Aberdeen vessel firm scoops multi-million BP contract

Vroon Offshore's VOS Grace
Vroon Offshore's VOS Grace

Aberdeen-based firm Vroon Offshore services has announced a multi-million deal with BP in Trinidad and Tobago.

The contract will see North Sea emergency response vessels and expertise transferred to international waters.

Vroon will provide three specialist vessels to support BP’s operations in the Caribbean.

BP agreed terms for the use of the the VOS Gorgeous, the VOS Fabulous and the VOS Grace.

Vroon did not disclose the contract value.

Craig Harvie, managing director of Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen, said: “The award of this major contract, which further strengthens our relationship with BP, underlines their appreciation of the benefits of implementing the proven North Sea ERRV model.

“It’s a real signal of confidence in the effectiveness of North Sea emergency response and rescue services.

“We’re thrilled to have been selected as BP’s preferred partner in Trinidad and Tobago and view it as a platform from which to move into the wider Caribbean and South American markets.

“Significant investment in our fleet in recent years has cemented our position as a market leader.

“Our modern and versatile fleet, combined with highly qualified, experienced colleagues, means we provide safe, reliable, value-added, cost-effective services which meet the needs of our customers.”

Marine team lead at BP Trinidad and Tobago, Sham Parasram, said: “BP looks forward to working with Vroon and leveraging their expertise and the relationship already built up in our UK North Sea region.”

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