HB Rentals secures major North Sea contract
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.