Norway-based OSV owner DOF Subsea has secured contract awards for southeast Asia and New Zealand, with 130 days vessel and resource utilisation into Q1 2020
The contracts, for undisclosed clients in New Zealand and southeast Asia, will see the multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) Skandi Hercules commence operations in December 2019 for a major operator. Additionally, Skandi Singapore will commence construction operations in early January 2020 in southeast Asia.
In a statement, DOF Subsea chief executive Mons Aase said, "These are important awards for us securing good utilisation for our vessel and resources in the Asia Pacific region."
In reporting its Q2 2019 highlights, DOF Subsea said it had five vessels and 212 employees in the Asia Pacific region.
DOF Subsea management reported overall operating revenue for Q2 2019 was Nkr1.257Bn (US$137.2M), up from Nkr1.103Bn (US$120.4M) for Q1 2019 revenue. Overall vessel utilisation for Q2 2019 was 70%.
Skandi Hercules is an STX AH 04 CD design, with an overall length of 109.5 m, beam of 24 m, draught of 7.8 m and accommodation for 90. Incorporating many of the capabilities of an anchor handling tug supply vessel, Skandi Hercules has an impressive bollard pull of 354 tonnes, anchor handling drum, towing drum, chain locker, shark jaws and towing pins.
Skandi Singapore is an STX DSV 06 design dive support vessel, with an overall length of 107.1 m, beam of 21 m, draught of 6.6 m and accommodation for 100.