Aker Solutions subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors has received a contract from ABB to install its subsea power cable for the Goliat field in the Barents Sea.

Aker Marine Contractors will install a 1,065km cable, weighing 6,000t, from Hammerfest, Norway, offshore to the Goliat FPSO using its newbuild subsea installation and construction vessel AMC Connector.

Aker Marine Contractors will also provide and install a permanent tether anchor for the subsea power cable.

The contract value for management and execution of the project is $12m.

The installation work will be performed during the second quarter of 2013.