OTHERS MARINE & GENERAL BERHAD - Award of Contract for the Provision of Two (2) Units of Anchor Handling Tug Supply ("AHTS") Vessel (60MT) for Murphy's Sawarak Production Operations
|MARINE & GENERAL BERHAD|
MARINE & GENERAL BERHAD - Award of Contract for the Provision of Two (2) Units of Anchor Handling Tug Supply ("AHTS") Vessel (60MT) for Murphy's Sawarak Production Operations
Marine & General Berhad (“M&G”) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Jasa Merin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (“JMM”), has been awarded one (1) contract by Murphy Sarawak Oil Co Ltd (“Murphy”), for the provision of two (2) Anchor Handling Tug Supply (“AHTS”) Vessel (60MT) for Murphy’s Sarawak Production Operations to support Murphy's operations.
DURATION OF CONTRACT
The contract for the 2 AHTS, the first of which commenced on 1 August 2018 and the other expected to commence by end August 2018 respectively, is for a primary duration of three (3) years with two (2) options for Murphy to extend for an additional (one) 1 year (i.e. 3 years primary + 1 year optional + 1 year optional).
Risk factors affecting the contract are mainly operational risks such as accidents and unexpected breakdown of vessel. Notwithstanding this, JMM shall ensure strict compliance with the safety and operational procedures in the execution of contract requirements and has developed a programmed maintenance schedule which stringently adheres to the International Safety Management (ISM) Standards in maintaining performance and seaworthiness of all its vessels.
The contract, estimated to have a value of approximately RM 48 million for the primary term and RM 30 million for the optional term, is expected to contribute positively to the earnings of the Group for the financial period ending 31 December 2018. The contract is not expected to have any effect on the share capital and shareholding structure of M&G. There are no significant risks involved in JMM fulfilling its obligations under the contract.
DIRECTORS’ AND MAJOR SHAREHOLDERS’ INTERESTS
None of the Directors or major shareholders or persons connected to the Directors or major shareholders has any direct or indirect interest in the contract awarded.
The Board of M&G is of the opinion the acceptance of the contract awarded to JMM is in the best interest of the Group.
This announcement is dated 10 August 2018.
|Company Name||MARINE & GENERAL BERHAD|
|Date Announced||10 Aug 2018|
|Category||General Announcement for PLC|