DOF Subsea Rederi III, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF Subsea, has completed the sale of 2001-built construction support vessel Skandi Neptune, which was converted for its current subsea support functions in 2005
DOF said this DNV-class, MT 6016-design vessel will be delivered to the new owner in Q3 2022 after 5,098-dwt Skandi Neptune has completed its current contractual commitments.
Skandi Neptune has an overall length of 104.2 m, a breadth of 24 m, draught of 6.3 m and accommodation for 106 workers.
DOF employs more than 3,800 personnel, operates a fleet of offshore support and subsea vessels and provides vessel and project management, engineering, survey, remote intervention and diving operations.
DOF’s main operation centres and business units are in Norway, the UK, the US, Singapore, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Angola, and Australia.
Another Norwegian vessel owner, Solstad Offshore, announced several new medium-term contracts for vessels in its fleet at the start of August.
The Skudeneshavn-headquartered owner has secured letters of agreement from international oil and gas exploration and production companies for seven of its platform supply vessels (PSVs) operating in west Africa.
The contracts commence Q4 2021 and Q1 2022 and Solstad said the total firm duration will be around 1,000 vessel days, with options to extend in 2022.
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