Ocean Installer wins more North Sea work from Statoil

Ocean Installer has signed an amendment to its existing contract with Statoil after securing work for riser replacement operations at the Troll C field in the North Sea.

The contract, which includes options for work at the Vigdis field, will be executed under the SLMP marine installation contract. Work scope at Troll C includes recovery and installation of the oil export riser and two production risers, while the options at Vigdis is for flexible jumper replacement operations at the field as well as other subsea operations.

Steinar Riise, CEO of Ocean Installer, said: “We are extremely pleased to have secured more work at the Troll field as the Norwegian Continental Shelf continues to be an area of great importance to us. Following up from our success on the highly complex SIMOPRO operations for Statoil in 2015, this new award allows us to further reinforce our great cooperation with Statoil.”

Ocean Installer will utilise construction support vessel Normand Vision for the work, which will take place in the spring and summer of 2016.

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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