ABERDEEN, UK – ABIS Holdings Energy Services has agreed to support the development and operation of an offshore supply base on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.
The company will act as agent for Gran Canaria Subsea and Offshore Base (GCSB), an organization based in the Port of Arinaga, in attracting and negotiating with clients interested in using the maritime port.
ABIS claims the location is ideal for operators looking for port facilities ahead of projects offshoreWest Africa and across the central Atlantic Ocean.
The tariff-free site, inside the Canary Special Zone, includes 20 acres (90,000 sq m) of laydown and storage facilities. The base offers services such as repairs, refurbishments, and general maintenance.
Francis Kiernan, CEO of ABIS Energy, said: “The base provides all the benefits of political stability within the EU and is easily accessible for businesses serving all areas of West Africa, from Luanda to Morocco.
“Full laydown and storage facilities are accompanied by full technical and project support services with a high quality trained and certified local workforce.”
Odd Arne Tveit, chairman of GCSB, said: “Our vision is to create the preferred offshore and subsea hub located centrally in mid-Atlantic with strategic connections to Europe, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, and South America.”