Upturn in offshore projects expected for 2020

Offshore projects

Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited, a leading Aberdeen-based marine assurance and training consultancy, noted a significant upturn in offshore projects in the oil and gas industry’s marine sector in the final quarter of 2019 and is projecting continuing increased activity through the first half of 2020. Company director Jennifer Fraser says: “Although margins remain tight – […]

Diamond Offshore adopts industry-leading SafeZone® 500 programme from Seacroft Marine

Following the successful roll-out of Seacroft Marine’s ‘SafeZone® 500’ marine vessel control and management programme aboard Diamond Offshore’s ‘Ocean Patriot’ drilling rig, Diamond Offshore has contracted Seacroft to implement the programme on its other three UK-based rigs the Ocean Endeavour, Ocean Valiant and Ocean GreatWhite. SafeZone® 500 – a programme of procedures, training, and audit processes for the control of […]

Seacroft Marine present on offshore collision avoidance at Nautical Institute

The North of Scotland Branch of the Nautical Institute took the challenge of offshore collision avoidance between offshore installations and their attending vessels as the subject of its recent monthly meeting Michael Cowlam, technical director of Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited, presented to around 50 members on the regulatory imperative – and on a number of […]

Seacroft Marine boosted by BP Exploration contract win

Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited, the Aberdeen-based marine assurance specialists, have won an important contract to continue their long established relationship with BP.  The renewed contract is for a 3 year term, with options for 2 further years. The new contract positions Seacroft as one of BP Exploration’s core providers of marine consultancy services in the […]

Seacroft Marine oversees safe removal and reactivation of FPSO offshore West Africa

As decommissioning gathers pace around the world, Gary McKenzie, Marine Projects Manager with Seacroft Marine Consultants, recently completed a task as marine representative for a senior international operating company overseeing the safe removal and reactivation of an FPSO off West Africa. The project – following safe disconnection of the production risers – was to disconnect […]

Seacroft, Apollo form collaboration for excellence in marine engineering and assurance

Two leading Aberdeen businesses are to collaborate formally to deliver seamless service across the boundaries between engineering and assurance in offshore marine projects. Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited, which has a 25 year heritage in the Silver City providing assurance services to the marine and offshore sector, will partner with Apollo, a technically-led engineering and project […]

New man at the helm of Dynamic Positioning team at Seacroft Marine

Aberdeen based marine assurance specialist Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited has appointed John Whitham to lead its Dynamic Positioning function, which supports marine operations in the offshore oil, gas and renewables sectors. Mr Whitham has over 33 years’ experience in the marine sector – 23 years at sea, 11 of these as chief engineer on offshore […]

Seacroft Marine lands TAQA contract

Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited has been awarded a marine consultancy contract in the UKCS by energy company TAQA. Under the contract, Seacroft will provide marine assurance services over supply vessels (PSVs), Emergency Response & Rescue Vessels (ERRVs) and Anchor Handling Tugs (AHTs) supporting TAQA’s five installations and mobile drilling operations in the northern and […]

Seacroft Marine reports over £500,000 in new contracts, as market improves

Noting a significant upturn in marine activity supporting the UKCS oil and gas sector, Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited has reported more than £500,000 in new contracts won in the first 3 months of 2018. In the most recent award, Seacroft has been contracted to deliver its SafeZone® 500 training programme to 300 offshore and marine […]