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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 Sea BIS Salamis has been contracted by Perenco UK to deliver a range of services to support the Leman 27 Bravo project Perenco 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) Woodside Heerema, 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....

Scaffolder’s fatal fall ‘a tragic accident’

The death of a Highland scaffolder who fell 130ft from an oil rig was an “unforeseeable tragedy” that could not have been prevented with extra safety regulations, a sheriff has ruled. Lewis MacDonald, 35, died after falling from the Ocean Princess rig, which was docked at Invergordon harbour on the Cromarty Firth, on November 28, 2008. A fatal accident inquiry at...

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