Offshore support vessel owner Oceanteam has been awarded a contract for its construction support vessel (CSV) Southern Ocean for work in the Asia Pacific region.
Oceanteam informed on Friday that the CSV Southern Ocean has secured a new contract and will start operations by mid-February 2018. The contract is for a firm period of 30 days with options to extend with 60 days.
The CSV has been assigned to multiple smaller projects within the Asia Pacific region, the company added.
According to Oceanteam, the contract is the result of the initiated worldwide re-marketing and re-deployment initiative for the CSV Southern Ocean complete with already mobilized survey and multiple ROV spread.
The CSV Southern Ocean is a DP2 CSV (dynamic positioning class 2) with large cranes (1 x 250 and 1 x 100 tonnes fully heave compensated), 2400 m2 deck space, and 10.000 tonnes DWT.
These characteristics enable Southern Ocean to be utilized for field support, construction, installation and IRM. CSV Southern Ocean can carry 7.000 tonnes load on deck, combined with in house carousel, reel and engineering capabilities, the vessel can be utilized for a flex lay project in the oil and gas, power and offshore renewables markets.
CSV Southern Ocean is owned by a joint venture between Bourbon Offshore Norway and Oceanteam.