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    Norskan acquires Trico UT722

    Vessel & ROV News // September 1, 2003
    NorSkan Offshore Limitada, which is owned 50/50 by Solstad Offshore ASA and DOF ASA, has purchased 100 per cent of the shares in Trico Offshore Limitada in Brazil.

    The company's only asset is an anchor handling-vessel of UT 722 L design that is under construction at EISA shipyard in Rio de Janeiro.

    The company has an eight-year contract for the vessel with Petrobras for anchor handling work in deep water on the Brazilian Continental Shelf.

    The purchase is subject to approval from EISA and Petrobras.

    The new vessel is scheduled to be delivered from yard in December 2004 and the charter with Petrobras starts thereafter.

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