24 March 2017

Framework contracts with the Defense extended with one optional year.

Bergen Group Services AS has from the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation been awarded a one-year extension of seven framework contracts in various disciplines.

The framework contracts are disciplines related to the servicing and maintenance of the Armed Forces vessels. In four of these disciplines, Bergen Group Services AS has status as a number one supplier. The total value of the contract extension is estimated to be NOK 15-20 million.

The one-year extension of the framework agreements is an option related to the original contrast signed in March 2014. The option year is valid until March 2018.

“Bergen Group has for a long time worked on developing the Group's expertise and capacity in the implementation of complex marine projects. This also implies a dedicated focus on strengthening the various specialized disciplines within the group. The framework contract with the Armed Forces is considered important to maintain a continuous development of our expertise”, states CEO Frode Johansson in Bergen Group Services AS.

Bergen Group Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bergen Group Bergen Group ASA. The operational activity take place at the company’s headquartering at Laksevåg (Bergen) and Straume (Sotra outside Bergen). Bergen Group Services also has an extensive operational activity taking place on customer locations in Hordaland county, as well as travel team covering both the Norwegian coast, offshore installations in the North Sea and international assignments.

For further information:
Frode Johansson, CEO Bergen Group Services, tel. +47 970 80 766 
SVP Corporate Functions & Communications, Øyvind Risnes, Bergen Group ASA, tel. +47 480 48 561.