Highlights of the Week
Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 17 – April 23).
The PLSV started its 8-year charter contract with Petrobras on April 13, 2017. Skandi Búzios is the sistership of the Skandi Açu, which started its charter contract on August 13, 2016.
According to the Oslo-listed company the new deal is valid for 4 years. Through this agreement, Saipem can utilize the “Normand Cutter” to support their subsea construction activities worldwide at pre-agreed commercial terms, Solstad noted.
The company said on Wednesday it has agreed with Petrobras to begin operations at reduced day rates for Siem Helix 1 as they work through certain items identified in the vessel acceptance process.
The 93.6 meters long OSCV Siem Marlin, has started its contract in South America scheduled for 150 days. The 121 meters long OSCV Siem Spearfish has also begun its charter in the the Black Sea. According to the company, the contract is secured for 100 days.
The companies have recently been awarded a contract to supply engineering expertise and access to Trendsetter’s patented Relief Well Injection Spool (RWIS) in support of an operators’ drilling campaign on a newly sanctioned field development.