About the project
Extraction of high grade seafloor ore on a commercial scale in the Bismarck Sea that utilises both existing technologies from the offshore oil and gas, dredging and mining industries as well as new technology for under-sea mining and ore handling.
BDR Projects was handpicked to work with the client to manage challenging aspects of the new frontier undersea project. That included planning of project execution, managing and coordinating new technology design processes around the globe, procurement and contract management, implementation of an integrated costing system, logistics management, and negotiations with key stakeholders.
BDR Projects’ services have included management of preliminary and detailed design processes for ship based ore dewatering and loading systems and undersea mining tools. Procurement services for equipment and construction contracts have also been provided.
BDR Projects’ experience and expertise in managing complex projects and contract issues has been well suited to the particular demands of this project.
Logistics management included assessment of transhipment options and liaison with on and off-shore stakeholders. BDR Projects personnel played a key role in the successful negotiation and finalisation of sales agreements.
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