Bibby Offshore expands operations in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN, United Kingdom -- Bibby Offshore has further expanded its operations in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, with the opening of a purpose built workshop and warehouse facility. Named The Hangar the building has been leased for 15 years and has in excess of 50,000 sq ft, including storage, workshops, warehouse, office space, a yard and maintenance facilities.
In addition to the lease agreement, the firm has further invested in the facilities; fitting it out with a 16-tonne gantry crane, and five separate workshops for various specialties including fabrication, hydraulics, electronics, dive hats and diver umbilical’s. The Hangar allows Bibby Offshore to have full control of these functions, which were previously outsourced.
In May 2013, Bibby Offshore relocated to its new multimillion pound, purpose built headquarters at Prospect Park, Westhill. The company had previously been based at the Harbour area in Aberdeen. In addition to The Hangar, the company will retain its current facility at the Harbour area’s Nord Centre.