North Star announces $97 million BP contract
ABERDEEN -- North Star Shipping, a division of the family-owned global shipping and energy services firm The Craig Group, has been awarded a major contract with BP with a value of $97 million.
The multi-service contract is for five years, with a possible extension of five years, and includes tanker assist, platform supply and emergency and response rescue vessels, all supporting BP’s operations in the North Sea.
Four vessels, with a possible fifth to be added, are being contracted: the Grampian Talisker, Grampian Frontier, Grampian Conquest and Grampian Dee. The Craig Group fleet, operated by North Star, now stands at 35 vessels in service.