DOF and Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited (Maersk) have agreed a 3 year extension of the contract for Skandi Caledonia Platform Sup. Maersk had, in accordance with the charterparty for the vessel, an option to extend the contract period with one year from 1st October 2012.
This one yearly option has now been replaced by a three year firm period. The rate for the new period is up approximately 25% compared to the present rate.
Skandi Caledonia is a large PSV built in 2003. The vessel has worked for Maersk since delivery in 2003.
With a multi-national workforce in excess of 4,000 personnel, DOF ASA is an international group of companies which owns and operates a fleet of modern offshore/subsea vessels, and engineering capacity to service both the offshore and subsea market. With over 30 years in the offshore business, the group has a strong position in terms of experience, innovation, product range, technology and capacity.
DOF’s core businesses are vessel ownership, vessel management, project management, engineering, vessel operations, survey, remote intervention and diving operations primarily for the oil and gas sector. From PSV charter to Subsea engineering, DOF offers a full spectrum of top quality offshore services to facilitate an ever-growing and demanding industry.
The company’s main operation centers and business units are located in Norway, the UK, the USA, Singapore, Brazil, Argentine, Egypt, Angola, and Australia.
Source: DOF, April 23, 2012