Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the a marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider and Technip, an international oilfield services provider have signed a contract to provide marine agency services and logistics for the Rashid C project in the Middle East.
Currently under offshore execution by Technip for Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE), ISS will provide a range of services for the Rashid C project including port agency, crew transfer, visa assistance and cargo services.
ISS’ support for offshore logistics is expected to run throughout the rest of 2015 and into the first quarter of 2016 including a dedicated marine operations team member based at Technip’s operations office at Dubai Dry Docks. Technip’s scope of work for Dubai Petroleum Establishment consists of the construction and installation of the Rashid C platform, a 900-tonne deck, a 500-tonne jacket, as well as over 100 kilometers of pipelines ranging from 6 to 30 inches in diameter, (15 to 76 centimetres), with their associated risers, smart flanges and tie-in spools.
Commenting on the new contract Steve Gibson, Senior General Manager Oil & Gas Business Development, ME&I Region, ISS said: “ISS is delighted to have been entrusted by Technip to provide marine support services to such an important offshore infrastructure project. This award underpins our group’s strategy to continue to develop into a partner of choice to the offshore marine industry.”
Technip’s main construction vessels include the Derrick pipelay vessel Global 1201 & the DSV Adams Challenge.