SOURCE: SEACOR Response

SEACOR Response

August 02, 2011 18:21 ET

SEACOR Response to Provide Fire Fighting Support Services to Oil Pipelines in the Country of Georgia

LONDON--(Marketwire - Aug 2, 2011) - SEACOR Response Ltd., a global leader in emergency preparedness and response solutions, announced today that it will provide fire fighting support services to the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) and Baku-Supsa oil pipelines in the country of Georgia, which are operated by BP Exploration Caspian Sea Ltd on behalf of its oil and gas co-venturers in BTC Co. and Georgian Pipeline companies, respectively.

"SEACOR Response has been providing emergency oil spill and related services to the BTC pipeline in Georgia since 2004 and we are delighted to be able to expand our operations in the country to include fire fighting," said Neil Challis, President of SEACOR Response. The contract will involve SEACOR Response providing trained personnel to operate first response fire fighting equipment for potential incidents along the pipelines.

SEACOR Response, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), is a global leader in the provision of emergency preparedness and response solutions with a focus on providing highly responsive local service with the highest safety standards, innovative technology, modern efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees. SEACOR Response combines local services and knowledge with the global strengths of a major international company to deliver quality service worldwide.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact
    Molly Hottinger
    + 1 (954) 627-5278
    or visit SEACOR Response's website at www.seacorresponse.com