Norway’s Solstad Offshore announced that Milan-headquartered Prysmian Powerlink has exercised its option to extend the firm contract for construction support vessel Normand Pacific for two more years
With the extension, the charter will now expire on 31 December 2021. Prysmian, an electric power transmission and telecommunications cable manufacturer, holds an option to extend the contract for another three years.
Built in 2010, Normand Pacific is ST-257L CD design from Skipsteknisk, with an overall length of 122.4 m, beam of 23 m, draught of 7.3 m, clear deck area of 1,400 m3 and accommodation for 120. Propulsion power is supplied by four main engines that produce a total of 22,073 bhp. The vessel is outfitted for ROV operations such as pipeline/route survey, subsea installation works through the moonpool, geotechnical survey and crane operations.
Normand Pacific has been on charter with Prysmian since August 2016.