Norway: STX Brevik Delivers Island Captain
On Thursday the 16th of February, Island Offshore (IO) took delivery of the MV Island Captain, the newest addition the growing IO fleet. The godmother for the vessel is Mrs. Tonje Tiley from ConocoPhillips.
The MV Island Captain’s sister vessel, the MV Island Centurion was delivered in October 2011. The two vessels are number 5 and 6 in the series of UT 776 CD design vessels built at STX OSV Brevik.
The two vessels will commence a 7 year firm contract plus options with Schlumberger as well stimulation vessels in 2013, and will undertake a major mobilsation prior to this.
“We are extremely happy with this award which is a result of our focus towards this specialized segment. “, states the company.
Island Patriot and Island Commander are currently engaged as well stimulation vessels.
Subsea World News Staff , February 20, 2012; Image: Island Offshore