Norwegian shipping company Eidesvik Offshore has been awarded a contract in the North Sea for the Veritas Viking vessel.
Eidesvik said on Tuesday it had received a letter of award from Magseis Fairfield for the use of Veritas Viking as a source vessel for an upcoming ocean bottom survey in the North Sea.
The contract is expected to start in July 2019 in direct continuation of the ongoing survey for Veritas Viking.
The firm contract period is approximately two-three months with options to extend.
The vessel’s previous contract was with CGG, agreed back in November 2018. The contract was five months firm with further options to extend.
In related news, Eidesvik on Monday entered into a long-term master time charter agreement with Seabed Geosolutions which includes services for seismic source and node-handling vessels.
As a first call-off under this agreement, Eidesvik was awarded new contracts for the seismic source vessel Vantage and the node-handling vessel Subsea Viking.
Offshore Energy Today Staff
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