Apr 16, 2013– Aberdeen, UK  (Techreleased) – We are pleased to announce that Vroon Offshore Services have secured a long-term contract with BP for the provision of platform-supply and emergency response and rescue services on the UK continental shelf. These services will be undertaken by A- and B-Class field-support vessels and a platform-supply vessel. In due course one of the field-support vessels will be replaced by a newbuilding vessel currently under construction for Vroon in China (see artist’s impression).

Vroon platform-supply vesselMark Hardie, BP’s UK Logistics Infrastructure Manager, said, “This award is the latest example of BP executing its long-term marine strategy to support its UK offshore operations. BP has enjoyed a long and successful working relationship with Vroon Offshore Services which has provided us with the confidence to extend the service they provide to our business.”

The award of this contract strengthens the already successful partnership between Vroon and BP. It is an endorsement of Vroon’s mission to provide a flexible, fully integrated shipping service that meets all clients’ HSSE and operational requirements.