2003 Press Releases-18
Tokyo, Japan -
October 7, 2003
Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that Yokogawa Electric Korea Co., Ltd., the company’s Korean subsidiary located in Pupyong-ku, Inchon, has been awarded a contract by Hyundai Heavy Industries to participate in the Bonny Island Terminal Project for Shell Petroleum Development Corporation in Nigeria.
Yokogawa Korea has been appointed the main automation vendor for the project and will supply a total system solution worth 4.5 million US dollars for the Bonny Island terminal, which is a large facility that has 24 oil storage tanks in total. This solution includes the CENTUM CS3000 R3 integrated control system and the Prosafe PLC safety shutdown management system, and this will incorporate Foundation Fieldbus technology that enables advanced plant operations.
This project requires fast tracking delivery and the multi-national location of the engineering and staging in the Netherlands and in Korea. To meet the master construction schedule, which calls for Yokogawa’s work to be carried out in phases, Yokogawa Korea has already delivered the first part of this system. The entire project is slated for completion in 2006.
Yokogawa's global network of 19 manufacturing facilities and 89 companies spans 32 countries. Since its founding in 1915, the US$4 billion company has been engaged in cutting-edge research and innovation, securing more than 7,500 patents and registrations, including the world's first digital sensors for flow and pressure measurement. Industrial automation and control, test and measurement, information systems and industry support are the core businesses of Yokogawa.
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