On August 10, 2011, at 14:33 local time in Vietnam was delivered the vessel Skandi Saigon, built by by STX Vung Tau,whose owner is Aker Dof Deepwater AS, a company from DOF Group.
The Skandi Saigon is a new generation high powered anchor handling vessel designed for field installation operations across a wide range of water depths and environmental conditions.
NorSkan is a leading provider of sophisticated offshore services for the Brazilian Offshore Oil & Gas industry. NorSkan serves clients with the largest, newest and the most technologically advanced fleet available in Brazil’s waters.
NorSkans’s operations in Brazil began in the year 2000, due to the bright outlook forecasted for the Brazilian Offshore Oil & Gas industry. Since then, NorSkan has rapidly expanded its operations to now, owning and operating a fleet comprised of thirty-six supply, support and construction vessels, including newbuilds.
The NorSkan vessels are chartered on long-term contracts to the main oil & gas exploration and production companies in Brazil, as well as operating as subcontractor in the area of subsea services.
Source: NorSkan, August 15, 2011.