Denmark-based offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has secured a contract with Blue Marine Group to support Mexican petroleum company Pemex.

Under the one and a half year contract, Maersk will support Pemex from subsea support vessel Maersk Installer.

Maersk Installer vessels will join Maersk Implementer and support Pemex in achieving its production targets and carrying out safe production.

Maersk Installer and Maersk Implementer will operate in the Bay of Campeche performing general support duties, well stimulation, inspection, as well as maintenance and repair for Pemex’s platforms.

Maersk Supply Service Mexico managing director Raymundo Piñones de la Cabada said: “The arrival of Maersk Installer is a significant stepping stone for Maersk Supply Service in Mexico.

“These two highly capable vessels allow us to expand our ambitions in the integrated solutions field locally, whether it is offering our customers well stimulation, subsea construction or FPSO installation or decommissioning.”

Maersk Installer arrived in Mexico last month. Its contract began after completing all the required inspections from Blue Marine and Pemex.

Raymundo Piñones de la Cabada further added: “We look forward to increasing our local footprint and contributing to offshore services in the region.

“As part of this vision, we ensure our local seafarers are trained in operating these advanced vessels and safety management systems.

In January, Maersk Supply Service secured a contract to supply two of its new-build vessels for the stage two drilling programme of Chevron Australia’s Gorgon project.

In April 2018, Maersk Drilling partnered with Maersk Supply Service to establish a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company to deliver decommissioning services to oil and gas operators.