Heerema Marine Contractors and AF Offshore Decom sign contract with Marathon Oil for EPRD of Brae Bravo Platform
We are pleased to announce that Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) and AF Offshore Decom (AFOD), together known as the HAF consortium, have been awarded a contract from Marathon Oil Decommissioning Services LLC for the Engineering, Preparation, Removal and Disposal (EPRD) services of the Brae Bravo Platform.
The scope comprises of the topsides, the flare jacket & bridge and the main jacket.
Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven, CEO HMC says: "At the start of the tendering process the teams set themselves a clear goal: We are in it to win! It has been a true team effort along the way together with our long standing partner AF Offshore Decom to secure this contract. We are both pleased and proud that this has earned our clients trust in the HAF consortium to execute this complex EPRD project".
Bengt Hildisch, President of AFOD, says: "Thanks to all, both within Heerema and AF Offshore Decom that helped to win this important work. The award of both Dunlin Alpha and Brae Bravo in the last two weeks, cements HAF’s position as the absolute market leader in EPRD projects in the North Sea".
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