Stanford Bateleur to work offshore MexicoVessel & ROV News // July 22, 2014
Stanford Marine says it has secured a three year contract for one of its 87m PSVs, Stanford Bateleur, offshore Mexico.
Stanford Bateleur has been awarded a long-term contract with Mexiship in Mexico.
Before commencing her long term charter in Mexico, the vessel undergo some project modifications.
Bateleur has been working on charter in Malaysia with Haliburton and in Qatar with Maersk Oil, since her delivery in early 2013.
Pemex, the end user, will operate the vessel as an 'injector vessel,' operating from the port of Dos Bocas, in the state of Tabasco.
Bateleur will join her smaller sister vessel, the 58m DP1 Stanford Goshawk, which has been working offshore Mexico for the last 12 months.
Stanford’s general manager, Darren Reeves said, “We are delighted to secure this long term contract for the Bateleur. This represents a significant upping of the stakes in our operations in Mexico and moves us in a direction we are keen to continue. Mexiship will be a solid partner for us and provide assistance with local logistical support; we look forward to working with them. “
Built by Fujian Mawei Shipyard in China, the 87m Stanford Bateleur is a DP2 diesel-electric PSV with a deadweight of 5,145 tonnes, FiFi 1, an open deck area of 1,000m2 and accommodation for 52.