HB Rentals Clinches Contract Offshore Norway
HOUSTON, (Aug. 23, 2010) — HB Rentals has secured a contract for four modules offshore Norway and announced a significant investment in its fleet.
HB Rentals has agreed on a long-term lease contract with Prosafe to supply four 20ftx8ft A60 Zone II NORSOK office modules for the Valhall platform in a £250,000 deal.
The company has invested a further £500,000 in a fleet of brand new 20ftx8ft A60 Zone II Norsok compliant modules for use as offices, laboratories and drilling/well services support cabins.
HB Rentals, which, has operated from Dusavik, Stavanger, for more than 10 years and has manufacturing and distribution hubs in Aberdeen, UK, Broussard, USA and Singapore with additional bases in the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Kazakhstan Australia and Africa also has plans to expand the fleet further in 2011.
Sales and marketing manager Mike Bradley said, "These are exciting times at HB Rentals. We have a deserved and well-established reputation as the leader in offshore accommodation in the North Sea, and have invested in our fleet in response to an increase in demand from clients for offshore modules, Prosafe being a prime example.
"We have enjoyed an excellent start to the financial year and fully anticipate that the investment and development of our fleet will trigger even further business activity."