Sparrows Group re-awarded five-year contracts

09 March 2018

Sparrows Group has been re-awarded two five-year contracts with TAQA to deliver crane operations, maintenance, rigging loft and fixed lifting inspection services to its UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) assets.

The first contract will see Sparrows provide comprehensive crane operations and maintenance services covering all mechanical, HVAC, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, instrumentation and structural requirements.

The company will also be responsible for inspection, engineering and technical support across all aspects of mechanical handling equipment. This includes crane upgrade projects, structural analysis of crane booms, re-engineering of obsolete components, assembly and modification and improvement schemes.

The second contract is for the provision of rigging lofts and fixed lifting inspection services. The project encompasses all related equipment and management, maintenance and equipment testing, inspection support and technical support services.

Sparrows will also provide guidance to TAQA on maintenance regimes and legislative issues for lifting operations.