Stena commissions Sparrows for rig maintenance

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UKStena Drilling has awarded Sparrows Group a 20-month inspection services contract for its fleet of drilling vessels.

Sparrows will perform LOLER lifting gear and potential dropped objects surveys, cargo carrying unit and non-destructive testing inspections, and rig-specific maintenance.

The company previously performed similar duties for Stena over an eight-year period.

Earlier this year, Statoil awarded the company a five-year cranes/maintenance services contract for the Mariner development in the UK’s East Shetland basin.


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