Bergen Group, Semco Maritime and Apply Partnership

By MarEx 2014-06-04 16:18:00

The three oil service providers Bergen Group ASA, Semco Maritime and Apply Rig & Modules have entered into agreement to establish the partnership Hanoytangen Rig Services. The rig services market is growing and with a unique, integrated offering, the partnership sees potential to become a leading provider of comprehensive rig service projects.

The strategically located, well-established yard facilities at Hanoytangen outside Bergen, Norway has access to open sea, no height limitations and has a towing channel deep enough for constructions with extremely large draft. The three partners, Semco Maritime, Bergen Group Hanoytangen and Apply Rig & Modules, all have leading positions within niches of the oil and drilling rig services industry, and through the partnership the three companies establish a unique foundation for servicing rig owning companies and other customers.

Hanoytangen Rig Sevices will provide a complete in-house front-end engineering, project planning, management and project execution offering at the Hanoytangen Yard. This will ensure highly robust, cost effective and comprehensively managed projects for rig renewals, upgrades, modifications, installation and commissioning, aiming to develop Hanoytangen to become Norway’s best rig and marine project and engineering facility.

The partnership will be managed by a team with representatives from each party. The marketing of Hanoytangen Rig Services has commenced and has already attracted considerable interest from the industry.

Hanoytangen is a unique location and by joining forces we are able to provide a unique and tailored offering to the rig services market. The activity in this market is good, and the outlook looks promising. We see strong industry interest for our joint offering and look forward to secure the first contracts», says Jarle Lerstol, Consortium leader, Hanoytangen Rig Services.

Hanoytangen Rig Services offers one of the most versatile shipyards in Norway and encompasses several docks, one of which boasts an astounding dry dock capacity of 116 m x 125m (x 17m water depth float-in level/depth) including ultra-deep-water quayside facility of +94 m water depth. Hanoytangen Rig Services is able to offer cutting-edge plant equipment including heavy lift cranes capabilities which cover all the docks areas.

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