Aqualis Offshore, part of Aqualis ASA, has been contracted by Mekers Offshore Ltd to supervise the construction of the Zhejiang-based company's two new liftboats. Contract value is undisclosed.
Mekers Offshore's two liftboats will be built by Dajin Heavy Industries in China. Aqualis Offshore will operate as Mekers Offshore's on-site team to monitor and supervise the construction of the two liftboats, to ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the contract, its specifications, the client's expectations, flag and class requirements.
Aqualis Offshore's Shanghai office will manage the project. Duration of the project is 18 months. Start on site is expected in September 2015.
"This is a significant project for Aqualis Offshore. I am delighted that Mekers Offshore has put their trust in us. Our team's construction supervision experience is second to none, and that has helped us secure these important liftboat projects," says Phil Lenox, director - Asia Pacific, Aqualis Offshore.