Babcock Offshore secures new North Sea aviation support contract

Babcock Offshore has confirmed a new three-year contract to provide the expanding U.K.-based oil-and-gas company Serica Energy with offshore helicopter crew transport services.

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The flights will use a mix of Sikorsky S-92 and Airbus H175 helicopters and are scheduled to begin on Dec. 1, 2019. Babcock Photo

The contract was awarded after a competitive tender and will see Babcock transport Serica Energy passengers to and from the company’s Bruce complex in the North Sea, 340 kilometers northeast of Aberdeen.

The flights will use a mix of Sikorsky S-92 and Airbus H175 helicopters and are scheduled to begin on Dec. 1, 2019, out of Babcock’s main helicopter terminal at Aberdeen International Airport.

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Director of offshore Simon Meakins said: “We have flown for Serica Energy several times previously so we are very pleased to have now been selected as their aviation partner of choice for this long-term contract.

“All of us at Babcock Offshore are looking forward to building our relationship with Serica Energy as we deliver the safe and efficient aviation support they require.”

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