Noreq secures contract for lifesaving package for offshore accommodation unitsCompany News // July 3, 2013
PaxOcean Engineering in Singapore recently awarded Noreq in Norway a contract for the delivery of a full lifesaving package for two semi-submersible accommodation rigs. The contract is for eight lifeboats and davits and one fast rescue boat and davit per rig.
In 2012, Pacc Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) awarded PaxOcean a contract for the conversion of a well intervention vessel to a high specification DP3 semi-submersible accommodation vessel (SSAV). This year, POSH awarded a second contract for another similar conversion. The conversion work will be carried out at Paxocean’s shipyard in Zhoushan and is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2014.
Noreq said the contract is an important milestone for it, both in terms of the number of lifeboats supplied and the fact that this will be the first delivery of the company's newly-developed 150 person lifeboat, the LBT 1180.