Offshore contract win for Sparrows in Angola

6 April 2022

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Sparrows Group wins offshore crane and maintenance contract in Angola

Global provider of engineering and maintenance services to the oil and gas, renewables, industrial and mining sectors, Sparrows Group, a has won a three-year contract to provide crane operations and maintenance services offshore Luanda, Angola.

The agreement covers ten pedestal cranes and six line and rescue craft boats across the field’s four assets.

Sparrows will continue to manage the operation, inspection, load testing, servicing, structural repairs, major and general upkeep of the cranes, as well deliver skilled crane operators, technicians, and core specialists. In addition, it will assist with project management, troubleshooting, equipment changeouts and technical engineering support.

All refurbishment and repair work scopes will be undertaken at Sparrows’ facility in Luanda.

According to Sparrows, this contract extension – with additional scope – will see the continuation of a long-held collaborative and trusted commercial relationship with its client. Sparrows has held the existing contract since 2005

Stewart Mitchell, chief executive officer at Sparrows, said, “We’ve worked in Africa for over three decades and the region continues to be an integral part of our global growth strategy. So much so that we invested in a new workshop, office space and training facilities in 2020 which has allowed us to continue delivering in-country equipment repairs and refurbishments for our customers as well as providing local skills development.

“This contract win is testament to the dedication of our Africa team who have worked diligently to overcome complex travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re delighted to continue the excellent collaborative and trusted client relationship which has prospered over several years.”