Solstad Offshore has entered into a contract for the construction vessel Normand Pioneer (pictured) with Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção in Brazil. The contract has a duration of two years firm and in addition, the charterer holds two yearly options.
The contract will commence in the first quarter of 2019 and shall support production at the Atlanta field in Santos Basin.
Normand Pioneer will replace the AHTS Far Sagaris, which is presently in this position, when the latter vessel’s firm contract expires in the first quarter of 2019.
In addition, Equinor Brazil has confirmed an additional six months extension of the contracts for the PSVs Far Scotsman and Far Serenade. These vessels will keep supporting Equinor Brazil’s portfolio activities.