Solstad Offshore awarded multiple new contracts

Norway’s Solstad Offshore has secured multiple new medium-term contracts and contract extensions for its platform supply and anchor handler fleet, adding approximately 1,000 vessel days.

The Oslo-listed shipowner has been awarded a contract for PSV Normand Leader to support a project offshore Australia. The contract should commence in Q3 2021.

OMV in New Zealand has declared options for Solstad’s PSV Normand Tortuga to extend the contract until the end of 2021, while Shell contracted PSV Normand Swift to support its operations in Brazil, starting in Q4 this year.

PSV trio Normand Sitella, Sea Spear and Sea Spark have been chartered to support a seasonal drilling campaign outside the North Sea. Commencement will be in July 2021.

Charterers of PSVs Normand Serenade and Normand Arctic have extended the vessels to Q4 2021. Both vessels operate in Norway for Wintershall and Aker BP, respectively.

Meanwhile, Solstad’s anchor handlers currently trading the North Sea spot market have been awarded multiple project contracts in Q3 and Q4 2021.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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