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Marine, 2016-06-09, 03:48 PM

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems awarded service order in Peru

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, a leading global system supplier for submarines and surface vessels, has received a service order worth around €40 million from the Peruvian naval shipyard SIMA. A key component of the order is the provision of consulting during the planning and realization of extensive modernization work on four HDW 209/1200 class submarines over a period of seven years. Among other things thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will perform engineering and technical services such as cutting and welding on the submarines and will make specialists available to provide local support.

Andreas Burmester, CEO of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems: "We are pleased to be continuing our cooperation with the Peruvian navy. We have consistently expanded our service business over the years to be a reliable partner to our customers over the entire life cycle of naval vessels and submarines. This order shows we are on the right track."

The four submarines – named Angamos, Antofagasta, Pisagua and Chipana – were built in the early 1980s at the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard (at that time HDW – Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH) in Kiel and have been used by the Peruvian navy ever since, forming the backbone of the Peruvian submarine fleet.

About us:

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is one of the leading European system providers for submarines and surface vessels. Around the world the company stands for marine competence, innovative technologies and comprehensive and reliable service. With locations in Kiel, Hamburg and Emden, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is a business unit of the Industrial Solutions business area of the thyssenkrupp Group.

More information at: www.thyssenkrupp-marinesystems.com

The thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions business area is a leading partner for the engineering, construction and service of all industrial plants and systems. In addition to chemical, coke, cement and other industrial plants and refineries, our portfolio also includes mining, ore processing and port handling equipment along with corresponding services. In the naval sector we are a leading global system supplier for submarines and surface vessels. As an important system partner to our customers in the automotive, aerospace and battery industries we optimize the value chain and improve performance. In collaboration with our customers we develop top-quality solutions and deliver efficiency, reliability and sustainability over the entire life cycle. Around 19,000 employees at over 70 locations form a global network with a technology portfolio that guarantees maximum productivity and cost-efficiency.

More information at: www.thyssenkrupp-industrial-solutions.com

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Picture 1: Signing the contract in the Peruvian port city Callao (from left): Matthias Bergande (thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Head of Services, Repair, Modernisation), Hanspeter Hartmann (thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Member of the Executive Team) and Contralmirante Silvio Javier ALVA Villamón (SIMA-PERÚ S.A., Executive Director). (© thyssenkrupp Marine Systems)
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Picture 2: HDW 209/1200 class submarine of the Peruvian Navy (© Peruvian Navy)
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