Maersk Supply Service has secured a major contract from Maersk Oil UK to project manage the complete towing, mooring installation and hook up service scopes for the Culzean Project in the North Sea.
Maersk Supply Service will manage a wide range of work scopes including project management, planning, engineering, procurement and marine operations necessary for the transportation of the Ailsa FSO from Asia to Europe. This will include towing activities such as procedure development, towing analysis, and installing the twelve leg mooring system with corresponding hook-up to the pre-installed mooringlines upon arrival of the FSO. The work scopes will utilize the company’s own vessels and crews throughout the project.
The project will be executed over a two year period. Anchor installation operations are expected to be complete in summer 2017 while FSO tow, and mooring installation and FSO moor-up is scheduled to be completed in summer 2018.
“Our Integrated Solutions business is about leveraging our assets, capabilities and partners to deliver a bundled service to our clients that will maximize project efficiency and optimize costs. In the case of the Culzean project, we serve as a single point of contact for the specified work scopes and manage supplier’s contributions, closely aligning our incentives with the client,” said Olivier Trouvé, head of integrated solutions of Maersk.