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Amec Foster Wheeler to provide safety and technical advice for UK nuclear submarines

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Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to supply independent nuclear propulsion safety and technical advice for the Royal Navy’s submarine flotilla.

The contract, which was awarded after a competitive tender, is expected to 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.”

Amec Foster Wheeler’s Clean Energy Europe business employs 1,200 people in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire and 250 at Sellafield and Barrow in Cumbria.

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