EXCEL MARCO CLINCHES FPSO CONTRACT FOR ICSS FROM SBM
Feb 25, 2010
Excel Marco has once again been awarded a contract by SBM Offshore, world’s largest FPSO contractor, for the provision of turn-key solution for Integrated Control & Safety System (ICSS) to the Aseng FPSO (Floating Production Storage Offloading vessel). This FPSO will be SBM’s first in the Aseng field, offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Under the contract, Excel Marco will provide the complete Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS), comprising of the Process Control System (PCS) and the Safety Instrumented System (SIS), Fire & Gas System (FGS) and High Integrity Pressure Protection System (HIPPS) with a total of about 5000 hardwired IO counts. The PCS and SIL-rated SIS, FGS and HIPPS are functionally independent yet seamlessly integrated with Peer-to-Peer communications using Siemens PCS7 safety communication blocks, for ease of operation and maintenance.
Excel Marco, the first certified Siemens Solution Partner for both Process Control Systems Simatic PCS7 and PCS7 Safety Specialist outside Germany, provides automation solutions with uncompromising quality, fit-for-purpose engineering design with state-of-the-art technology by incorporating Siemens PCS7.