Equinor extends Prosafe accomodation vessel deal

Cyprus-based offshore accommodation vessel operator Prosafe has sealed an extension from Equinor for Safe Boreas.

The vessel, being used at the Mariner project in the UK sector of the North Sea, has been extended by eight months through to June 2019. Equinor also has up to six months of options available.

Jesper Kragh Andresen, CEO of Prosafe, commented: “This contract extension demonstrates the good performance Prosafe and the Safe Boreas has achieved to support the Mariner hook up and commissioning project. The Safe Boreas with its large bed capacity and advanced station keeping will continue providing a high level of service throughout the remainder of the contract.”

The value of the extension is around $45m.

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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