Wood Group wins submarines contract with BAE Systems

The submarines deal includes up to three one-year extension options. Picture: BAE Systems via Getty Images
The submarines deal includes up to three one-year extension options. Picture: BAE Systems via Getty Images
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Wood Group, the Aberdeen-based energy services giant, has won a new contract from BAE Systems to carry out work on the Royal Navy’s Astute class submarines based in Barrow-in-Furness.

The two-year contract is to provide insulation installation services to the submarines, and includes extension options.

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Wood Group currently provides industrial services including painting, cleaning and insulation to the Royal Navy’s existing surface ship fleet and its Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers under construction in Rosyth.

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Dave Stewart, CEO for Wood Group’s asset life cycle solutions business, said: “Wood Group has supported the Royal Navy for 40 years in the provision of marine painting.”

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He added: “We look forward to continuing our strong collaborative relationship with BAE Systems, delivering engineered hull and pipe insulation to the Astute class – the Royal Navy’s largest and most powerful fleet of attack submarines.”

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