Major Offshore Decom Project for Heerema Marine Contractors
Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE (HMC) and partner AF Gruppen (AFG) have received notice that ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS intend to enter into a contract with HMC for the removal and disposal of platforms connected to the Ekofisk field in the North Sea.
The contract includes Engineering, Preparation, Removal & Disposal (EPRD) of four platforms with a total tonnage of approx. 36,000 tonnes. The platforms are to be removed and disposed from 2017 to 2022.
Heerema Marine Contractors is pleased to announce an additional contract award related to the Maersk Oil Tyra Redevelopment Project.Following the award of the transportation and installation contract for the processing & accommodation platform earlier this year that required the high-end lifting capacity of Sleipnir, Maersk Oil has awarded an additional contract to HMC for extensive offshore lifting services in the Tyra East and West complexes related to the replacement of the wellhead and riser platform topsides.
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Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) today announces the intention to implement a restructuring of the company. The restructuring is related to the continuing low oil price and historic low investments in the oil and gas industry resulting in an increasingly competitive market. With market conditions and the outlook further deteriorating since the start of this year, the restructuring focuses on adapting HMC to decreased work volumes and on enhancing the cost efficiency and competitiveness of the company.As a result of the intended restructuring it is anticipated that the work force will be reduced with compulsory redundancies unfortunately being unavoidable. The restructuring foresees a termination of contract of around 200 worldwide office personnel and around 50 fleet personnel.
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