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Gulf Marine Services secures new liftboat contract

UAE-based liftboat operator Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has been awarded a 15-month contract, with additional options, for one of its E-Class vessels.

The contract is schedule to commence in January 2020, and is with an international supermajor supporting offshore well-work activities in the Middle East .

Tim Summers, executive chairman of GMS, commented: “This is the third new contract award for GMS in two months. It brings a valuable diversification of our customer base and further strengthens our order book for 2020, and beyond.”

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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