HB Rentals Wins Contract to Supply Offshore Accommodation in North Sea
Global offshore accommodation specialist HB Rentals has been awarded a contract worth approximately half a million pounds to supply two salvage barges with offshore accommodation and accessories in the North Sea.
HB Rentals will provide a salvage vessel with a full rental package including eight 3ft x 11ft A60 servery/mess units, a 32ft x 11ft A60 recreation room, 32ft x 11ft and 20ft x 8ft laundry rooms and a 20ft x 8ft A60 Zone II four man office unit.
The modules, which will be mobilised from HB Rentals’ bases in Aberdeen, UK and Rotterdam, Holland, will also include a sewage processing system for rental comprising of plant, tank and pumps to accommodate for the extra personnel, access stairways and walkways, structural support grillage, power distribution, water making/desalination and external lighting towers.
Michael Bradley, sales and marketing manager for the EMEA and Asia Pacific region said, “We have had to mobilise equipment from both Rotterdam and Aberdeen to respond in time to meet the deadlines.
“The contract marks our latest success in the North Sea where we have a deserved and well-established reputation as the leader in offshore accommodation. We have invested significantly in our fleet in response to a global increase in demand from clients for offshore modules and are reaping the rewards.”
HB Rentals, which operates worldwide with a fleet of more than 400 A60 units, is the only specialist operating worldwide capable of supplying units that meet the latest American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations and are fully Det Norsek Veritas (DNV) approved.
It offers full certification, modification, offshore installation, hook up and commissioning services as well as maintenance support with a 24/7 technical service worldwide.
HB Rentals, a Superior Energy Services company, is the world’s largest supplier of temporary on and offshore accommodation modules, and operates from hubs across the world – in Broussard, LA, USA; Aberdeen, Scotland and Singapore. The firm supports operations throughout Europe (including Norway and the Netherlands), the Caspian, The Middle East, and Africa from its base at Dyce, Aberdeen.
The global specialist includes the European, American, South-East Asian and Australasian operations of the former Duffy and McGovern Accommodation Services, which it acquired in January 2007.
Superior Energy Services, headquartered in New Orleans, USA is the industry’s leading provider of specialised oilfield services and equipment focussing on production, intervention, workover, well services and rental tools. Superior employs more than 4,200 people, in more than 130 locations across 12 countries worldwide.
Source: HB Rentals , November, 1. 2011