Maersk Supply Service, a Danish shipowner, has been awarded a term contract for one of its platform supply vessels (PSV) with Maersk Oil.
According to data from the Westshore Shipbrokers website, the contract awarded on Tuesday is for the Maersk Frontier PSV.
The vessel will be on a one-year contract with the possibility of extension options.
Current AIS data suggests that the vessel left Aberdeen port on Monday and that it has reached its destination, the Gryphon FPSO, on Tuesday morning.
The Gryphon FPSO is located some 280 kilometers northeast of Aberdeen. The vessel is 260 meters long and 41 meters wide. It is capable of storing 540,000 barrels of oil. The water depth around its position is 112 meters.
As for the PSV that has been hired to support the FPSO, the Maersk Frontier is a DP2 vessel which operates in the North Sea. It has a deadweight of 4,600 tonnes and a deck area of 907 square meters.
Offshoer Energy Today Staff