24 May 2021
Gulf Marine Services PLC
('Gulf Marine Services', 'GMS', 'the Company' or 'the Group')
Publication of 2020 Annual Report and Financial Statements
Following the release of unaudited Financial Results for the year to 31 December 2020 on 14 May 2021, Gulf Marine Services confirms that the audit work has now concluded, and the audited results are consistent with those reported on 14 May 2021. Following printing, the Annual Report and Financial Statements, together with the notice of the Company's AGM to be held on 30 June 2021, will be despatched to shareholders and published on the Company's website on or before 7 June 2021. A further announcement will be issued on the day of their publication.
For further information please contact:
Gulf Marine Services PLC
Mansour Al Alami Executive Chairman
Tony Hunter Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0) 207 603 1515
Tel: +44 (0)20 8434 2643
Notes to Editors:
Gulf Marine Services PLC, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange, was founded in Abu Dhabi in 1977 and has become a world leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs). The fleet serves the oil, gas and renewable energy industries from its offices in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The Group's assets are capable of serving clients' requirements across the globe, including those in the Middle East, South East Asia, West Africa, North America, the Gulf of Mexico and Europe.
The GMS fleet of 13 SESVs is amongst the youngest in the industry, with an average age of eight years. The vessels support GMS's clients in a broad range of offshore oil and gas platform refurbishment and maintenance activities, well intervention work and offshore wind turbine maintenance work (which are opex-led activities), as well as offshore oil and gas platform installation and decommissioning and offshore wind turbine installation (which are capex-led activities).
The SESVs are categorised by size - K-Class (Small), S-Class (Mid) and E-Class (Large) - with these capable of operating in water depths of 45m to 80m depending on leg length. The vessels are four-legged and are self-propelled, which means they do not require tugs or similar support vessels for moves between locations in the field; this makes them significantly more cost-effective and time-efficient than conventional offshore support vessels without self-propulsion. They have a large deck space, crane capacity and accommodation facilities (for up to 300 people) that can be adapted to the requirements of the Group's clients.
Evolution Cantilever Capability
GMS Evolution and her cantilever work over system has been designed and built to enable heavier work over scopes from a self-propelled jack up barge. The optimised design enables execution of Heavy Well Intervention (HWI) benefitting from the efficiencies of our 4-Legged self-propelled jack up barges provide. The type of HWI work that can be carried out include:
Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) change out
Plug and abandonment:
And the benefits include:
Significant time savings moving between locations resulting in workover programmes being completed significantly quicker therefore allowing clients to maximise production levels
No requirement to hire tugs to assist with drilling rig moves
Gulf Marine Services PLC's Legal Entity Identifier is 213800IGS2QE89SAJF77
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