Skansi Offshore Names ‘Kongsborg’ Platform Supply Vessel
Skansi Offshore on Saturday, June 15, named their 5th newbuild. The PSV vessel «Kongsborg» was delivered to Skansi Offshore on Friday and was named Saturday at quay in Stavanger.
All the company’s vessels are of a Havyard designTM and four of these have been constructed at Havyard Group`s shipyard in Leirvik.
“Kongsborg” is a Havyard 833 design and build no.111 from Havyard Group`s shipyard in Leirvik, Sogn in Norway.
Skansi is so far the only offshore PSV shipping company on the Faroe Islands
“Our main target is to make sure that our customers can trust that we deliver exactly what we promise”, says Jens Meinhard Rasmussen, CEO of Skansi Offshore.
“We are still a relatively young company in the offshore industry, but our staff have great experience from both fishing and offshore and from day one we have been focused on delivering secure and reliable supply services for our clients. When our good and demanding customers extend their contracts with us, we see it as confirmation of us succeeding,” says Rasmussen.
“Kongsborg” is going straight to work after the naming ceremony. Skansi has secured a one-year contract with BG Norway for the vessel, with the option of a further two years. First, it will operate from Florø and serve the Transocean Searcher rig. Skansi Offshore currently has three vessels working for of BG Norway and BP Norway.
The other two vessels in the fleet are carrying out work for Statoil.
Havyard 833 is a larger edition of the Havyard 832 design. «Kongsborg» is the third vessel of a Havyard 833 design delivered so far.and is fitted to offer supply, standby and oil protection assignments for the offshore oil and gas industry. The 86.8 meters long vessel has Rescue NMD 250 class, making it able to handle standby- and rescue assignments for offshore installations. Furthermore, the vessel has NOFO 2009, the latest notation within oil protection and operations. The vessel has a deck area of 1000 square meters and can accommodate a crew of 27 persons.