Solstad Offshore awarded subsea work by Petrobras

Norway’s Solstad Offshore has been awarded additional work for two of its dive support vessels by Petrobras in Brazil.

Far Saga has had its contract extended by Petrobras for a period of one year, commencing October 30. The vessel has been operating in Brazilian waters since 2014.

Petrobras has also confirmed the replacement of Far Saga on a separate three-year contract, award in May, by Normand Poseidon. Commencement of this contract is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.

The two vessels, sailing under the Brazilian flag, will support exploration and production activities on the Brazilian continental shelf.

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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