Alu Design & Services awarded second contract with STX Norway Electro
Alu Design & Services announced today that it has been contracted by STX Norway Electro for delivery of pilot chairs and deck rails to STX’s YN 725. Delivery is scheduled for March 2010. This is the company’s second order with Alu Design and a third order is already underway.
The chair on order is an adaptation of the Alutech 700 Offshore with the armrests modified for STX’s instruments, which include thruster, propulsion, rudder and DP joystick controls. Positioned on an electrically operated deck rail, its other features include powered height adjustments, an intercom mounted to the backrest and hidden wiring.
Roar Kalvøy, Product Manager at STX Norway Electro, says,
Alu Design & Services presented us with an exciting concept, which we worked on together to further develop design and functionality. We are particularly satisfied with Alu Design’s willingness to improve the chair’s function, design and quality to match our exacting requirements.
STX Norway Electro, part of STX Europe, manages the electrical engineering and installation for STX Europe Electro’s offshore and specialized vessels business area.
Einar Ulrichsen, CEO of Alu Design & Services, says,
We are really pleased that STX Norway Electro is so satisfied with our product and services that it has become a repeat customer. Being selected as a supplier to STX Europe proves that Alu Design & Services offers products that meet the needs of demanding modern vessels.