One of the leading regional shipyards, ASRY, has signed a contract with Bahrain’s National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA) to provide a dedicated marine services area in the yard. The so-called ‘NOGA Zone’ will provide berth space, storage, crew facilities, and a range of other services, within ASRY’s premises, in support of NOGA projects. The Bahrain LNG Terminal will soon be using the NOGA Zone for some of its maritime operations, it has been confirmed.
ASRY’s business development manager, Arran Dall, said, “For a major Bahrain firm like ASRY to contribute to other nationally important projects, such as the new Bahrain LNG Terminal, not only makes commercial sense, but also national sense for the mutual development of the Kingdom.”
ASRY also reports that in recent months the number of enquiries and orders relating to ballast water treatment and exhaust gas scrubber retrofits has risen sharply. A number of projects have already been completed, the company says, and it is working with other clients to get them compliant as soon as possible.