Work Boat World Offshore Vessel Charters Roundup – April 20, 2022

Veritas Viking (Photo: Eidesvik Offshore)
Veritas Viking (Photo: Eidesvik Offshore)

Works both underway and in the pipeline have ensured continued utilisation for vessels in the acquisition, installation, decommissioning, and maintenance sectors. The geographical scope covers Western Europe, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East.

Eidesvik Offshore secures two survey vessel charters

Eidesvik Offshore has been awarded a bareboat contract for 100 days with options for extensions with an undisclosed third party operator for the subsea survey vessel Veritas Viking. The vessel will be mobilised from its current location at Bømlo and is scheduled to commence the bareboat contract before the end of April 2022.

Eidesvik has also been awarded a contract by PXGEO UK under the master time charter agreement for the survey vessel Subsea Viking. The contract will also commence before the end of April 2022 and will be in direct continuation of the existing stand-by contract.

The firm period for Subsea Viking is 100 days with options for extensions.

P&O Maritime Logistics awarded multiple contracts by Saudi client

<em>Photo: P&amp;O Maritime Logistics</em>
Photo: P&O Maritime Logistics

P&O Maritime Logistics has secured new charter contracts for three of its vessels.

The charters cover two anchor handling vessels and one platform supply vessel (PSV). All three will be deployed in support of a long-term client in Saudi Arabia.

DOF Subsea vessels tapped for SURF, IMR works

DOF Subsea Canada has confirmed the award of the first SURF project for Skandi Constructor from Vaalco Energy.

DOF Subsea will perform subsea construction and installation services to support the subsea reconfiguration associated with the replacement of the existing Floating Production, Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) with a Floating Storage and Offloading vessel (FSO) at the Etame field, offshore Gabon. Engineering and design work has commenced with subsea work forecasted to begin in July and scheduled to be completed by September 2022.

DOF Subsea has also been awarded multiple contracts for the subsea construction vessel Ross Candies. The vessel will be utilised well into Q3 2022, undertaking jumper installations, span remediation, pre-commissioning, decommissioning, pipelay support, and IMR activities at multiple field locations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Siem Offshore walk-to-work vessels to deploy to UK, Taiwan

Siem Spearfish <em>(Photo: Siem Offshore)</em>
Siem Spearfish (Photo: Siem Offshore)

Siem Offshore has entered into a new contract for the walk-to-work vessel Siem Spearfish in the UK sector. The contract will commence in direct continuation of its current commitment, securing continued utilisation well into the second quarter of 2022.

Siem Spearfish will provide accommodation support for an ongoing maintenance campaign.

Siem Offshore has also secured a new contract for the anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Siem Sapphire for operations in Taiwan. The scope of work consists of walk-to-work operations for accommodation support in relation to the commissioning of an offshore wind park.

Woodside selects MMA Offshore PSV to support drilling at Scarborough field

MMA Inscription <em>(Photo: MMA Offshore)</em>
MMA Inscription (Photo: MMA Offshore)

MMA Offshore has been awarded a contract with Woodside Energy as operator for and on behalf of the Scarborough Joint Venture to support offshore field development drilling for the Scarborough Project in Australia's North West.

The contract is for a firm period of 350 days, with additional options available to Woodside. Operations under the contract are scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2023, with the PSV MMA Inscription continuing on its current contract through to the end of 2022, followed by a scheduled dry-docking immediately prior to commencing this key development drilling campaign.

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