Bibby Offshore said May 22 it has secured a two-phase multimillion pound contract with a leading oil and gas and production company.

The contract, awarded in April, will see Bibby Offshore carry out IRM services across a number of the operators North Sea assets. Engineering work for this project has started, with the initial offshore phase due to commence in second-quarter this year and a further campaign scheduled for third-quarter.

Bibby Offshore’s multirole diving support vessel, Bibby Topaz, will be the primary vessel utilized to carry out the base workscope, with the company’s multipurpose dive support and offshore construction vessel, Bibby Polaris, utilized to support activities if required.

“Our experienced, skilled team has worked closely on these assets previously, successfully completing IRM activities through a 365 contract,” Howard Woodcock, Bibby Offshore’s CEO, said.

“This type of IRM service is at the core of our business and always receives close attention to ensure we deliver a high level of service for our clients.”