NHV Awarded Offshore Contract by Shell UK and NAM
Posted 01/07/2020 08:30
NHV Group today announced a new long-term contract to provide helicopter services for Shell UK & NAM, starting July 1st 2020. Under the three- year agreement, daily flights will depart from NHV’s bases in Den Helder and Norwich to the Shell UK and NAM assets in the Southern North Sea (SNS).
The contract facilitates the provision of two dedicated Leonardo AW139 aircraft – one in Norwich and one in Den Helder. The medium-sized twin-engine AW139 has proved to be very successful and has reliably secured itsroleinNHV’sfleetandtheworldofhelicopteroperations.
Michael Gislam, NHV’s Base Manager in Norwich commented: “We are excited to secure this long- term contract, to work with Shell UK and NAM helping them meet their transportation needs and are all eager to start flying on their behalf. The agreement strengthens our long-standing relationship with Shell where we havepreviouslysupportedprojectsinEuropeandAfrica.”
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“NHV has an excellent track record in delivering safe and reliable offshore helicopter services to oil-and- gas clients around the North Sea. This new win of a long-term contract reflects the passion and hard work of ourteam. We continue to evolve our services and technology to best meet our customers’ needs. NHV looks forward to an even further growth in order to maintain our significant presence in the area.”, saidSteffenBay,CEOofNHVGroup.
About NHV Group:
NHV Group, headquartered in Ostend (Belgium), is specialized in B-to-B helicopter services and has a strong geographic presence in Europe and Western Africa. The group conducts operations out of several bases on 2 continents with a team of over 550 employees. NHV’s main focus is on the energy producing industry.
The Group has a leading position in Europe as the only helicopter operator that conducts operations in every oil producing country in the region. The scope of work also includes: Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS), Maritime Services, which include Search and Rescue (SAR), offshore Wind Farms and Harbour Pilot Services. Vertech Offshore and Airlift are two specialized companies within the NHV group who are leaders in their niche of flare tip replacement and power grid construction and maintenance.
Aside from the helicopter operations, NHV is an approved training organization (ATO) and anofficial service center for ourpartner Airbus Helicopters. NHV alsoprovides maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions. In addition to supporting its own fleet, NHV provides extensive third-party maintenance services to a variety of civil and military clients. The group has a multipurpose high value fleet of +60 helicopters. NHV’s majority shareholder is Ardian, the world-leading private investment house with assets of US$96bn managed or advised in Europe, theAmericas and Asia.