Total E&P South Africa has awarded Solstad Offshore ASA contracts for two Large Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) Vessels, Normand Drott and Normand Prosper

Total E&P South Africa awarded Solstad Offshore contracts for 2 large AHTS
Caption: Offshore Tug/Supply Ship Normand Prosper - Image courtesy of Ian Greenwood

The contracts are to support Total E&P South Africa's operations in Block 11B/12B and the drilling program is expected to take up to 280 days, not including mobilization time and demobilization time, with expected commencement during the first half of 2020. Both vessels are currently trading the North Sea Spot Market.

This new contract award marks the return of Solstad Offshore to South Africa having supported Total’s previous drilling campaign in in the region during Q4 2018 / Q1 2019.

Source: Total