Maersk Supply Service Wins Major FPSO Mooring Contract in Gulf of Guinea

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Maersk Supply Service announced Thursday it has been awarded a major FPSO mooring project for a U.S. oil major in the Gulf of Guinea.

nder the contract, Maersk Supply Service will provide the full scope of work from management to execution, including engineering, procurement, transportation of mooring equipment, safety management and offshore execution using four of Maersk Supply Service’s anchor handling vessels, as well as ROV and survey services.

Maersk Supply Service has partnered with Houston-based InterMoor, who will support the project with expertise in engineering, design and offshore operations of the mooring system.

The project will be led from Maersk Supply Service’s office in Aberdeen, with an integrated team supporting from Houston. The planning and engineering work is scheduled to commence immediately, with offshore operations expected to take place in Q4 2019.

Maersk Supply Service did not identify the oil major involved in the project. 

“With this major contract, we add both a new customer and a new country to our track record of providing integrated solutions. While we have supported this customer with marine services in the past, we are pleased that they recognize our expanded capabilities and have shown their trust in Maersk Supply Service to deliver on this complex scope of work. As the project least of this FPSO mooring installation, we look forward to further strengthening our position in the market as a preferred solutions provider,” says CEO Steen S. Karstensen.

“Our goal is to take a collaborative approach that reduces rish and minimizes interfaces for our customers,” added Head of Integrated Solutions, Olivier Trouve. “Africa is a key region for Maersk Supply Service’s integrated solutions offerings and we look forward to demonstrating how our versatile assets, marine expertise, project management, and engineering capabilities delivers exactly this.”