DOF Subsea to charter Normand ReachVessel & ROV News // November 5, 2013
DOF Subsea has chartered a new multi-purpose vessel to assist in North Sea operations. The company has entered into a long-term charter agreement with Reach Subsea for the newbuild construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Reach. DOF Subsea has signed a two-year contract with Reach Subsea with two one-year extension options.
Normand Reach is due to be delivered by the end of May 2014 and will replace DOF Subsea’s existing vessel Skandi Bergen for high-end construction projects. The vessel is 121m long and equipped with a 250 tonne AHC crane and two work-class ROVs.
The new vessel will be dedicated to the North Sea and support DOF Subsea’s continuing growth strategy in the UK and Norway.