Norwegian manufacturer Dreggen has received an order from Kvaerner Egersund for the delivery of 10 cranes to Ekofisk 2/4M wellhead and process platform.

The operator of the platform will be Conoco Phillips and the platform will be situated in the central Ekofisk area bridged to the 2/4J platform.

The order has a value of approximately US$1m and will be delivered in the spring of 2004.

The crane package consist of two 25t electric overhead travelling cranes and two 15t electric overhead travelling cranes to be installed under the drilling module skidding deck structure The cranes will be used in EExe Zone I – IIB/T3 area and will be designed according to all relevant regulations.

In addition Dreggen will deliver four 6t and two 3t manually operated overhead travelling cranes to be used in the same area of the platform.

All cranes will be designed and constructed according to DNVs rules and regulations.