Norway’s DOF says that its subsidiary Norskan Offshore has been awarded three new contracts by Petrobras in Brazil.
AHTS Skandi Botafogo has been awarded a one year contract, with a further one year option, commencing February 15.
Additionally, Norskan has been awarded two contracts for PSV pair Skandi Leblon and Skandi Flamenco for 365 days and 668 days respectively. DOF says that while the vessels were sold in 2015, Norskan had retained market risk on contract renewal for the vessels after sale.
“It is very satisfactory that Norskan continues to secure long term contracts for our Brazilian fleet. In 2016 we had low utilization for Skandi Flamengo. These new awards secures a higher backlog for these vessels in 2017 compared to 2016,” commented Mons S. Aase, CEO of DOF.