ISS signs marine contract with Technip for Rashid Port project in Dubai

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Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world-leading marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider, has signed a contract to provide marine agency services and logistics for the Rashid C project in the Middle East.

The project has been signed with Technip, a leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry.

Currently under offshore execution by Technip for Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE), ISS will provide a range of services for the Rashid C project including port agency, crew transfer, visa assistance and cargo services.  

ISS’ support for offshore logistics is expected to run throughout the rest of 2015 and into the first quarter of 2016 including a dedicated marine operations team member based at Technip’s operations office at Dubai Dry Docks.

Technip’s scope of work for Dubai Petroleum Establishment consists of the construction and installation of the Rashid C platform, a 900-tonne deck, a 500-tonne jacket, as well as over 100 kilometres of pipelines ranging from 6 to 30 inches in diameter, (15 to 76 centimetres), with their associated risers, smart flanges and tie-in spools.

Commenting on the new contract Steve Gibson, Senior General Manager Oil & Gas Business Development, ME&I Region, ISS said: “ISS is delighted to have been entrusted by Technip to provide marine support services to such an important offshore infrastructure project. This award underpins our group’s strategy to continue to develop into a partner of choice to the offshore marine industry.”

Technip’s main construction vessels include the Derrick pipelay vessel G1201 & the DSV Adams Challenge.

 Inchcape Shipping Services is the world's leading maritime services provider. With some 300 proprietary offices in 67 countries, and a workforce of over 4,000 the company’s diverse global customer base now includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.

ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, informational and other associated maritime services. The company also provides a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics; port hub agency management; and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.

For more information, please visit: www.iss-shipping.com

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