Drydocks World the leading marine, onshore and offshore service provider to the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, has signed an agreement for 2 new projects with Bluewater Energy Services B.V. and end client Hurricane Energy plc.
Building on Drydocks World’s excellent track record of 32 conversions and 6 turrets, the yard will now undertake a repair, life extension and upgrade project on Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessel Aoka Mizu, which will be deployed in the Lancaster Field West of the Shetlands after completion. Drydocks World will also carry out the fabrication of an over 1,000T Turret Buoy for Aoka Mizu, to help the vessel to moor and weathervane at the field site.
Drydocks World’s COO Mr. Mohammad Rizal commented, “Our expertise and dedication to the highest standards in HSEQ will deliver enhanced FPSO performance and operational efficiency. This is the first time we are working with Bluewater Energy and Hurricane Energy; we look forward to building strong partnerships for future collaboration, demonstrating the progressive approach and integrated solutions our Dubai yard has to offer.”
Hugo Heerema, President & CEO of Bluewater, said, “We have selected Drydocks World on the basis of their good track record, and the depth of understanding of the task ahead of them, in combination with the quality of their facilities, and convincing project organization. So far, we have only been confirmed in that choice, and look forward to a smooth continuation of this challenging project, of which timely delivery is of the essence.”