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HELMS is now a PETRONAS License holder

HELMS is now a PETRONAS License holder

Kuala Lumpur, 8 June 2017 – Helms Geomarine Sdn Bhd (HELMS), a coring and seabed testing specialist servicing the offshore commercial industry , has recently been registered as a license holder with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS).

Among the approved license categories by PETRONAS are SC2020200 – CIVIL MAINT SERV-OTHER FOUNDATION WORKS, SC2120000 – CIVIL MAINT SERV-RECLAIMATION & DREDGING WORKS and SM2030700 – MANPOWER SUPPLY-SPECIALIST CIVIL & STRUCTURAL. The license categories may be expanded in the near future to include service provisions to be guided by the new areas of business expansion selected by the Company. This was following the recent MOU signed with GEOMARDY of India which will see Helms establishing itself as a geotechnical engineering and environmental solutions service provider.

The license is valid for a period of three years from 8th June 2017 until 7th June 2020, and subject to any renewal thereafter. As a registered license holder, Helms will be able to participate directly in all tenders with PETRONAS and other major energy corporations including oil companies who are registered with PETRONAS for the relevant categories.

Syahril Ikhwan, a Director of Helms said, “ The Company’s registration and licensing with PETRONAS is a step forward in the company’s enhancement of its operations in Malaysia and the Southeast Asia region as it would potentially open up new and exciting business opportunities for the organisation.”