12-Feb-2012 Source: P&WC
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan agreement with DanCopter AS, a subsidiary of Blueway AS, for comprehensive maintenance support of its newÂ PT6C-67CÂ engines. Blueway AS of Norway is a leading helicopter company in Northern Europe.Â Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe worked closely to customize the agreement for the helicopters operated by DanCopter to support offshore oil & gas operations in Nigeria. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX).
“Engine reliability withÂ dependable supportÂ is essential to Blueway’s activities and we are pleased with the opportunity to support and to tailor an FMPÂ® agreement,” said Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Customer Service, P&WC. “Our dedicated support managers are committed to working closely with Blueway to help them reach their operational goals for their new PT6C-67C engine fleet.”
TheÂ FMPÂ® Program‘s Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan is a highly flexible contract and allows customers to maintain cost stability and protection while selecting from a menu of services based on their individual needs.Â The agreement with DanCopter AS is a tailor-made agreement that covers overhaul, hot section inspection, basic unplanned engine removals, rental support, engine condition trend monitoring, fuel nozzles plus other options that cater to the customer’s unique requirements.
Come and see us at HELI-EXPO 2012, booth number 3317. Interested operators are invited to drop by P&WC’s booth to speak with a customer service representative.
About BlueWay / DanCopter
BlueWay AS has provided helicopter services since 1986 and today is one of Northern Europe’s leading helicopter companies. BlueWay operates a fleet of 26 helicopters and provides a range of helicopter services within the oil and gas, infrastructure, environment and search & rescue markets. DanCopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueWay, provides passenger transport services to oil and gas companies in the North Sea from bases in Denmark, Holland and Norway. DanCopter also operates a crew change contract for Shell in Nigeria in a joint venture with Caverton Helicopter. BlueWay has operating units in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Additionally, its subsidiary Vertech Offshore provides worldwide offshore services with projects in Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico, Canada and the Philippines.