SolstadFarstad wins new contracts down under

Norwegian offshore vessel giant SolstadFarstad has won several contracts for its vessels down in Australia.

McDermott International’s affiliated company MAPL has awarded support vessel Far Stream and pipe-haul platform supply vessels performing services for work offshore Western Australia. The contract is due to commence during the first half of 2018, with a combined utilisation of around 200 days.

Cooper Energy has added to their previous award for their upcoming Bass Strait drilling campaign by contracting a third anchor handler, Far Statesman, for a period of 100 days commencing during the first quarter of 2018.

Lastly, Woodside Energy has awarded SolstadFarstad subsidiary Farstad Offshore a contract for the provision of two platform supply vessels, Far Seeker and Far Skimmer, for the Greater Enfield Project drilling support campaign. The contract commences in January 2018 and is for a firm period of twelve months with fourteen months of options.

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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