Altrad secures North Sea offshore gas platform contract

Altrad secures North Sea offshore gas platform contract

Altrad has announced the penning of a contract for the construction, hook-up and commissioning of the Tolmount gas platform in the Southern, North Sea. The company will be providing temporary access, engineering design, insulation, corrosion and fire protection, rigging and LOLER support to enable the hook-up and commissioning of the Tolmount offshore gas platform. Altrad has said the contract will commence...

Offshore workers laid off without option for government’s coronavirus support scheme

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A number of offshore workers at Bilfinger Salamis have been laid off without the option to use the government's coronavirus support scheme According to Energy Voice, the workers have said they have been “hung out to dry” and “abandoned” by their Aberdeen-based employer Bilfinger Salamis. The offshore services firm has terminated workers on fixed-term contracts. Some onshore staff on probation periods...

Coronavirus scare on two North Sea platforms

Mariner platform

The Mariner platform in the UK North Sea has confirmed it is responding to a suspected case of Coronavirus on board. Its Norwegian owners Equinor said it has mobilised emergency response support and has undertaken its “isolation procedure” with the suspected infected worker. According to reports, the worker reported mild symptoms yesterday morning. ScaffMag understands that the Mariner A platform which is...

JECS Offshore Secures SeaMade Cable Termination contract

JECS Offshore

JECS Offshore Wind Farm Services has bagged a contract to provide support to Hellenic Cables during termination works on the export cables at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. UK-based JECS Offshore Wind Farm will design, supply and erect the scaffolding access platforms required for technicians to prepare and position the cables and...

Stork Awarded North Sea Offshore Services Contract

stork bags north sea offshore contract

Stork has bagged a five-year contract to provide services for the Heather, Thistle and Magnus offshore platforms in the North Sea. Global maintenance firm Stork has been awarded a five-year contract by EnQuest PLC to provide multi-skilled deck crew services for its offshore oil and gas assets located in the northern and central North Sea. Stork hasn't disclosed the contract value. However,...

Vicky Welch becomes the first UK female offshore scaffolder for Stork

Female Offshore Scaffolder Vicky Welch

Scaffolder Vicky Welch has become the first UK female offshore scaffolder for Stork after completing her first trip in the North Sea. Vicky, aged 29, is one of just six qualified female scaffolders in the UK. We reported a few months ago that Vicky had completed her offshore training in February with her sights set on an offshore career. With all the...

Teekay Offshore awards new contract to Bilfinger

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Leading maintenance, modifications and operations specialist Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a multi-million pound contract from Teekay Offshore, building on a positive first quarter for the industrial services firm. The new three-year contract, with the option of two one-year extensions, continues a successful relationship between the companies, which began in 2014. Bilfinger will deliver fabric maintenance services on Teekay’s...

Wood partners up to develop wearable camera tech for oil and gas operations

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Wood has developed new camera technology that can stream video and store data from remote work locations including offshore, in partnership with Canadian technology company Librestream Technologies (Librestream). The Onsight Cube is a rugged camera that can be worn on a helmet, chest mount or a mono-pod to access high or difficult-to-reach areas, and connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to a...

Wood bags Bluewater North Sea contract

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Wood to provide industrial services for a Bluewater floating production storage and offloading facility in the North Sea. Global industrial services giant Wood has been awarded a new contract with Bluewater to provide industrial services to the Haewene Brim floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility in the UK North Sea. Effective immediately, the contract is for two years with three...

Wind Farm Success for JECS Offshore Scaffolding Services

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From strength to strength, JECS triples its turnover year on year. JECS Offshore Services supply Scaffolding Services Solely to the European Offshore Wind Industry - Exclusively. Since the companies formation in 2014 by mother of four children Latasha Whiting, the firms founder and current Managing Director, the business has managed to triple its turnover each year to a staggering $1.6m...

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