Published: 16 October 2018 @ 09:46
After a detailed tendering process the Irish Marine Institute has awarded a seven year contract to P&O Maritime Services Ireland Ltd to provide operational, management and technical support for the operation of the RV Celtic Voyager, the RV Celtic Explorer and the deep water Remotely Operated Vehicle Holland 1 together with management and technical support to related research and development programmes.
P&O Maritime is an established provider of specialised shipping services to both governmental and industry. Bespoke support services will be provided to the Marine Institute locally through the P&O Maritime sea and shore team from their Galway offices and workshop and further support from the Corporate Office in Dubai.
Grainne O’ Gara, General Manager P&O Maritime Ireland said: “This is an exciting milestone for P&O Maritime Services Ireland Ltd and an excellent platform for continued growth in the Marine Institute’s internationally recognised research and development programmes.”
Irish Marine Institute and P&O Maritime Services Ireland Ltd team members onboard Celtic Explorer
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