Prosafe taps Atlas Professionals for offshore workforce

Offshore accommodation giant Prosafe has tapped Atlas Professionals for the provision of marine personnel outsourcing services.

Atlas, the international recruitment and manpower management firm, said it would provide marine personnel across the Prosafe fleet of offshore accommodation rigs.

Under the scope awarded after a tender procedure, Atlas will in January 2020 start providing manning services to Prosafe’s Safe Concordia semi-submersible accommodation rig when the unit will start a 120-day project offshore Brazil.

Under the contract with Equinor – awarded in July –  the 2005-built Safe Concordia will provide gangway connected operations supporting maintenance and safety services at the Peregrino FPSO in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.

Duncan Palmer, People & Organisation Director of Prosafe says: “Engaging Atlas to provide a fully outsourced crew management function will enable us to retain competence, to ensure safe and efficient operations and maximize flexibility in our operating costs during a period where demand remains lower than expected and with significant periods of time between contracts. We hope to continue to build on our long relationship with Atlas and look forward to their continued support when the market recovers and we again see an increase in operational activity.”

Worth reminding, Prosafe is working on creating the world’s largest offshore accommodation company through a merger with Floatel, as proposed in June 2019.

However, the company’s efforts have recently hit a stumbling block in Norway where the competition authority in October objected to the proposed merger claiming the combination of the two companies would reduce competition and lead to increased cost for customers. Prosafe has appealed the Norwegian Competition Authority’s decision to reject the proposed merger.


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