Bibby Clinches Myanmar Offshore Vessel Contract

Bibby Offshore, a Scottish provider of subsea installation and services to the offshore oil and gas industry, announced that its Asian Division, Bibby Offshore Singapore (BOS), has secured a contract with the Moattama Gas Transportation Company (MGTC).

MGTC, a joint venture between Total (operator), Unocal, PTTEP and Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, has appointed BOS to provide ROV pipeline inspection, remedial work and associated project management on its Southeast Asia asset offshore Myanmar, the Aberdeen-based.

Bibby Offshore will supply its DP2 ROV support vessel, Bibby Spring. The vessel is equipped with dual ROVs, including the latest 150HP, 3000m-rated SMD Quasar, and complemented by a Lynx lightweight ROV suitable for dive support, inspection and repair.

The 60-day project on the Yadana field in the Andaman Sea commenced in February , and will be carried out in water depths of up to 146 meters.

Peter Hughes, managing director at BOS, said: “Bibby Offshore has a longstanding relationship with Total, the majority stakeholder in the MGTC partnership, with a track record spanning more than a decade of successfully delivering a high standard of service on the company’s North Sea asserts.

“This contract validates our ability to successfully deliver subsea projects, and Bibby Offshore Singapore is delighted to be building on our working relationships in the Southeast Asia region.”
Earlier this year, BOS secured a contract with Singapore based subsea service provider Seascape to provide ROV services for its DP2 dive support vessel the Windermere, further highlighting the company’s continued success in Asia.

Bibby Offshore has enjoyed steady growth since 2003 and now employs more than 1,450 people onshore and offshore worldwide, with offices in Aberdeen, Liverpool, Newcastle, Singapore, Trinidad, Houston, and Norway. The company has an international fleet of seven subsea support vessels and 17 ROVs, and said will continue to add to its fleet to meet demand.

Source: Myanmar Business Today

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