VNH SOUTH'S 35TH ANNIVERSARY
The 11th of March, 2020 is not merely the anniversary of the foundation of Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South), but it’s also the day of marking its 35th anniversary. Futher more, this is also an opportunity for all employees to look back a long way of the company‘s development as well as to witness milestone changes in size and position of the Company in the oil and gas service industry.
Despite having very limited resources at initial establishment with only 02 MI-8 helicopters, VNH South has grown drastically and is currently owning a fleet of 19 fully offshore configured helicopters such as AW-189, EC-225, Super Puma L2, EC-155B1, MI-172, MI-17-1V… and ground facilities with world-standard terminal, runways, aprons and hangars.
Established for 35 years, VNH South has been logging nearly 300,000 completely safe flight hours. The company has received a series of awards for excellent safety service providers from customers and partners such as Rosneft, JVPC, PVEP, Premier Oil, Hoang Long - Hoan Vu JOCs, Thang Long JOC , Lam Son JOC, PCVL, East Sea POC ... as well as Airbus Helicopters. It has also expanded its business internationally by providing helicopter sevices to overseas countries such as Norway, Malaysia, East-Timor and India…
Since 2016 up to now, facing with the low demand for helicopter offshore services due to crude oil price and a fatal crash of EC-225 in Norway (29/04/2016). However, during this difficult period, the Company proved its capabilities to promote internal resources in the most effective way. With the best effort of all employees, VNH South has confidently and effectively cooporated with foreign partners. Especially, 2019 is the most successful year of VNH South in the field of exporting helicopter services to foreign markets. For the first time ever, the Company has provided 3 ACMI contracts at the same time to foreign markets (02 Mi-172 helicopters in Indonesia and 01 AW-189 helicopter in Malaysia), marking the outstanding growth of the Company, as well as continuing to prove the position of the Company in the world market.
“We are extremely proud of the history of Company’s development. Along with the proud tradition, we commit to continue providing safe flight services, investing and modernizing our helicopter fleet and developing high-quality human resources to meet our oil and gas activities requirements, and to maintain our position as one of the leading helicopter service providers in Southeast Asia, as well as to perform national defense and security tasks properly,” said Captain. Le Duc Long - Director of VNH South.
VNH South's modern helicopter fleet.