Ocean Installer scores first Nigeria contract

Ocean Installer has won a contact from Folawiyo Aje Services for offshore construction work at the Aje Ph1 project off the coast of Nigeria, the company’s first project offshore Nigeria.

The Norwegian subsea specialist says the scope of work includes mooring buoy installation and hook up, flowline and umbilical installation.

Steinar Riise, CEO of Ocean Installer, commented: “We are very pleased to have been awarded our second major contract in West Africa. This proves our Africa strategy is fruitful and allows us to further strengthen our foothold and develop our relationship with clients active in the region.”

The contracts starts with immediate effect, and ffshore operations will be performed by CSV Normand Vision.

Folawiyo Aje Services functions as dedicated technical advisor to the field operator Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum. The Aje field is located in the Benin Basin, about 24km offshore of western Nigeria.

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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