Lloyd's Register to support Maersk FPSO

Monday, May 02, 2011
Long-term technical agreement includes integrity management, verification and classification services
 
Lloyd’s Register EMEA has been awarded the global contract to provide Maersk FPSOs with a comprehensive suite of technical services to assure the reliable operation of its fleet of floating oil and gas production units which serves some of the world's biggest offshore fields.
 
The multi-year agreement will require the combined expertise of the energy and marine teams at Lloyd's Register to deliver a suite of technical services -- including integrity and inspection management, classification, verification and engineering support -- to help ensure safe and sustainable operations. There is an option to extend beyond the original contract period.
 
"This is a very important contract for Lloyd's Register, not least because it offers further evidence of our ability to deliver a wide portfolio of technical services to elite companies in the offshore industry," said Iain Light, Group Energy Director, Lloyd's Register. "We are among very few organisations supporting the offshore industry that has the required global reach and depth of knowledge to deliver such a comprehensive and consistent range of technical support across the world."
 
Lloyd's Register has an unrivalled marine heritage which it has merged with the offshore expertise of its energy division and bolstered with specialist expertise acquired through recent acquisitions to offer a unique technical-assurance package that covers people, plant and process, Light says.
 
“Maersk FPSOs are pleased to continue our relationship with Lloyd's Register for classification, verification and integrity management services," said David McLean, Maersk FPSOs' Chief Operating Officer. "Following a competitive tender, the decision to award the contract was made on financial, technical and strategic grounds with LR ideally suited to align themselves geographically to our requirements.”
 
Lloyd's Register has committed more than £150 million in the past five fiscal years to acquire companies displaying technical leadership in their specialist fields, including: Scandpower AS, a leader in independent risk-management; ModuSpec BV, the leading provider of technical services to the offshore drilling sector; and Human Engineering Ltd, one of the world's top human factors consultancies.
 
The new agreement will require Lloyd's Register to assist and advise Maersk FPSOs on meeting the regulatory, health, safety and environmental commitments of its asset integrity-management programme.
 
It also requires Lloyd's Register to proactively manage activities relating to the retention of class notations for Maersk FPSOs' fleet, to supply the surveyors to carry out Flag State surveys and to carry out in-service and design verification and examination activities as required by local legislation and/or Maersk in markets as distant as Australia, Brazil, Norway and the UK.
 
To ensure a seamless delivery of the complex long-term programme, the core integrity team at Lloyd's Register will reside with Maersk FPSOs' operations team in Aberdeen.

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