Norway’s Atlantic Offshore has laid up 1984-built AHTS Ocean King after its contract with Statoil was left to expire.
Statoil has utilise the vessel since 1986, but decided not to take up a final 12-month option it had on the vessel.
The Ocean King is owned by Ocean LanHoy KS and managed by Atlantic Offshore. It was renamed when it was sold in 2006, having originally been named Viking Queen and owned by Eidesvik.
It was most recently serving at the Norne field based out of Sandnessjøen.