Crosbie Salamis Wins Major Contract for Husky Oil's SeaRose FPSO

Crosbie Salamis (CSL), the Canadian joint venture company, has won the fabric maintenance services contract for Husky Energy's SeaRose FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading vessel), which arrived in the White Rose oil field, 350km east of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada on August 22, 2005.

This prestigious, three-year contract was won by competitive tender and is valued at around CAN$7.5m. More than 10 Crosbie Salamis personnel will be working on the contract.

Under the contract, Crosbie Salamis will provide a full range of fabric maintenance services including project management, painters, scaffolders, riggers, insulators, carpenters, rope access personnel, high and ultra high water jetting services, temporary hot work habitats, Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials ( NORM ) handling/cleaning services, welding services, and nitrogen/helium leak testing.

Robert Crosbie, President of CSL, said: "Being successful in this very competitive bid process for the Husky Contract demonstrates that CSL is well positioned to leverage its business across several clients and provide best overall cost of service to our entire client base.

"The award of this contract reinforces CSL's position as the contractor of choice for the provision of fabric maintenance services in Canada's east coast offshore oil and gas industry."

CSL is a 50/50 joint venture between the Crosbie Group and Salamis. A member of the AP Moeller-Maersk group of companies, Salamis is a leading international services contractor with a proven track record in providing integrated, multi-disciplinary support services and maintenance solutions to international Blue Chip clients, principally in the energy, petrochemical, industrial, and utilities sectors.