Global integrated logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has been contracted to provide logistics and supply base services for Phase One of a major development project in the Southern North Sea (SNS).
Awarded by Petrofac in line with its role as Well Operator for IOGs’ development of the Southwark, Blythe and Elgood fields, the 20-month contract will see ASCO service the five-well development via its Great Yarmouth hub, from where quayside services including marine gas oil, water, storage, warehousing and CCU provision will be supplied.
Operating eight berths within Great Yarmouth harbour, ASCO’s logistics capability includes shore-based services, storage and warehousing and environmental services in addition to the largest local transport fleet in the logistics sector.
Discussing the contract award, Alisdair Duncan, ASCO General Manager, Great Yarmouth commented: “We are delighted to continue consolidating our relationship with Petrofac, which spans more than a decade, and we are particularly pleased to be playing an integral part in the development of a major project within the Southern North Sea. Securing such projects locally is critical to ensuring the longer-term sustainability of the supply chain in the SNS.
“ASCO’s Great Yarmouth hub is strategically placed to provide flexible logistics and supply base services to customers active in the region, whilst our quayside location and 90-strong staff are renowned for optimising safe and efficient operations, whilst minimising environmental impact.”