Fugro wins 3-year IRM ROV support contract with Seamec

Source: press release, 18 June 2020

ROV services for inspection, repair and maintenance of subsea pipeline
ROV services for inspection, repair and maintenance of subsea pipeline (illustration: Fugro)

Fugro has won a 3-year inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) contract with SEAMEC LIMITED (Seamec) to support their asset management project for ONGC off the west coast of India.

Fugro will provide Seamec with work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services for 3 years from mid-June, with the option of a 2-year extension.

The Seamec project involves inspection, repair and maintenance of ONGC Mumbai’s offshore assets, which comprise processing and wellhead platforms, risers, subsea pipelines, pipeline end manifolds, single buoy moorings and single point moorings. Fugro’s ROV services will support critical IRM activities including marine growth removal, cathodic potential, and thickness measurements of jacket structures and subsea pipelines. Fugro’s work class ROV is equipped with specialist tools effective in water depths from 10 to 150 metres and it will be operated by experienced local personnel.

Fugro has provided Seamec with IRM, positioning and construction support solutions for the past 8 years. Naveen Mohta, President of Operations and Commercial at Seamec, says, “Fugro has been our trusted partner for a long time and we are confident that they will deliver on this contract with the expertise and reliability that we have come to expect.”