DOF awarded new long-term AHTS contract in Brazil

Norway’s DOF Group has been awarded a new contract in Brazil with Petrobras.

Brazilian flagged 2007-built anchor handling tug supply vessel Skandi Rio will support exploration and production activities on the Brazilian continental shelf. The vessel is owned and operated by DOF subsidiary Norskan Offshore, while another subsidiary DOF Subsea Brasil will be responsible for the ROV operations. 

The contract duration is for three years, with a one year extension, and is set to commence either this month or next.

Mons Aase, CEO of DOF Group, said: “I am very pleased with the contract award, which confirm the DOF Group’s strong position in the South America region.”

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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