Press release: UPTIME awarded major contract

UPTIME awarded contract for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Hub Terminal 

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Hub Terminal 

UPTIME International AS (UPTIME) is honored to be awarded a contract from Eiffage Génie Civil Marine for supply of access solutions for the LNG Hub Marine Terminal for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.

UPTIME’s scope of work includes engineering, design and supply of access solutions between the LNG Hub Terminal and the FLNG vessel and consists of two large motion compensated gangways, pedestals and stair-towers. The solution will build on UPTIME’s 40 years’ experience with offshore motion compensated access solutions. The project will commence immediately with a project duration of approximately 12 months.

Åge Højmark, CEO of UPTIME International AS in a statement says;

 “We are very pleased to have been trusted with this contract from Eiffage Génie Civil Marine. With this contract we have a solid order book and base workload for 2020 which provides a strong foundation for further growth. 

UPTIME have traditionally had a strong position in offshore motion compensated access solutions and this contract marks that we remain the global leader in the Oil & Gas segment even though the Offshore Wind segment has become an increasingly important part of our business in recent years.

It has been a team effort to win this contract and the entire team is now excited and focused on delivering the project successfully.”

The Norwegian Prime Minister visited Uptime

Good news travel fast and everyone want to have a look

The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited UPTIME INTERNATIONAL AS September 3rd. This to take a closer look at worlds first autonomous gangway, together with this did the Prime minister also tried an alternative career as gangway operator in our training simulator.

Our own Alf-Magnar Liknes presenting our Uptime 30m gangway to Erna Solberg and the entire Norwegian broadcasting.

Erna Solberg stated that, with our(Norway) good expertise within oil & gas, we also should be able to take the lead in offshore wind.

The Norwegian Prime Minister taking an picture of worlds first autonomous gangway Photo: Øystein Merkesvik
The Norwegian Prime Minister with a view from the operator chair that will be mounted in vessel wheelhouse.
Photo: Cecilie V Jensen

Uptime Gangway day 2019

More than 50 professionals from Oil & Gas and the offshore wind industry visited Uptime for our Gangway Day 2019. Main attraction was of course our live presentation of worlds first Autonomous gangway. The presentations with several landings “without hands” went very well, stating an increased operability and safety for the users.

Uptime 30m amc autonomous gangway can be delivered as Typ1 and Type2 gangway and do also have a crane function making it able to lift 4 ton

We will also highlight that the gangway have a slipp-off detection/function, that the HPU are skid-mounted to be integrated in the vessel and that the operator will be located at the bridge.

For more information, please contact our sales department.

Uptime 12m gangway goes offshore in Malaysia.

Shipbuilder Penguin and Alkahfi Lestari Oil & Gas presenting their new vessel design Flex-42X with Uptime 12m gangway on the aft at Oil and Gas Asia.

More information at OGA – Hall 3, booth 3008.

From left James Tham Managing Director Penguin International Limited, Mood Nazri Mood Zain CEO Alkahfi Lestari Oil & Gas together with Uptime representative Svein Ove Haugen 

Alkahfi Chief ready for charter in Malaysia