SolstadFarstad announced earlier today the award of several new contracts, which adds over 2500 vessel working days to the company’s backlog. Details of the contract awards are as follows;
- Maersk Oil North Sea Ltd, a company of Total, has awarded SolstadFarstad ASA (SOFF) contracts for four Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) for operations in the UK North Sea. Sea Tantalus (2013, STX 05-L CD Design) and Far Server (2010, Havyard 832 CD Design) will support the semi-submersible drilling rig “Ocean Valiant” for a period of approx. 2 years, commencing in June 2018. Normand Flipper (2003, UT 745E Design) and Sea Springer (2014, PX 105 Design) will support the “Culzean” hook-up and commissioning for a period of approx. 9 Months, commencing in July 2018.
- BP Egypt has contracted PSV Sea Spark (2013, PX 105 Design) for a period of one year. The contract commences early June 2018.
Jon Are Gummedal EVP PSV/AHTS International stated “The awards mark a critical reflection of both an improving market and the strength of the Solstad Farstad fleet. Operating in all major offshore regions and being regarded as the premier provider of offshore vessels will continue to be key focus areas for Solstad Farstad.”