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V. (Shell), Wagenborg turned to PG for IMR- / Cold-Start-Solutions to their "walk-to-work" (W2W) IMRV.
PG's scope will base much on the experiences made from below-deck IMR-solutions such as IMRV Edda Fauna and IMRV Seven Viking, and will comprise of pumping solutions, injection systems, drive-units, HPU and control system, in addition to umbillicals, nitrogen generator and hose-reels as part of the delivery. The vessel is under construction at Niestern Sander SY in Holland as their HN 848, and PG's scope is scheduled for delivery Q2/2014.

Wagenborg Walk to Work Vessel
The vessel is named a "walk-to-work-vessel" from its gyro stabilized, telescopic gangway, though which crew and functions are transferred to the well-head-platforms for Well Stimulation and Intervention work.
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Image: IMRV Pump installation IMRV Seven Viking

"We experience a strong, International focus on these below-deck, automatized and safe solutions - which are about to displace some of the more traditional on-deck, temporary solutions. The IMR-markets appear strong, and with sustainable perspectives, hence more of relevance to fit such installations below deck."


October 2013 - V
Visit PG at Kormarine 2013 in Busan, South Korea Oct 22-25

PG will be present at the forthcoming Kormarine exhibition with a booth at the pavillion of our Partner Blohm+Voss Korea, and we welcome visitors to learn more about our abilities, solutions and products.
 
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October 2013 - IV
Volstad Maritime & Bergen Group return to PG again for OSCV-projects
Fosen H/N 91 is the third sister of H/N 90 and H/N 89, named MV Grand Canyon -and she is a large and advanced OSCV-vessel (Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel) with a length of 125 meters and 25 meters wide. The vessel is designed by Skipsteknisk in Aalesund and type designation ST-259 CD. PG was contracted to deliver extensive utility- and engine room- pump-packages for this vessel.
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October 2013 - III
Havyard-contract secured for another PG package to a HY 857 OSCV
Havyard H/N 115 is basically a repeat  vessel to H/N 114, and is a Havyard design large HY 857 OSCV under construction for Marine Platforms LTD / Nigeria. PG was contracted to deliver 4 comprehensive pump package for this sophisticated newbuild, and our scope is scheduled for Q2/2014 delivery.
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October 2013 - II
Visit PG's booth 3828 @ Workboat Show New Orleans Oct 9-11
 
WBS in New Orleans is an annual event in which PG have participated since 2000 with a significant presentation on our booth. This years event take place Wednesday till Friday October 9-11, and PG share a large booth with Partners KRAL and Hyde Marine. You are kindly invited!


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October 2013 - I
PG appoint new Representatives in the Middle East Regions
In responce to the growing demand for high end solutions from the Middle East Offshore Oil & Gas industry, PG has enterred into agreements with the newly established Ulmatec Services LLC in Dubai, to represent our interests in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. However newly established, the crew behind the venture are most experienced, and well connected in the region, fronted by Kjetil Leine / President whom has spent many of his years working these markets for Rolls Royce Marine and Goltens in the past.

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