Bourbon Marine & Logistics has announced that it has been awarded its first integrated logistics contract by Shell for the support of its exploration campaign in Black Sea, Bulgaria, in partnership with Bulgarian operator Bon Marine.
The project scope covers the full logistics solution project management, offering for the first time both Marine logistics together with shore logistics: marine services, logistics base, warehousing, port facilities, cargo carrying units, waste management, customs clearance, etc.
Bourbon Marine & Logistics will jointly perform the services with its partner Bon Marine and will operate from Varna (Bulgaria). Working with a strong local partner is fully part of Bourbon Marine & Logistics local content strategy. Two large supply vessels will be dedicated to the project and as well as the latest digital data management tools.
Bourbon Marine & Logistics proposal for an integrated end-to-end solution is in line with Shell’s willingness to pilot a light-footprint strategy in exploration operations with more risk-sharing with its subcontractors.
The drilling operation is scheduled to start early April and should last about 3 to 4 months.
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