Stress Engineering Services Signs Agreement with Kongsberg Maritime
HOUSTON (May 1, 2017) – Kongsberg Maritime Inc., the North American division of Norway headquartered marine and offshore technology company Kongsberg Maritime has entered into an agreement with Stress Engineering Services, Inc., a global leader in consulting engineering services.
The alliance will combine Stress Engineering Services’ extensive offshore drilling expertise with the broad footprint of Kongsberg Maritime within the existing mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) fleet. Together, the companies will offer a more complete package of services to their clients.
Integrated services, systems and support will be offered to operators and rig owners, covering all stages of a drilling operation from planning, operations, post operations and condition-based maintenance.
“Offshore operators and drilling contractors are looking for ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs,” said Chuck Miller, vice-president of Stress Engineering Services. “By working with Kongsberg, we can together provide drilling system services that empower engineers to more efficiently make informed decisions in the ever-more challenging offshore drilling environments.”
Jon Holvik, president, Kongsberg Maritime, said, “We are looking forward to working closely with Stress Engineering to support ongoing commercial growth throughout all the major offshore areas. Together, we are committed to increasing the safety and efficiency of offshore drilling operations, providing our clients with increasingly smarter and more cost-effective services and solutions.”
About Kongsberg Maritime
Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 20 countries.
Kongsberg Maritime is part of Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG), an international, knowledge-based group that celebrated 200 years in business during 2014. KONGSBERG supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defense and aerospace industries.