North Star Shipping awarded £63m

North Star Shipping, a division of The Craig Group, has been awarded a £63m contract by BP to provide maritime services.

The multi-service contract is for five years with a possible extension of five years and includes tanker assist, platform supply and emergency and response rescue vessels, all supporting BP’s operations in the North Sea.

Callum Bruce, managing director of North Star, said, ‘We continue to invest heavily in our fleet which has cemented our position as the largest British wholly owned fleet engaged in the UK offshore industry.’

Mark Hardie, BP’s UK logistics infrastructure manager, added, ‘This major award is the latest example of BP executing its long term marine strategy to support its UK offshore operations.’