Hayleys Energy Services (HES), the pioneer in Oil and Gas support services in Sri Lanka, announced the arrival of the Oil & Gas Drill ship “Aban Abraham” for a warm lay-up to Hambantota International Port, Sri Lanka.
Hayleys Energy Services Commences Sri Lanka’s First Oil & Gas Drillship Lay-Up at Hambantota International Port
Hayleys Energy Services (HES), the pioneer in Oil and Gas support services in Sri Lanka, announced the arrival of the Oil & Gas Drill ship “Aban Abraham” for a warm lay-up to Hambantota International Port, Sri Lanka. The owners, Aban Offshore Limited, is India’s largest offshore drilling services provider to oil companies providing drilling operations, production and exploratory work worldwide.
HES a subsidiary of Sri Lankan blue-chip conglomerate Hayleys PLC’s transportation and logistics arm, Hayleys Advantis Limited, had competed with several players from established lay-up service destinations in the region to win the country’s first ever drill ship lay-up project.
Heralding Sri Lanka’s entry into the global Oil & Gas marine vessel lay-up services industry, this opens the doors to a world of new opportunities for the nation’s shipping industry.
“Projects of this nature have a significant impact on the economy as a whole, creating business and employment opportunities beyond the enterprises directly involved in it. Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) has been a key success factor for this project with their leadership, commitment and world class facilities to attract long-term businesses as this,” said Ruwan Waidyaratne, Managing Director – Hayleys Advantis Limited. He went on to say, “Whilst commending the Hayleys Energy Services team for successfully competing with service providers from across the region and bagging this project, I look forward to seeing them expand their horizons and soar to greater heights.”