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    Survival Craft wins £320,000 contract from Siem Offshore

    Company News // March 4, 2011

    Marine safety specialist Survival Craft Inspectorate Ltd has won a contract worth £320,000 to supply lifeboat maintenance and inspection services to global oil and gas supply vessel operator Siem Offshore.

    The five-year contract - which covers 20 of Siem Offshore’s specialist fleet - is the first secured by Survival Craft’s Norwegian team with a supply vessel company and will be managed from the company’s base in Stavanger.

    Siem Offshore has bases in Norway and Brazil and a fleet servicing oil and gas operations in locations including the North Sea, India, Nigeria, Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico, and Turkey.

    The Survival Craft contract covers regular annual and five-yearly inspections of multi-role vessels (MRSV) with four lifeboats each, and a mix of anchor handling (AHTS) and regular platform supply vessels (PSV).

    Survival Craft - which has its headquarters in Aberdeen - has 20 years’ international experience in the manufacture, inspection, testing, servicing and maintenance of life-saving equipment.

    As well as operating from the UK and Norway, it has a global footprint comprising bases in Singapore, Malaysia, Western Australia, China, and the US.

    Survival Craft’s Norway area manager Nils Harry said: “This is a challenging market to penetrate and we are delighted to have reached this agreement with Siem Offshore, a significant operator in the international supply vessel sector."

    “This is the first contract with a supply vessel operator secured by our Norwegian team. It marks a major milestone for Survival Craft, both in Norway and globally, and gives us an important benchmark for attracting further work of this type.”

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