Containental Strengthens Presence in West Africa

Aberdeen-based Containental Offshore (Containental) has strengthened its presence in West Africa following a series of contract wins in the region.

Containental has secured three significant contracts with a combined value of more than £960,000 (over $1.5million) with Baker Hughes, Schlumberger and Madeira-based firm Portumo.

The contract with Baker Hughes will involve the delivery of 33 baskets and containers for housing specialized tools, which will be utilized in projects in Ghana and Equatorial Guinea. Containental will also supply 26 baskets and half height containers to Schlumberger for use in Equatorial Guinea and 18 baskets and containers to Portumo for use in Angola.

Containental has also secured a six-month rental contract with logistics firm Kuehne and Nagel for up to 50 units. The deal will involve mobilizing containers and baskets from Containental's stock in both the Netherlands and the UK for use by ExxonMobil in Angola.

A leading provider of specialist offshore rated containers and baskets, Containental Offshore has developed an extensive fleet and range of cargo carrying units spanning approximately 50 different types, all designed to the latest DNV 2.7-1 and BS EN 12079 specifications.

From its base at the Pitmedden Road Industrial Estate in Dyce, the company is ideally placed to meet the transportation requirements of almost any offshore project worldwide.