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EWEA welcomes JECS Access into the Association

  JECS Access Limited`s offshore division which operates its business activities across Europe from its offices in the United Kingdom & Germany has been accepted into the European Wind Energy Association after the EWEA`s membership board met and approved the companies application. JECS Access provides its services of Offshore Scaffolding Access, Encapsulated Access & Encapsulated Enclosures to the offshore wind industry...

Cape announce recruitment drive for offshore scaffolders

Cape today announced a large recruitment drive for a new £multi-million high profile North Sea offshore maintenance project.The news was announced this morning on Cape's onshore recruitment Facebook page. They are looking to fill among others, 104 offshore scaffolding positions and 72 painters/blasters. Cape said this work will start to mobilise as early as March and will last through...

Offshore Scaffolding Safety Alert Issued In Australia

The NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) has issued a safety alert after the investigation found a list of failures after a major scaffolding incident on-board an offshore platform in Australia What Happened? A scaffolder was dismantling a scaffold structure outboard of an offshore platform at a height of approximately 15 metres above the sea when a vertical scaffolding tube (a ‘dropper’) that was supporting...

BIS Salamis to support North Sea maintenance project

News sources have today reported that BIS Salamis has been contracted to provide maintenance services for a gas platform in the UK southern North SeaBIS Salamis has been contracted by Perenco UK to deliver a range of services to support the Leman 27 Bravo projectPerenco UK which is based in Aberdeen recently secured an offshore barge to provide additional temporary accommodation to support the Leman...

Pyeroy Opens New Office In Aberdeen

 UK based industrial support and contract scaffold specialist Pyeroy, has opened an Aberdeen office to handle its growing offshore industrial contract work.The company says that the move will create a number of new jobs in the region, including with skills in scaffolding, protective coatings, insulation and asbestos remediation.Pyeroy, is based in Gateshead, employs 1,200 and boasts revenues of around...

Cape Offshore wins new contracts

Cape’s offshore operations in the Far East/Pacific Rim have recently been buoyed by the award of two new contracts:North Rankin B (Heerema) WoodsideHeerema, an existing Cape client in the UKCS, has awarded Cape its first contract in Australia with an estimated value of £6m. Mike Harding , Director of Offshore Operations Asia Pacific Rim explains, “Cape has been working...

NSG UK complete two unique projects

NSG Scaffolding UK have completed two projects in Liverpool and Morecambe Bay.NSG UK have completed a complex contract which involved replacing a helideck surface for an offshore oil rig and scaffolding work at Liverpool's Pier Head which is part of a project to build a new landing stage.A team of  specialist spent 14 days working on the installation in...

Cape secures new offshore contracts

Cape has secured two new contracts that will provide specialist access services offshore around Australia.Cape will be providing a range of scaffolding services which include design and offshore supervision on the multi billion dollar ExxonMobil Kipper Tuna Turrum project, which is one of the largest domestic gas developments in the East Pacific Ocean.The project has been estimated at 6-8...

NSG UK planning offshore expansion after successful six months

Scaffolding and industrial services firm NSG UK says it is planning further moves into the offshore sector after a successful first six months working with energy firm Centrica.The Deeside based company, which works on projects across the UK, has been working on offshore platforms in Morecambe Bay as part of a wider long-term contract with Centrica.NSG UK Intervention...

How to get that first trip offshore

Working & living offshore The working hours on most installations are normally 12hr shifts and in the North Sea it is normal to spend two or three weeks offshore and then two or three weeks onshore – whether you work 2/2, 2/3 or 3/3 depends on the company you work for.Generally speaking holiday entitlement is included in the time off....

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