Charterers extend contracts on three Atlantic Offshore supply vessels

Athens: Three firms active in the North Sea have extended their existing timecharters of Atlantic Offshore supply vessels.

Canadian oil and gas company Nexen has declared its one-year optional extension on its charter of Ocean Tay (1,700 dwt, built 1992). The contract is now firm until December 2016.

Norway’s Statoil has extended its charter of Ocean King (3,200 dwt, built 1984)  for a further six months.  The contract will be carried forward until January next year; with six- and 12-month extension options still remaining.

Ocean Sprite (1,930 dwt, built 1975) has had its contract extended by 18 months until July 2016 by Ithaca, an oil and gas producer with plays in the North Sea.


Holly Birkett

Holly is Splash's Online Editor and correspondent for the UK and Mediterranean. She has been a maritime journalist since 2010, and has written for and edited several trade publications. She is currently studying for membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In 2013, Holly won the Seahorse Club's Social Media Journalist of the Year award. She is currently based in London.
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