Blue Water Shipping secures fourth Kazakhstani contract

Denmark’s Blue Water Shipping has secured a new contract to provide module transport and logistics services for Tengizchevroil (TCO) a Kazakhstani partnership that explores, develops, produces and markets crude oil, LPG, dry gas and sulfur.

In 2016, Blue Water Shipping signed three contracts in connection with the Tengizchevroil (TCO)’s future growth project and wellhead pressure management project.

Under these contracts, Blue Water Shipping is leading two consortiums that will supply 20 specially designed module carrying vessels for the transportation of modules through the Russian inland waterway system and on the Caspian Sea to a new offloading facility in Prorva, Kazakhstan. The vessels have been ordered at Vard.

The new contract will involve the use of up to 11 barges and 29 tugs which will be upgraded and modidied to meet the specific transport requirments.

“Blue Water Shipping has more than 20 years of experience in complex transport in the Caspian Sea region, and we are honored and very delighted to have been awarded these contracts for TCO. We are in close partnership with strong and leading companies for each of the contracts,” said Kurt Skov, CEO and founder of Blue Water Shipping.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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