Aoka Mizu

Case Study


After servicing the North Sea between 2009 and 2016, the Aoka Mizu was moved to Dubai Drydocks for refit and modification in preparation for its new location West of Shetland.


  • Strict timescales to ensure the vessel reached its next destination in a timely and compliant manner
  • Personnel were recruited and mobilized on time throughout the entire project to ensure no delays

Airswift Solution

Globally, Airswift have been an approved supplier to our client for over 10 years, allowing us to be selected as the workforce solutions provider to the project.

  • Appointed a single point of contact for all project matters, supporting throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Provided recruitment and retention of personnel and expatriate candidates within all required disciplines
  • Obtained necessary visas and managed complex visa schedules across three countries
  • Provided local employment contracts and local payroll in line with the Wage Protection System
  • Delivered destination services such as meet and greets, travel management, training, a 24-hour emergency contact, medical testing and medical assistance


  • Successfully sourced and compliantly mobilized over 140 personnel across a range of discipline specialisms
  • Managed a large workforce initially in the yard, then provided complex logistics and immigration support throughout the sail away and hook-up in the North Sea

Contact Airswift

For more information about this project and others like it, please contact us today.

Contact us