ABB has secured contracts worth $200m from SAMSUNG Heavy Industries, Keppel FELS and Jurong Shipyard to supply automation equipment for marine vessels in South Korea and Singapore.

Under the contract, ABB will supply equipment for 23 new jack-up and DP drilling vessels, and one floating, production, storage and offloading vessel.

ABB will provide complete electrical systems, generators, distribution switchboards and transformers, as well as drives and motors to power the ships’ thrusters and drilling systems.

The vessels will operate in oil and gas extraction, production and transportation.