Amec wins £75m MOD submarine contract
Amec Foster Wheeler, a global engineering group with substantial operations in the East of England, has won a £75 million landmark contract with the UK Ministry of Defence.
The contract is to supply independent nuclear propulsion safety and technical advice for the Royal Navy's submarine flotilla.
The project, which was awarded after a competitive tender, will be worth around £75m over five years. The work will be delivered by a specialist team at Amec Foster Wheeler.
Clive White, president of Amec Foster Wheeler's Clean Energy Europe business, said: “This contract consolidates Amec Foster Wheeler's position as the largest provider of independent safety assurance in the UK nuclear sector.”
Quoted in London and on Wall Street, the company now employs more than 40,000 people across 55 international offices.
It serve the oil & gas, clean energy, environment & infrastructure and mining markets, offering consultancy, engineering, project management, operations and construction services, project delivery and specialised power equipment services to customers worldwide.
Clients span both the private and public sectors and are among the world’s biggest and best in their fields – including BP, Shell, BR Petrobras, Ontario Power Generation, GDF Suez, ExxonMobil, Dow, the US Dept of Homeland Security and Hyundai.