DSL wins major marine contract

By Euan Youdale20 October 2015

Sean Corkery, chief executive officer of Siteserv.

Sean Corkery, chief executive officer of Siteserv.

Scaffolding and access provider Deborah Services Limited’s (DSL) has been awarded a £150m contract by Babcock International, making it the marine sector’s largest industrial services provider in the UK.

The new strategic partnership for DSL’s industrial services division will see the employment of an 800-strong team across Babcock’s facilities at Appledore and Devonport, as well as Rosyth, Faslane and Coulport in Scotland over a five-year period.

DSL, a subsidiary of Siteserv, will be providing a variety of industrial services including access solutions, containment, blasting, priming, painting and large-scale industrial cleaning.

Sean Corkery, chief executive officer of Siteserv, said, “This is a milestone contract for us and marks a transformation for our business in the UK, one of our key growth markets.”

Chris Foulkes, managing director of DSL industrial services confirmed this was the biggest contract awarded to an industrial services provider in the UK, within the sector.

He added, “Industrial Services takes particular pride in our safety record, for which we have won numerous awards. A key part of our tender is how we combine sustainability with innovation when servicing challenging sectors such as petrochemical, oil, gas and nuclear. As with any contract, it will evolve over the years and there is already a strong spirit of partnership between both parties.”

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, Access International Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
GAM first half revenues up 31%
Strong liquidity position will support company’s continued growth
Terex bounces back in first half
Second quarter 2021 sales up 50%, with strong growth in AWP and material processing segements 
Boels Rentals multiple Easy Lift investment
Easy Lift delivers first of more than 30 new spider lifts, marking its 10th year collaboration with Boels
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Euan Youdale Editor, Access International Tel: +44 (0)1892 786 214 E-mail: euan.youdale@khl.com
Ollie Hodges Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0)1892 786253 E-mail: ollie.hodges@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA