Lundin Hires ‘Viking Queen’
Lundin Petroleum has hired the ‘Viking Queen’ Platform Supply Vessel from the Norwegian offshore vessels owner Eidesvik for an undisclosed fee.
The contract for the PSV Viking Queen is for 15 wells with options for 5 more wells. Duration for the firm period is minimum 900 days. The contract will begin in late 2014.
“We are very pleased that we once again have been chosen by Lunding Norway AS, a company which is in an exiting development phase. For Eidesvik as a pioneer
with the use of LNG as fuel for its PSVs, we appreciate a lot that Lundin once again charter in a LNG-fueled PSV to its portfolio”, said Eidesvik CEO
Jan Fredrik Meling.
The Viking Queen is an environmentally friendly vessel, powered by liquefied natural gas. The ship’s purpose is to supply goods to offshore installations in the North Sea.