BARDEX WINS THE CLOV FPSO MOORING SYSTEM EQUIPMENT

GOLETA, California, U.S.A., March 2011

Bardex is pleased to announce that it has contracted with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company (“DSME”) to supply the mooring system for the Total operated CLOV FPSO destined for operation offshore Angola, West Africa. The mooring system will comprise sixteen BarLatch™ Fairlead Stoppers rated to hold the 17,347 kN break strength of the 147 mm mooring top chain, four moveable chain jacks providing a 3,960 kN stall capacity, two messenger winches each having 2,750 kN stall capacity, two 480 kW HPUs and an associated package of deck handling equipment, controls and instrumentation.