Vard Delivers SCV ‘Far Sleipner’

Farstad Shipping ASA has today, Thursday March 26, 2015, taken delivery of subsea/construction vessel Far Sleipner (Vard 3 07) from Vard Langsten.

The vessel is designed for subsea construction/IMR operations to 3,000 meters water depth, has an overall length of 142.6 meters, beam of 25 meters and a deck area of 1,800 m².

The vessel is equipped with two offshore cranes, of which the larger one has a lifting capacity of 350 tons. Furthermore the vessel is arranged for 3 ROVs (Remote Operating Vehicles) and accommodation for 130 persons.

The vessel will enter into a charter contract to Technip for a period of approximately 11 months, divided into two firm periods. Including mobilization and demobilization, Technip may utilize the vessel for a period up to 16 months.

The long-term financing of the vessel is arranged by Eksportkreditt Norge AS, DNB, Swedbank and GIEK.

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