Sparrows to manage and service Transocean cranes

Offshore lifting and mechanical handling service specialist Sparrows has entered into an agreement with Transocean that will see the company develop a strategic approach to the management and servicing of Transocean’s offshore cranes.

The crane inspection contract begins in August 2012 and covers condition evaluation of and potential remedial work for 432 deck cranes.

Under the contract, Sparrows will perform the planned 360-day annual crane condition evaluation on 121 of Transocean’s mobile offshore drilling units across six continents.