Bibby Polaris assigned to Shell for North Sea Gannet work

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UKShell has contracted Bibby Offshore for engineering and subsea construction activities at the Gannet G field in the UK central North Sea.

Bibby will deploy its multi-purpose dive support and offshore construction vessel Bibby Polaris for the program, scheduled for early next year.

The vessel has a 1,000-metric ton (1,202-ton) basket carousel to lay flexible pipe systems in water depths of up to 9.5 m (31 ft).

A third-party contractor will perform trenching after Bibby has completed the initial work scope. 


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